[Bill Ackerman - For Shaw Media]
He does have plenty on his mind, these days.
Last week, he made the decision to re-open his recruitment, after making a verbal commitment to Bowling Green in July.
He's had recent conversations with a few Power Five schools, notably Purdue and Rutgers from the Big Ten and Missouri from the SEC. He visited Toledo this past weekend, and plans to perhaps visit Western Illinois, who has offered a scholarship, and Notre Dame – where his brother Julian plays.
Bowling Green still remains in play.
"The biggest factor [in re-opening my recruitment] was I felt like, with the level of play I'm at this year, other opportunities are able to present themselves," Love said. "I had some coaches hit me up that are very complimentary of my film. Bowling Green is still an option. They've showed the most love out of any of the schools."
There's a lot to love about Nazareth these days.
McCarthy, himself a heavily-recruited player, has wowed opponents and teammates alike. He was 18-for-27 for 425 yards and five touchdowns against Benet, 359 of those yards in the first half.
"He's unreal, to say the least," Love said. "The biggest thing that sets him apart is his trust in his receivers. If there's a jump ball, double coverage, he'll throw it – he has trust that we'll come down with it no matter what."
"[McCarthy] is driving a Corvette, and he knows it," Racki said. "The biggest thing is the respect he has earned. He is mature beyond his years. His willingness to be coached and improve his great. He's a very grounded kid."
Nazareth, despite outscoring five opponents 179-36, remains grounded, too.
"I still don't feel like we've reached our peak level of performance," Love said.