Jordan Love

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Jordan Love
No. 10 – Green Bay Packers
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1998-11-02) November 2, 1998 (age 21)
Bakersfield, California
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:224 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:Liberty (Bakersfield, California)
College:Utah State
NFL Draft:2020 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26
Career history
Roster status:Unsigned draft pick
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Jordan Love (born November 2, 1998) is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Utah State, and was drafted by the Packers in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Jordan Love was born in Bakersfield, California on November 2, 1998. When Love was 14 years old, his father, Orbin Love, committed suicide.[1] Love attended Liberty High School. After being told he could not play quarterback as a freshman, Love was named the starter by his senior year. As a senior, Love passed for 2,148 yards and 24 touchdowns and rushed for 806 yards with eight touchdowns. He committed to play college football at Utah State University.[2]

College career[edit]

Love redshirted his first year at Utah State in 2016. As a redshirt freshman in 2017, he played in 12 games and started the final six.[3] He finished the season, completing 129 of 235 passes for 1,631 yards, eight touchdowns and six interceptions.[4][5] As a sophomore in 2018, Love started all 13 games, completing 267 of 417 passes for a school season record 3,567 yards with 32 touchdowns and six interceptions.[6] He was named the MVP of the 2018 New Mexico Bowl after passing for 359 yards and four touchdowns.[7] Following the end of the 2019 season, Love announced that he would forgo his senior year by declaring for the 2020 NFL Draft.[8]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Wonderlic
6 ft 3 34 in
(1.92 m)
224 lb
(102 kg)
32 58 in
(0.83 m)
10 12 in
(0.27 m)
4.74 s 4.52 s 7.21 s 35.5 in
(0.90 m)
9 ft 10 in
(3.00 m)
27
All values from NFL Combine[9]

Love was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the first round with the 26th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, making him the first player from a Group of Five conference to be chosen in that draft. The Packers moved up from their original pick at 30 in a trade with the Miami Dolphins.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jordan Love fulfilling his late father's vision". National Football League. Retrieved February 10, 2020.
  2. ^ ""Dual-threat" quarterback from California commits to USU".
  3. ^ thorn@bakersfield.com, TREVOR HORN. "Transformed and recharged, Jordan Love takes off as freshman QB at Utah State". The Bakersfield Californian.
  4. ^ Peavler, Lafe (June 21, 2018). "Utah State position breakdown: Jordan Love looks to make strides as undisputed starting QB". Deseret News.
  5. ^ Peavler, Lafe (August 8, 2018). "Utah State QB Jordan Love a 'completely different guy' heading into 2018 season". Deseret News.
  6. ^ "USU football: Jordan Love and David Woodward named to 2019 Touchdown Club of Columbus Players to Watch List". Deseret News. January 3, 2019.
  7. ^ REPORT, STAFF AND WIRE. "Liberty graduate leads Utah State to blowout bowl win". The Bakersfield Californian.
  8. ^ "Utah State QB Jordan Love declares for NFL draft". ESPN. December 10, 2019. Retrieved December 10, 2019.
  9. ^ "Jordan Love Combine Profile". National Football League. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  10. ^ "2020 NFL Draft: Packers select Utah State QB Jordan Love in first round, No. 26 overall". packers.com. Retrieved April 23, 2020.

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