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DeMarcus Love
T #73
Height:
6-4
Weight:
315
College:
Arkansas
Hometown:
Lancaster, TX
Experience:
2
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2013 JAC 0 0
2011 MIN 0 0

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BIOGRAPHY

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2011 (0/0), 2012 (IR). Total-0/0

  • • Inactive for all 16 games as a rookie for Vikings in 2011. 
  • • First-Team All-SEC during his senior season as voted on by the Associated Press and SEC Coaches.  

OFF THE FIELD Earned degree in kinesiology…Teammates with Vikings rookie WRs Jarius Wright and Greg Childs at Arkansas...Vikings WR coach George Stewart was a standout Razorbacks offensive lineman during his playing days...Has a son, DeMarcus Love, Jr....Hosts annual football camp in his hometown with high school teammate Michael Crabtree...Aspires to a career in coaching.

GAMES/STARTS (regular season, playoffs) 2011 (0/0), 2012 (IR). Total-0/0

  • • Inactive for all 16 games as a rookie for Vikings in 2011. 
  • • First-Team All-SEC during his senior season as voted on by the Associated Press and SEC Coaches.  

OFF THE FIELD Earned degree in kinesiology…Teammates with Vikings rookie WRs Jarius Wright and Greg Childs at Arkansas...Vikings WR coach George Stewart was a standout Razorbacks offensive lineman during his playing days...Has a son, DeMarcus Love, Jr....Hosts annual football camp in his hometown with high school teammate Michael Crabtree...Aspires to a career in coaching.

PRO Was placed on injured reserve following 2012 preseason...Spent entire rookie season on Vikings 53-man roster but was inactive each week...Selected #168 overall in 2011 by the Vikings, their first of four 6th round picks...The 1st Arkansas Razorback drafted by the Vikings since 1984...Played from 2008-10 at Arkansas under head coach Bobby Petrino.

2011 Placed on inujured reserve on 8/31 for the season.

2011 Spent all 16 weeks of rookie year inactive on gamedays...Made Vikings 53-man roster following preseason...Showed potential during preseason action during rookie year.

COLLEGE Team captain for his final 2 seasons…Helped Arkansas reach 3 bowl games, including the 2011 BCS Sugar Bowl against Ohio State...Saw action in 45 games with 37 starts, including 26 consecutive starts during his final 2 seasons…11 starts came at guard…The Arkansas line helped break 24 game or season school records on offense in 2010…Was crucial to QB Ryan Mallet’s success who set the Arkansas single-season passing yards record with 3,869…Named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance following Arkansas’ 38-31 victory at Mississippi State in 2010 when the Hogs piled up 488 yards of total offense…Started 8 games in 2008 as a guard, appearing in 11…Appeared in 8 games during his redshirt freshman season, starting the final 3 contests at RG including the Cotton Bowl against Missouri…Paved the way for Arkansas’ offense to lead the SEC and set a school-record with 3,725 rushing yards in 2007…Redshirted in 2006.

PREP Considered a Top 100 prospect in the state of Texas coming out of Carter High School in Dallas…Was teammates with San Francisco 49er WR Michael Crabtree…Finished his high school career as an OG after starting out as an OT…As a senior led his team to a 11-1 record and a 2nd-round state playoff berth in Texas’ largest class (5A)...Threw discus, ranking in state’s top 10 as a senior.