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Mike Love
Player Profile:
Mike Love 1080541
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 266
Year: Junior
Hometown: Clearwater, Fla.
High School: Countryside HS
Experience: Redshirt

LOVE’S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles           5, at SMU (11/19/16)
Sacks              1, 3x, last vs. South Carolina, Birmingham Bowl (12/29/16)
TFL                  2.5, at SMU (11/19/16)
FF                    1, vs. South Carolina, Birmingham Bowl

2016: Appeared in 12 games and started the last nine at the “Bull’ pass-rushing position …made the game-winning sack on the last play of the Birmingham Bowl in overtime. Forced a fumble on the play that USF recovered... set career highs with 7.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, 27 total tackles, 20 solo tackles, a forced fumble and two pass breakups…set a career high with five tackles against ECU (10/8) and SMU (11/19)…finished with a career high 2.5 tackles for loss against SMU (11/19)…set a career high with a sack to go along with four tackles against No. 13 Florida State (9/24)…broke up one pass and deflected another into an interception vs. UCF (11/26).

2015: Appeared in 12 games…totaled 10 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, one sack and one pass break-up… recorded a season-high and career-high tying two tackles at No.11/8 Florida State (9/12) and at Navy (10/31)…also tallied his lone sack of the season at Florida Stat …deflected one pass in a 44-3, Thanksgiving night road win at UCF (11/26).

2014: Saw action in three games.

2013: Love appeared in the season opener against McNeese State…underwent surgery to repair a knee and did not play the rest of the season...a criminology major. 

 

 Mike Love - Career Statistics
 
Defense
Year GP-GS SOLO AST TOT TFL SACKS INT PBU FF FR
2015 12-0 4 6 10 1.5-13 1.0-12 - 1 - -
2016 13-13 20 7 27 7.0-28 3.0-17 - 2 1 -
Totals 25-13 24 13 37 8.5-41 4.0-29 - 3 1 -
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