Loverne, a 6-3, 299-pound product of San Jose State, completed his third NFL season in 2001. He has played in 32 regular season games, seeing the majority of his action on special teams units and occasionally in short-yardage alignments. He also saw action in the Jets' AFC Wildcard game at Oakland on January 12, 2002.
Loverne was selected in the third round of the 1999 draft by the Jets with the 90th pick overall. He was inactive for all 16 games as a rookie, and appeared in 32 straight regular season games while with the Jets, dating back to the 2000 season opener.