Sean Love

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Sean Love
No. 79
Position: Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1968-09-06) September 6, 1968 (age 48)
Place of birth: Coaldale, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 304 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Marian Catholic (PA)
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 10 / Pick: 264
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games: 19
Games Started: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Sean Fitzgerald Love (born September 6, 1968 in Coaldale, Pennsylvania) is a former American professional football player who played offensive guard for three seasons in the National Football League with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers.

Early years[edit]

Love attended Marian Catholic High School. He accepted a scholarship from Penn State University where he was recruited to play on the defense, before being converted to the offensive line.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Love was selected in the tenth round (264th overall) of the 1991 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. He was waived on August 12.

New York Giants[edit]

He was claimed off waivers by the New York Giants.[2] He was cut on August 26, 1991.[3]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

On July 6, 1992, he was signed by the Buffalo Bills.[4] He was released on October 21 from the practice squad.[5] He was re-signed in 1993, but was released before the season started.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (first stint)[edit]

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed him off waivers on August 31, 1993.[6] He made his debut in the NFL that year and spent two seasons with the team before being waived on August 22, 1995.[7]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

He joined the expansion Carolina Panthers on September 6, 1995, for their inaugural season.[8] That year, he played in a career high 11 games mainly on special teams and made the only start of his professional career.[9] He was released on August 18, 1996.[10]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (second stint)[edit]

On January 2, 1997, he signed a two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[11] He was cut on August 18.[12]

New York Jets[edit]

Love was claimed off waivers by the New York Jets, before being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles a few days later in exchange for past considerations.[13]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Although he was cut before the start of the 1997 season, he was later brough back in November but wasn't activated for a game.[14] He was re-signed in 1998, but was released in August.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://articles.philly.com/1987-02-11/sports/26180056_1_penn-state-football-prospects-linebacker-mark-d-onofrio
  2. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2199&dat=19910815&id=CE8yAAAAIBAJ&sjid=euYFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6896,4102923&hl=en
  3. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1991/08/27/sports/transactions-848991.html
  4. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1980&dat=19920707&id=nZIiAAAAIBAJ&sjid=EK8FAAAAIBAJ&pg=2009,1709088&hl=en
  5. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=348&dat=19921022&id=JdtMAAAAIBAJ&sjid=5TIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5920,5701123&hl=en
  6. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1755&dat=19930901&id=VichAAAAIBAJ&sjid=mXsEAAAAIBAJ&pg=3180,591393&hl=en
  7. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2002&dat=19950823&id=HadUAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ezsNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2627,5115318&hl=en
  8. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1454&dat=19950907&id=H7EsAAAAIBAJ&sjid=FxUEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5504,2961049&hl=en
  9. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1454&dat=19960321&id=uYpOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=JBUEAAAAIBAJ&pg=3215,2008809&hl=en
  10. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1876&dat=19960819&id=aFMgAAAAIBAJ&sjid=dc8EAAAAIBAJ&pg=6788,7886543&hl=en
  11. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1997/01/03/sports/transactions-011142.html
  12. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1997/08/19/sports/transactions-692816.html
  13. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1955&dat=19970823&id=0iQyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=saYFAAAAIBAJ&pg=3401,4969893&hl=en
  14. ^ http://articles.philly.com/1997-11-13/sports/25542962_1_free-agent-signings-ian-beckles-eagles
  15. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1998/08/26/sports/nfl-transactions.html

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