|58 Shaquille Love
Has played both offensive guard and tackle during his career ... Finished the spring as the backup right tackle ... A standout on both the offensive and defensive lines in high school, he has settled in the offensive side in college ... Has worked to develop the strength necessary to be a college lineman.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Continued to practice with the team.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Big lineman 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, plays for Toronto of the Canadian Football League ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Community Cats: Participated in the Big Blue U Move-In (2011) and with God's Pantry (2012).
Shaquille Says ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: chef ... If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: Will Smith ... If I could pick one NFL player to model my game after, it would be: Mike Pouncey ... If I could be on any reality TV show I would choose: Dancing With the Stars ... The one thing I like most about football is: how we are a family ... My hidden talent is: cooking and poetry.