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Devontay Love-Taylor

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Devontay Love-Taylor - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

2021:

Started all nine games in which he appeared at right guard…honorable mention All-ACC…All-ACC Academic Team…Seminole Scholar…team captain…blocked for offensive line that helped FSU convert 32 consecutive Red Zone trips into points, the longest active streak nationally to end 2021 and second-longest by any program at any point of season…Red Zone scoring streak was longest by Seminoles since 2014…helped Florida State rank first in ACC and sixth in America with Red Zone touchdown percentage of 73.8…FSU’s Red Zone scoring percentage of 90.5 ranked third in ACC and 15th among all FBS schools…Seminoles ranked fourth in ACC with average of 4.78 yards per rush…FSU’s three touchdowns of at least 75 yards tied for eighth-highest total nationally…blocked for six 200-yard rushing games and seven games with 100-yard rusher…helped pave the way for four consecutive games with at least 200 yards rushing, FSU’s longest streak since 2010…protected quarterback Jordan Travis who was one of four in ACC to pass for at least 1,500 yards and rush for at least 500 yards…Travis passed for career-high 274 yards and had career-best 336 yards of total offense in 31-28 victory vs. Miami.

2020:

Started first seven games before injury…Don Powell Award recipient…Seminole Scholar…showcased versatility by starting two games at right tackle, one at right guard and four at left tackle…blocked for Florida State offense that averaged 199.9 rushing yards per game, program’s highest since 2016, and 5.11 yards per rush, FSU’s highest season average since 2015…FSU ranked fourth in ACC in yards per carry and fifth in rushing yards per game…yards-per-rush average ranked 23rd nationally, 16th among teams with at least 350 carries…rushing yards-per-game average ranked 20th nationally among teams that played at least nine games…cleared way for Seminoles to pass for 268 yards and gain 263 rushing yards in 41-24 win vs. Jacksonville State, Florida State’s first game with at least 250 yards rushing and passing since 2016…Seminoles scored touchdowns on five straight drives vs. Gamecocks, FSU’s longest touchdown streak since 2017…helped Florida State top 400 yards of total offense in three straight ACC games – at No. 5 Notre Dame, vs. No. 5 North Carolina and at Louisville – for first time since 2016…432 yards in 31-28 victory vs. Tar Heels was FSU’s highest total vs. top-10 opponent since 2016.

BEFORE FSU:

Appeared in 32 games with 16 starts at Florida International…earned honorable mention All-Conference USA recognition in 2019 after helping FIU rank sixth nationally in fewest sacks allowed with 1.08 per game…started all 13 games, helping lead Panthers to six wins and Camellia Bowl appearance…started at right tackle and blocked as FIU allowed zero sacks and averaged 4.7 yards per rush in 30-24 win vs. Miami…in 2018 was part of offensive line that allowed only eight sacks, fewest in program history and NCAA’s third-lowest total, while leading Panthers to program-record nine wins…helped block for Conference USA’s top offense in points per game, total touchdowns, third-down conversion percentage and fourth-down conversion percentage…named to 2018 Conference USA Academic Honor Roll…appeared in seven games with three starts as redshirt freshman…was first-team All-Pasco County lineman at Mitchell…helped lead Mustangs to 9-2 record and 6A state playoffs…also played basketball.