Carey Spear may be an All-SEC kicker, but his dedication to helping others may outshine his heroics on the field.
Spear was named one of 12 finalists for the 2013 Wuerffel Trophy on Tuesday. The Wuerffel Trophy, named after former Florida quarterback Danny Wuerffel, is an annual award for the college football player who best combines athletic, academic, and community service achievement. Spear joined players like Georgia's Aaron Murray and Illinois's Nathan Scheelhaase on the list of finalists.
The award is Spear's second of the 2013 season. He was named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team this October for his commitment to community service. Allstate lauded his efforts, which included: