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Kyle Love
DT #93
Height:
6-1
Weight:
310
Age:
30
College:
Mississippi State
Hometown:
College Park, Ga.
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
2
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 106 56 50 10.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 1 3
2017 CAR 2 0 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 CAR 10 1 16 8 8 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2015 CAR 15 2 19 10 9 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2014 CAR 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 JAC 1 0 4 1 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 KC 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NE 16 11 25 11 14 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 NE 16 13 33 20 13 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2010 NE 9 1 7 5 2 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @SF W 23-3 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 BUF W 9-3 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/15/17)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (9/27/16)...Released by Carolina (9/3/16)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agenty by Carolina (4/4/16)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/15/14)...Released by Kansas City (8/30/14)...Signed as a free agent by Kansas City (5/20/14)...Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (12/23/13)...Waived by Kansas City (12/3/13)...Signed as a free agent by Kansas City (11/20/13)...Waived by Jacksonville (9/1/13)...Claimed off waivers by Jacksonville (5/16/13)...Waived/non-football illness by New England (5/15/13)...Signed to contract extension by New England (8/22/12)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by New England (4/29/10).

GP/GS
Career (68/28) [10/4]; 2016 (10/1); 2015 (15/2) [3/0]; 2014 (0/0) [1/0]; 2013 (2/0); 2012 (16/11) [2/1]; 2011 (16/13) [3/3]; 2010 (9/1) [1/0].

2016
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (9/27) after being waived during the final roster cutdown (9/3)...Played in 10 games with one start and was inactive for three games...Recorded 19 tackles, 1.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Inactive with a knee injury versus Kansas City (11/13)...Also inactive versus San Diego (12/11) and versus Atlanta (12/24)...At Atlanta (10/2): Sacked quarterback Matt Ryan for a seven-yard loss...Vs. Tampa Bay (10/10): Combined with Robert McClain to sack quarterback Jameis Winston for an eight-yard loss on the final play of the first quarter...At Washington (12/19): Forced and recovered a fumble by Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder on the Redskins' final offensive play of the game...Marked first career forced fumble.

2015
Played in 15 games with two starts and was inactive for one game for Carolina…Recorded 19 tackles, three sacks, four quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery…Started in place of an injured Star Lotulelei at Jacksonville (9/13) and versus Houston (9/20)…Contributed to unit that ranked sixth in the NFL in total defense and scoring defense…Inactive with a concussion at Atlanta (12/27)…POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus Seattle (1/17), NFC Championship versus Arizona (1/24) and Super Bowl 50 versus Denver (2/7)…Recorded two tackles and one sack…Vs. Green Bay (11/8): Recovered a fumble by Packers running back Eddie Lacy…Vs. Washington (11/22): Sacked Redskins quarterback Kurt Cousins for a six-yard loss…Vs. Atlanta (12/13): Sacked Falcons quarterback Sean Renfree for a nine-yard loss…Part of defense that helped Carolina record the seventh shutout victory in team history…38-point win tied the Panthers largest margin of victory in team history…Vs. Tampa Bay (1/3): Sacked Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston for an eight-yard loss…NFC Championship vs. Arizona (1/24): Sacked Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer for a seven-yard loss.

2014
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/15) and was inactive for the last two games...Attended training camp with Kansas City and was released in the final roster cutdown (8/30)...POSTSEASON: Inactive for NFC Wild Card versus Arizona (1/3) and played in NFC Divisional Playoff at Seattle (1/10)...Recorded two tackles.

2013
Played in two games and was inactive for one game for Kansas City and Jacksonville...Logged four tackles...Waived/non-football illness by New England (5/15) after being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes...Claimed off waivers by the Jaguars (5/16) and was waived in the final roster cutdown (9/1)...Signed as a free agent by the Chiefs (11/20) and played versus San Diego (11/24) and was inactive versus Denver (12/1) before being waived (12/3)...Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (12/23) and registered four tackles in the season finale at Indianapolis (12/29).

2012
Played in 16 games with 11 starts for New England...Compiled 40 tackles, 1.5 sacks and one quarterback pressure...POSTSEASON: Played in two games, starting AFC Championship versus Baltimore (1/20)...Tallied one tackle...Vs. Arizona (9/16): Shared a sack of Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb with defensive end Rob Ninkovich...Vs. New York Jets (10/21): Sacked Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez for a four-yard loss.

2011
Played in 16 games with starts in the last 13 for New England...Posted 55 tackles, three sacks, five quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery...POSTSEASON: Started three games, including Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants (2/5)...Recorded nine tackles, one quarterback pressure and one pass defensed...Vs. San Diego (9/18): Recovered a fumble by Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers...At Pittsburgh (10/30): Sacked Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for an 11-yard loss...At Philadelphia (11/27): Corralled Eagles quarterback Vince Young for a sack...At Washington (12/11): Gathered a career-high seven tackles...Vs. Buffalo (1/1): Brought down Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick for a three-yard sack.

2010
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by New England (4/29)...Played in nine games with one start, was inactive for six games and dressed but did not play in one game...Notched 14 tackles, one sack, one quarterback pressure and one pass defensed...POSTSEASON: Played in AFC Divisional Playoff versus the New York Jets (1/16)...Accounted for one tackle...At New York Jets (9/19): Saw first NFL action...At Buffalo (12/26): Victimized Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick for first career sack, dropping him for a four-yard loss...Vs. Miami (1/2): Made first NFL start.

COLLEGE
Played in 44 games with 21 starts at Mississippi State...Totaled 72 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, six quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery...2009 (Sr.): Played in 12 games with 10 starts...Produced 35 tackles, two tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and one quarterback pressure...2008 (Jr.): Played in 12 games with two starts...Registered 13 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, two sacks and two quarterback pressures...2007 (So.): Played in 13 games with nine starts...Collected 17 tackles, three tackles for loss, three quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery in addition to blocking one kick...2006 (Fr.): Played in seven games...Had seven tackles.

PERSONAL
Attended North Clayton HS in College Park, Ga....Majored in fitness management at Mississippi State.

TRANSACTIONS
Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (3/15/17)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (9/27/16)...Released by Carolina (9/3/16)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agenty by Carolina (4/4/16)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/15/14)...Released by Kansas City (8/30/14)...Signed as a free agent by Kansas City (5/20/14)...Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (12/23/13)...Waived by Kansas City (12/3/13)...Signed as a free agent by Kansas City (11/20/13)...Waived by Jacksonville (9/1/13)...Claimed off waivers by Jacksonville (5/16/13)...Waived/non-football illness by New England (5/15/13)...Signed to contract extension by New England (8/22/12)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by New England (4/29/10).

GP/GS
Career (68/28) [10/4]; 2016 (10/1); 2015 (15/2) [3/0]; 2014 (0/0) [1/0]; 2013 (2/0); 2012 (16/11) [2/1]; 2011 (16/13) [3/3]; 2010 (9/1) [1/0].

2016
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (9/27) after being waived during the final roster cutdown (9/3)...Played in 10 games with one start and was inactive for three games...Recorded 19 tackles, 1.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Inactive with a knee injury versus Kansas City (11/13)...Also inactive versus San Diego (12/11) and versus Atlanta (12/24)...At Atlanta (10/2): Sacked quarterback Matt Ryan for a seven-yard loss...Vs. Tampa Bay (10/10): Combined with Robert McClain to sack quarterback Jameis Winston for an eight-yard loss on the final play of the first quarter...At Washington (12/19): Forced and recovered a fumble by Redskins wide receiver Jamison Crowder on the Redskins' final offensive play of the game...Marked first career forced fumble.

