First Offer in for Love

First Offer in for Love

Bryce Love is one of the fastest sophomore prospects in the entire country. After a big season, the Wake Forest (N.C.) Wake Forest-Rolesville star recently picked up his first scholarship offer.

Bryce Love had a breakout season this fall. His efforts did not go unnoticed, as Love recently received his first scholarship offer from Duke.

"My football coach told me in weight training class about it," said Love. "I was really excited. I wasn't really expecting it, so it was a good surprise. I'm just very grateful for the opportunity."

The sophomore is very interested in the Blue Devils.

"I like the academics," said Love. "But I also like how their football team is getting better and better. I was at the game when they beat (North) Carolina and it was pretty impressive."

Wake Forest-Rolesville had a successful season and finished 9-3. It was Love's first full season on the varsity squad and he played a major role in the team's success.

"I think I did well," he said. "I accomplished a few of my goals. But there are still some things I need to improve on and I just need to keep getting better."

The 5-foot-10, 175-pound speedster admitted he had to adjust to varsity level.

"It's a lot different from JV (football),"said Love. "It's faster, but eventually you get used to it. The talent and competition is higher. But you learn to just prepare yourself and it gets easier as it goes."

"I think I really learned that I have to improve on a lot of things going into my junior year. I'm also going to set new goals and try to accomplish them."

Earlier this year, he heard from LSU, Penn State, Stanford, and UCLA. Now, other schools are showing interest.

"Recently, I've heard from Arizona, Georgia, and Florida State," he said.

Love could visit a school this weekend.

"I might go to a game at Georgia game or the last game at Duke vs. Miami," he said.

For now, Love will turn his focus to Track. He is a member of the Carolina Elite Track & Field Club and also competes for his high school.

Love has already posted some mind-boggling numbers on the track. Last year, at the age of 14, Love ran a 10.6 100-meter dash, 21.6 200, and a 48.2 400.

He finished the season with 1,048 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns. The 2015 prospect also averaged nine yards per carry.

The sophomore running back will also attend U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on January 5.

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