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Kyle Love
DT #98
Height:
6-1
Weight:
315
College:
Mississippi State
Hometown:
Fairburn, Ga.
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 43 69 37 32 5.5 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 JAC 1 4 1 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 KC 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NE 16 25 11 14 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 NE 16 33 20 13 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 NE 9 7 5 2 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --

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Fourth-year DT spent the last three seasons with New England … Originally signed as a rookie free agent in 2010 …  Has played in 41 games with 25 starts … Has started 24 games over the past two seasons … Career totals include 80 tackles (49 solo), 5.5 sacks, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery … Has played in six postseason games ...

TRANSACTIONS: Originally signed by New England as an undrafted rookie in 2010 … Waived on 5/15/13 … Claimed off waivers by Jacksonville on 5/16/13.

PRO: Fourth-year DT spent the last three seasons with New England … Originally signed as a rookie free agent in 2010 …  Has played in 41 games with 25 starts … Has started 24 games over the past two seasons … Career totals include 80 tackles (49 solo), 5.5 sacks, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery … Has played in six postseason games ...

2012: Played in all 16 games with 11 starts … Recorded 40 tackles (24 solo) and 1.5 sacks … Made a season-high four tackles (three solo) on 9/16 vs. ARI … Recorded a sack on 10/21 vs. NYJ … Played in both postseason games and started at DT and registered one tackle on 1/13 vs. HOU ...

2011: Played in all 16 games with 13 starts … Tallied 33 tackles (20 solo), 3.0 sacks and one fumble recovery … Made a season-high three solo tackles on 10/09 vs. NYJ … Recorded one sack on 10/30 at PIT … Posted his second sack of the season on 11/27 at PHI … Registered one sack in the season finale on 01/01/12 vs. BUF … Started at DT in all three postseason games and made seven tackles (three solo) and one pass defense … Started at DT in Super Bowl XLVI on 02/05/12 vs. NYG and tallied one solo tackle ...

2010: Played in 10 games with one start … Made his NFL debut as a reserve lineman on 9/19 vs. NYJ … Recorded his first-career NFL tackle and the only pass defense of his career on 11/25 at DET … Added two solo tackles in a victory vs. GB on 12/19 … Made his first-career start at NT on 1/2 vs. MIA in the season finale … Registered one tackle in the divisional playoff game on 1/16/11 vs. NYJ.

COLLEGE: Four-year letterman … As a senior, started 12 games and recorded a career-high 19 tackles … Started two of 12 games as a junior and made 14 tackles and 2.0 sacks … Started 9 of 13 games as a sophomore and totaled 17 tackles, 3.5 for a loss and one fumble recovery … As a true freshman, saw action in seven games and recorded seven tackles.

PERSONAL: Attended North Clayton High School in College Park, Ga. where he was a two-way lineman for Coach Donald Shockley … Four-year starter and honored as the Offensive Lineman of the Year in 2003, Defensive Lineman of the Year in 2004 and Offensive and Defensive Lineman of the Year in 2005 … Named to Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-Clayton/Henry Super 11 … Also lettered in basketball, baseball and track and field … Son of Colonel Retired (USA) Anthony and Mrs. Miriam Love … Born in the Republic of South Korea ... Twitter handle is @KyleLove74.

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