Spencer played collegiately at Ohio State and entered the league as a sixth-round pick (187th overall) of the Washington Redskins in the 2015 NFL Draft. The Vernon Hills, Illinois native spent the 2015 offseason and preseason with Washington, before being waived on September 9. He joined Tampa Bay’s practice squad in Week 3 last season. He was on the Buccaneers’ practice squad until Week 17, when he was promoted to the active roster and saw playing time against the Carolina Panthers. Spencer spent this past offseason and preseason with Tampa Bay.