Signed by Green Bay as a non-drafted free agent on June 18, 2015…Signed with the New Orleans Saints as a non-drafted free agent on May 4, 2015, but was released on June 12, 2015…Started 38 of 45 games played at New Hampshire, compiling 111 receptions for 1,639 yards (14.8 avg.) with 12 touch-downs…Started all 14 games played in 2014 and set career highs in receptions (56) and receiving yards (838), and tied his career best in TD receptions (four)…Earned first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association and second-team All-America honors as a senior…Posted a career-high 138 receiving yards on seven receptions (19.7 avg.), including a career-long 53-yard catch that went for a TD vs. Lehigh (Sept. 13)…His performance earned him College Football Performance Award National Tight End of the Week…Recorded four receptions for 94 yards (23.5 avg.) with a long of 31 in the Wildcats’ 29-26 victory at Richmond (Sept. 20)…Helped power an offensive attack that racked up 493 yards and 43 points, with 18 of those points coming from Spears alone as he found the end zone on three separate occasions and totaled a career-high eight receptions on 108 yards (13.5 avg.) vs. Del-aware (Nov. 15)…Registered four receptions for 71 yards (17.8 avg.) with a long of 29 vs. Fordham (Dec. 6)…Played in all 15 games with 14 starts as a junior in 2013…Ranked third on the team in receptions (34), receiving yards (478) and receiving TDs (four)…Recorded one reception in 13 of 15 games with multiple catches in 11…Named to the CAA Academic All-Conference team and received third-team CAA Commissioner’s Academic Conference honors…Earned third-team CAA All-Conference and third-team All-Conference…Earned CFPA National TE Performer of the Week for his effort vs. Colgate (Sept. 14), as two of his five receptions found the end zone, totaled 38 yards (7.6 avg.)…Hit the century mark at Towson (Oct. 5) as he posted four receptions for 106 yards (26.5 avg.) and one TD…Pulled down a season-high six receptions for 40 yards (6.7 avg.) at William & Mary (Nov. 2)…Started 10 of 11 games played as a sophomore in 2012…Produced 20 receptions for 305 yards (15.3 avg.) and four TDs…Named to the CAA Academic All-Conference team, third-team All-CAA and second-team All-CAA…Recorded his first-career TD reception on a 1-yard pass from QB Andy Vailas vs. Central Connecticut State (Sept. 15), totaled three receptions for 14 yards (4.7 avg.)…Earned CFPA National TE of the Week following his six-catch, 94-yard (15.7 avg.) and one TD performance in the Wildcats’ 44-21 victory at Georgia State (Oct. 6)…Led the team with 107 receiving yards on three receptions (35.7 avg.), to go along with two TDs at Maine (Oct. 20)…Appeared in five games as a reserve TE in 2011 as a redshirt freshman…Registered one reception on the season for 18 yards (18.0 avg.), with his first-career catch coming in the Wildcats’ win vs. James Madison (Nov. 5)…Received CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award…Missed majority of season with leg injury suffered in September…Redshirted his 2010 season…Earned his bachelor’s degree in communications…Played TE/DE at The Pennington School (N.J.)…As a senior, notched 41 passes for 764 yards (18.6 avg.) and nine TDs for the Red Raiders…Named first-team All-Area, All-County and All-Independence League All-Star…Named All-Prep and All-State by Newark Star-Ledger…Was a four-year starter on the basketball team, winning the Mercer County Player of the Year award as a junior…Eclipsed 1,000 career points…Born in Perkasie, Pa.