UNC Football Recruiting: Tennessee Volunteers offer Bryce Love


2015 running back Bryce Love is already one of the most coveted recruits in the state of North Carolina, and the 5’9″, 170 pound Wake Forest-Rolesville standout is already viewed as one of the elite prospects in 2015. Today, he received a major offer in his recruitment from an SEC school in the Tennessee Volunteers.

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Love is a big North Carolina Tar Heels target in the 2015 class, and pretty much all of the major in-state programs have offered Love. N.C. State, Duke, UNC East Carolina, Virginia Tech, and now Tennessee are the six schools that have offered the Wake Forest, North Carolina prospect.

The Tar Heels junior day attendee, Bryce Love is high on UNC early on, and the offer from the big in-state program was huge for Love. A smart student with a 4.5 GPA, Love is a two-sports star in track and football and would like to go to a school that is good in both programs. His father, in fact, was a track star at South Carolina.

Possessing incredible speed, Love runs a 4.3 forty and is viewed as one of the fastest recruits in the 2015 class overall. Not yet rated by recruiting sites, the 2015 back will soon see his offers list explode. Tennessee was his first SEC offer, but he also has drawn interest from Georgia, South Carolina, Stanford, Arizona, UCLA, Florida State, and Penn State. Wake Forest, by the way, has not offered nor have they shown interest in the highly regarded RB.

Love rushed for 977 yards and had 12 total touchdowns in a breakout season as a sophomore after being used sparingly (but still showing potential in that limited playing time) as a freshman for Wake Forest-Rolesville. We’ll keep an eye on how much interest he has in the Vols, and “Bryce Love” is a name fans of teams in the state of North Carolina need to keep an especially close eye on.

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