Jordan Love (born November 2, 1998) is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Utah State and was drafted by the Packers in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Jordan Love was born in Bakersfield, California on November 2, 1998. When Love was 14 years old, Love's father, Orbin Love, committed suicide. Love attended Liberty High School. After being told he could not play quarterback as a freshman, Love was named the starter by his senior year. As a senior, Love passed for 2,148 yards and 24 touchdowns and rushed for 806 yards with eight touchdowns. He committed to play college football at Utah State University.
Love redshirted his first year at Utah State in 2016. As a redshirt freshman in 2017, he played in 12 games and started the final six. He finished the season, completing 129 of 235 passes for 1,631 yards, eight touchdowns and six interceptions. As a sophomore in 2018, Love started all 13 games, completing 267 of 417 passes for a school season record 3,567 yards with 32 touchdowns and six interceptions. He was named the MVP of the 2018 New Mexico Bowl after passing for 359 yards and four touchdowns. Following the season's end, Love announced that he would forgo his senior year by declaring for the 2020 NFL Draft.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand size||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump|
|6 ft 3 ⁄4 in
|32 ⁄8 in
|10 ⁄2 in
|4.74 s||4.52 s||7.21 s||35.5 in
|9 ft 10 in|
|All values from NFL Combine|
Love was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the first round with the 26th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. The Packers moved up from their 30th overall selection in a trade with the Miami Dolphins, who acquired the pick in a trade with the Houston Texans.