Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/19/14
As a Floridian, I spent most of the college football season watching the Florida Gators kick SEC competition in the tail. On the defensive side of the ball, Sharrif Floyd proved to have one of the bigger feet on the team. As the season wore on the Gators' defense proved a formidable unit against the best talent in the country, Floyd's draft stock rose like the stock market following an election.During the off season workouts and performances, Floyd continued to prove he was a "special" player. Then, on draft day, when it was expected that he would not make it past the third overall pick, Floyd took a tumble Humpty Dumpty would not have wanted to take.What did the other 22 teams know that the Vikings didn't? Is there a reason to be concerned about a talent falling that far? Warren Sapp tumbled. Ray Lewis tumbled. Aaron Rodgers tumbled. I'm not saying Floyd will be anything like the players just named, but it has to stop and make you think.While his size and ...
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