|58 Shaquille Love
Saw his first game action last season and hopes to earn more in the coming campaign ... Has played both offensive guard and tackle during his career ... Currently stationed at right tackle ... Has worked to develop the strength necessary to be a college lineman.
2013 (Sophomore): Played in three games.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Continued to practice with the team.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Excelled on both sides of the ball in high school ... First-team all-state as an offensive lineman as a senior as chosen by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association ... Four-year starter in both the offensive and defensive lines ... Helped lead Harriman High School to a berth in the state playoffs each season ... District Lineman of the Year as a senior ... Named to the all-district and All-Tri-County teams as a junior and senior ... The No. 15 prospect in Tennessee by Rivals.com ... Nationally ranked as the No. 90 defensive tackle by Scout.com ... Coached by Travis Tapp ... "The main thing is his athleticism," Tapp said. "Shaquille is so big and athletic, very light on his feet." ... Also played basketball at Harriman ... Basketball team advanced to the state tournament his junior year ... Member of the Ebony Club and school chorus ... The chorus performed at various public events in Harriman.
Personal: Born in Chattanooga, Tenn. ... Son of Greg Love and Nicole Smith ... A cousin, Jeremaine Copeland, played for Toronto of the Canadian Football League ... Major is community and leadership development.
Community Cats: Participated in the Big Blue U Move-In (2011, `12) and guest speaker for a youth football team (2011).
Shaquille Says ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: chef ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: Michael Jordan (in his prime) ... I couldn't live wtihout my: family or phone ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: how crazy our fans are ... My hidden talent is: singing ... What's the best advice you've ever received? I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.