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John Lovett 7

John  Lovett


Burlington, N.J.

High School:
Cherokee HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 202




Baylor vs. Iowa State Photos

USATSI photos from Baylor football vs. Iowa State


Baylor vs. Texas Tech

USATSI photos from Baylor football vs. Texas Tech - Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017


Baylor vs. Oklahoma State

NCAA Football: Baylor vs. Oklahoma State

Second-year all-around back ... Voted single-digit number by teammates in August 2017 ... Baylor's leading rusher as true freshman in 2017 with 445 yards and five touchdowns.

2017 (Freshman): Played in 11 games with four starts ... On season, had team-high 98 rushes for team-high 445 yards and team-best five TDs while catching seven passes for 20 yards ... Ranked tied for first among Big 12 freshmen RBs with five rushing TDs ... Rushed one time for five yards at No. 10 TCU ... Had nine carries for 21 yards vs. Iowa State and one catch for six yards ... Ran four times for 14 yards vs. Texas Tech ... Missed game at Kansas due to sickness ... Rushed five times for two yards and one TD vs. Texas ... Had one catch for one yard and seven rushes for 20 yards and one TD vs. No. 23 West Virginia ... Started at No. 14 Oklahoma State, ran 11 times for 62 yards and had one catch for one yard ... Ran seven times for career-high 95 yards with one TD at Kansas State, including career-best 74-yard TD run ... 74-yard run is longest in Baylor history for a true freshman ... Started, rushed 13 times for 44 yards and had one catch for two yards vs. No. 3 Oklahoma ... Started, carried nine times for 21 yards at Duke ... With 161 rushing yards in first two games of season, had sixth best rushing start to season at Baylor since 2000 ... Had first career start vs. UTSA, rushing career-high 18 times for 72 yards and making first three career catches for 10 yards ... Made collegiate debut vs. Liberty, rushing 14 times for 89 yards and two TDs, including 34-yard TD run, to become Baylor's first true freshmen to rush for two TDs since QB Nick Florence vs. Kent State on Oct. 3, 2009 ... Had most rushing yards by BU freshman since at least 2000 with 89 vs. Liberty.

High School: All-state athlete from Cherokee High School in Burlington, N.J ... Two-way star under head coach P.J. Mehigan at CHS ... No. 1-ranked athlete prospect in New Jersey by Scout and No. 404 overall national recruit by 247Sports ... National position ratings among athletes: No. 29 by 247Sports, No. 34 by Scout, No. 50 by Rivals, also ranked No. 68 among running backs by ESPN ... Rankings among New Jersey prospects: No. 12 by Rivals, No. 13 by 247Sports, No. 25 by ESPN and No. 28 on's Top 50 ... Versatile, two-time all-league defensive back ... Named to 2016 USA TODAY All-USA New Jersey second team and second team all-state as defensive back as senior after helping Cherokee to playoffs ... Earned 2016 first-team All-Group 5 honors as DB and 2016 first-team WJFL American Division as running back ... Ran for 1,371 yards and 24 TDs on 178 carries as senior ... Selected 2015 third-team All-Group 5 and first-team WJFL American Division as running back following junior season ... Rushed for 1,307 yards and 13 TDs on 196 attempts ... Ran for 403 yards and seven touchdowns on 72 carries as sophomore in 2014.

Personal: Son of Eddie Lovett and Dawn Hilton ... Apparel design and product development major.


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