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STERLING LOVELADY

#53

Player profile

2013 OUTLOOK:

Versatile lineman who can play either center, guard or tackle. Another experienced lineman who has played in 12 games in two seasons with the Seminoles.

2012:

Reserve lineman who played in six games (Murray State, Savannah State, Wake Forest, Boston College, Duke, Maryland)…posted a season-high grade of 77 percent against Savannah State…played 10 snaps against Boston College and Duke.

2011:

True freshman who played in six games and earned a season-high 22 snaps against Charleston Southern…logged 10 snaps against Maryland…also was used as part of the PAT and field goal blocking units on special teams.

PERSONAL:

Enrolled early in January 2011…three-year starter at offensive tackle for Navarre High School where he was coached by Chad Lashley…projected as a center or interior lineman in college…helped lead his team to the Region 1 4A title game and a school-record 11 wins as a senior…Navarre finished 11-2 overall and ranked No. 10 in 4A…three-star recruit and No. 7 center prospect by Rivals.com…rated the No. 13 center by Scout.com and a three-star prospect by 247Sports … No. 15 center according to ESPN…the first Navarre football player to sign with a Bowl Championship Series member school and one of the few prep football players from the Pensacola area to ever complete his high school requirements in December and join a major college football program before his senior class graduated…member of the Times-Union’s Florida Super 75 where he was rated as the No. 1 center…July 14, 1993.