His strength is his ability to speed rush the passer and get around the edge quicker than anyone else in the country. He is also stout against the run as you can see from the highlight videos present on the many recruiting sites. His combination of rushing the passer and getting back into a play on draws and hand-offs puts him above all the others.
Spence isn’t the first player that Urban Meyer has been able to get a commitment from after entering the picture very late. Sharrif Floyd, Matt Elam and Dominique Easley were all headed other places than Florida when Meyer turned up the recruiting and got them to Gainesville. Spence could have been headed to Maryland very easily but Meyer is one of the best recruiters in the country and recruits recognize his coaching ability on the field as well.
PaSwag.com Interview with Noah Spence of Bishop McDevitt