Bryce Love

Team: Washington Redskins

Position: Running Back

Hometown: Wake Forest, N.C.

Date of Birth: July 8, 1997

College: Stanford University



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

Drafted in 2019 – 4th Round, 112th pick by Washington Redskins
Bryce Love is a former standout running back fromStanford. Throughout the 2018 season he earned 739 rushing yards and 6 rushing touchdowns.
Love finished his breakout 2017 season with 2,118 rushing yards and was second in the nation in rushing yards and in rushing yards per game. Love reached the 1,000-yard rushing mark in just the fifth game of the season that year and had back-to-back games with over 250 rushing yards, making him only the second Pac-12 player to do so
Love ran for a school-record 301 yards in a game and at least 100 yards in twelve of his thirteen games, leading all running backs in the nation during the 2017 season
Love’s 2017 season performance earned him the DoakWalker Award as the nation’s best running back and the Lombardi Award. He was a unanimous first team All American and Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year. Love also was named to the All-Pac-12 First Team and was a Heisman Trophy finalist
During Love’s sophomore campaign for the Stanford Cardinal in 2016, he set a record as third in school history with 7.05 yards per carry and ninth in Pac-12 in rushing yards per game (65.2)
Coming out of high school a decorated two sport athlete, Love was regarded as a four-star recruit by ESPN and was ranked as the No. 18 running back prospect of the class of 2015


AWARDS:

All-Pac-12 honorable mention (2018)
Lombardi Award (2017)
Doak Walker Award (2017)
Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year (2017)
Unanimous All-American (2017)
First-team All-Pac-12 (2017)
Heisman Trophy Runner-up (2017)
Walter Camp Player of the Year Finalist (2017)
Maxwell Award Finalist (2017)
All-Pac-12 honorable mention (2016)


OFF FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

Love was named a Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention his last two years at Stanford
In his youth, Love was also a sprinter specializing in the 200 meters and 400 meters, earning USA Track & Field Youth Athlete of the Year honors in 2009
From an athletic background, Love’s father played football and ran track at South Carolina, his Uncle played football at North Carolina and his brother played football at East Carolina
In his free time, Love enjoys video games and reading


MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

Bryce Love on his Stanford career: ‘It’s a blessing to have experienced it’ – The San Francisco Chronicle
Catching Up with Bryce Love – ESPN
Stanford’s Bryce Love shares credit for his success – The San Francisco Chronicle