Found April 25, 2013 on Athlon Sports:
As the final seconds ticked away at Florida State’s Doak Campbell Stadium last fall, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd was in no mood to celebrate...

NFL Draft Instant Analysis: Sharrif Floyd To Minnesota Vikings

NFL Team: Minnesota VikingsPick No: 23Player Name: Sharrif FloydPosition: DTSchool: FloridaHeight/Weight: 6’ 3", 297The Vitals: Floyd was projected as early as third overall by quite a few experts.When he fell all the way to 23rd, the Vikings did very well to scoop him up. He finds his way to the ball on every play with his speed and a ton of strength. During his time at Florida...

First Round NFL Draft Grades: Minnesota Vikings

PICK: Sharrif Floyd, DT, FloridaANALYSIS: Floyd's free fall finally stops at 23 overall; 20 spots lower than I had him going in my last mock. This is obviously an amazing pick for Minnesota, who fills a big need and gets amazing value. The Vikings needed someone to pair with Williams, and now they have a guy with amazing potential. This might be the best value pick of the draft...

Sharrif Floyd and Xavier Rhodes: The photo you thought you’d never see

Gators defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and Noles defensive back Xavier Rhodes were both selected by Minnesota in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

2013 NFL Draft: 3 Reasons Sharrif Floyd Will Bust In Minnesota

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...

Vikings take Florida's Floyd with first pick at No. 23

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are known for ending the fall of top prospects in the NFL Draft. They did it again Thursday. Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd was once considered a potential top-five pick, but he slipped to No. 23 before Minnesota ended his slide with the first of two first-round picks. Floyd, 21, was an early entrant, coming off a season in which...

Gators' Sharrif Floyd selected by the Vikings in the first round

NEW YORK It's easy to understand Sharrif Floyd's verbal slip as midnight approached and Thursday night was about to give way to Friday morning. Speaking to reporters here at Radio City Music Hall after he was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft 23rd overall by the Minnesota Vikings Floyd's whirlwind day was finally coming to an end. In one brief announcement...

Chiefs reportedly in contact with Sharrif Floyd

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Kansas City Chiefs have been in contact with Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd. I said on Around the League: #Chiefs GM John Dorsey called Florida DT Sharrif Floyd yesterday to check on him. Hmmm. At 1 or for trade back? — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 23, 2013 While I can’t imagine the Chiefs using the first pick on Floyd...

Floyd falls to Minnesota

The waiting time in the green room was longer than expected, but former Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd came off the board at No. 23 to the Minnesota Vikings in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night. Floyd serves as the 44th first round pick in Florida history and the first player selected in the first round of the NFL Draft under head coach Will Muschamp.

2013 NFL Draft Round 23- Minnesota Vikings

With the 23rd overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings select Defensive Tackle Sharrif Floyd out of Florida. Arriving at Florida as the highest rated recruit since Percy Harvin in 2006, Floyd was one of seven Gators true freshmen to make a start in 2010. He earned a starting spot and contributed two tackles, including one for loss, in the Gators’ win over Penn...

NFL Draft helps recruiting

Thursday is an important night for the Florida football program. The lights in The Swamp will be off, the practice field will be empty and there won’t be activity in the locker room -- but it couldn’t be more important. Whenever Sharrif Floyd walks across the stage at Radio City Music Hall on Thursday night, the Florida program will be stamped in the mind of high school football...
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