2015
Played in 15 games with two starts and was inactive for one game for Carolina…Recorded 19 tackles, three sacks, four quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery…Started in place of an injured Star Lotulelei at Jacksonville (9/13) and versus Houston (9/20)…Contributed to unit that ranked sixth in the NFL in total defense and scoring defense…Inactive with a concussion at Atlanta (12/27)…POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus Seattle (1/17), NFC Championship versus Arizona (1/24) and Super Bowl 50 versus Denver (2/7)…Recorded two tackles and one sack…Vs. Green Bay (11/8): Recovered a fumble by Packers running back Eddie Lacy…Vs. Washington (11/22): Sacked Redskins quarterback Kurt Cousins for a six-yard loss…Vs. Atlanta (12/13): Sacked Falcons quarterback Sean Renfree for a nine-yard loss…Part of defense that helped Carolina record the seventh shutout victory in team history…38-point win tied the Panthers largest margin of victory in team history…Vs. Tampa Bay (1/3): Sacked Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston for an eight-yard loss…NFC Championship vs. Arizona (1/24): Sacked Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer for a seven-yard loss.

2014
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/15) and was inactive for the last two games...Attended training camp with Kansas City and was released in the final roster cutdown (8/30)...POSTSEASON: Inactive for NFC Wild Card versus Arizona (1/3) and played in NFC Divisional Playoff at Seattle (1/10)...Recorded two tackles.

2013
Played in two games and was inactive for one game for Kansas City and Jacksonville...Logged four tackles...Waived/non-football illness by New England (5/15) after being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes...Claimed off waivers by the Jaguars (5/16) and was waived in the final roster cutdown (9/1)...Signed as a free agent by the Chiefs (11/20) and played versus San Diego (11/24) and was inactive versus Denver (12/1) before being waived (12/3)...Signed as a free agent by Jacksonville (12/23) and registered four tackles in the season finale at Indianapolis (12/29).

2012
Played in 16 games with 11 starts for New England...Compiled 40 tackles, 1.5 sacks and one quarterback pressure...POSTSEASON: Played in two games, starting AFC Championship versus Baltimore (1/20)...Tallied one tackle...Vs. Arizona (9/16): Shared a sack of Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb with defensive end Rob Ninkovich...Vs. New York Jets (10/21): Sacked Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez for a four-yard loss.

2011
Played in 16 games with starts in the last 13 for New England...Posted 55 tackles, three sacks, five quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery...POSTSEASON: Started three games, including Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants (2/5)...Recorded nine tackles, one quarterback pressure and one pass defensed...Vs. San Diego (9/18): Recovered a fumble by Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers...At Pittsburgh (10/30): Sacked Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for an 11-yard loss...At Philadelphia (11/27): Corralled Eagles quarterback Vince Young for a sack...At Washington (12/11): Gathered a career-high seven tackles...Vs. Buffalo (1/1): Brought down Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick for a three-yard sack.

2010
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by New England (4/29)...Played in nine games with one start, was inactive for six games and dressed but did not play in one game...Notched 14 tackles, one sack, one quarterback pressure and one pass defensed...POSTSEASON: Played in AFC Divisional Playoff versus the New York Jets (1/16)...Accounted for one tackle...At New York Jets (9/19): Saw first NFL action...At Buffalo (12/26): Victimized Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick for first career sack, dropping him for a four-yard loss...Vs. Miami (1/2): Made first NFL start.

COLLEGE
Played in 44 games with 21 starts at Mississippi State...Totaled 72 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, six quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery...2009 (Sr.): Played in 12 games with 10 starts...Produced 35 tackles, two tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and one quarterback pressure...2008 (Jr.): Played in 12 games with two starts...Registered 13 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, two sacks and two quarterback pressures...2007 (So.): Played in 13 games with nine starts...Collected 17 tackles, three tackles for loss, three quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery in addition to blocking one kick...2006 (Fr.): Played in seven games...Had seven tackles.

PERSONAL
Attended North Clayton HS in College Park, Ga....Majored in fitness management at Mississippi State.