- Career & Game-By-Game Statistics
Pressed into immediate service as a reserve on the defensive line . . . Has played in 33 games for Mississippi State at defensive tackle or nose . . . Has earned 11 starting calls in the middle of the defensive line as his experience level increased . . . Has made 37 tackles during his Bulldog career, including seven for loss (minus 22 yards), two of which were quarterback sacks (minus 10 yards) . . . Credited with one fumble recovery and a blocked kick during his Bulldog tenure . . . Came to MSU as an outstanding two-way lineman from the Georgia prep ranks.
Played in all 12 games during his junior campaign, starting twice on the defensive line . . . Started the season opener against Louisiana Tech and the season finale at Ole Miss . . . Made 13 total tackles, including three and one-half for loss (minus 12 yards), two of which were quarterback sacks (minus 10 yards) . . . Had a pair of tackles for loss (minus 8 yards), one of which was his first career quarterback sack (minus 6 yards), in Mississippi State’s SEC opener against Auburn . . . Recorded a pair of tackles a week later at Georgia Tech . . . Had one stop in the Bulldogs’ mid-season win over Vanderbilt . . . Recorded a 4-yard quarterback sack against Kentucky in Week 9 . . . Credited with three tackles at Alabama in Week 10 . . . Made a season-best four tackles, including a half-tackle for loss, at Ole Miss in the season finale.
Saw action in all 13 games for Mississippi State during his sophomore season, he earned nine starts in the middle of the defense . . . Opened nine of the last 10 games for MSU, only failing to start the team’s Week 10 win over Alabama . . . Made 17 tackles on the year, including three and one-half for loss (minus 10 yards) . . . Credited with one fumble recovery and a blocked kick . . . Played in a reserve role at defensive tackle to begin his sophomore season . . . Reached the stats column for the first time in Week 3 action at Auburn . . . Had two tackles and a fumble recovery in Mississippi State’s 19-14 win over the Tigers . . . It was a career-first recovery . . . Made his first career start in the Bulldogs’ Week 4 win over Gardner-Webb . . . For the second-straight week, made a pair of hits in the win over the Runnin’ Bulldogs . . . Had a 3-yard tackle for loss in State’s Week 5 game at South Carolina . . . Had a solid all-around game in the Bulldogs’ 30-13 win over UAB a week later . . . Tallied two tackles against the Blazers, including one-half for loss (minus 4 yards) . . . Also blocked a UAB field goal try just into the second quarter with UAB already holding a 3-0 lead at the time . . . His block was returned 22 yards by Marcus Washington to the UAB 45, a turn of events that set MSU up for a tying field goal . . . It was the first blocked field goal by a Bulldog since Antonio Johnson blocked an Arkansas three-point attempt in 2006 . . . Part of a defensive effort that permitted the Blazers just 71 yards rushing . . . Had two hits against Tennessee in Week 7 . . . Made three hits a week later at West Virginia . . . Returned to the stats sheet with a 2-yard tackle for loss at Arkansas in Week 11 . . . Credited with one hit in MSU’s 17-14 victory over Ole Miss in the Battle For The Golden Egg . . . Made three tackles, one of which was a tackle for loss (minus 1 yard), in the Bulldogs’ 10-3 win over Central Florida in the 2007 AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
Played in seven games during his true freshman season for the Bulldogs . . . Played in four games at midseason (Weeks 4-7) and three near the schedule’s end (Week 8-10) . . . Totaled seven tackles on the year . . . Saw action for the first time in his initial season in Starkville during Week 4 action at UAB . . . Had a solid outing in just his second collegiate game one week later at LSU, seeing increased playing time with injuries along the defensive line . . . Totaled five tackles against the Tigers.
Two-way lineman for head coach Donald Shockley at North Clayton High School in College Park, GA (an Atlanta suburb)., …Earned four letters in football and was a four-year starter…Honored as the Offensive Lineman of the Year 2003, Defensive Lineman of the Year 2004… Led team to a 10-1 record in 2004, as well as the 5AAAA region and sub-region championship...Honored as the team's Defensive and Offensive Lineman of the Year for 2005… Also received the top scholar athlete award the same year …Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-Clayton/Henry Super 11... Honored with the Captain's Award in 2005...Participated in the Athens NIKE and MSL training camps … All-around athlete who excelled in football, basketball, baseball and track and field....Above a 3.0 grade point average in the classroom ... Committed to Mississippi State in January 2006. Other top scholarship offers: Memphis, Virginia Tech, and Akron.
Born Alexander Kyle Love, 11-18-86, in the Republic of South Korea... Son of Colonel Retired (USA) Anthony and Mrs. Miriam Love ... Majoring in fitness management.