Found April 26, 2013 on Gamedayr:
PLAYERS: Sharrif Floyd
TEAMS: Florida Gators
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.

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...

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...

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...

Sharrif Floyd's Amazing Journey to the 2013 NFL Draft

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...

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...

Dolphins select kicker Caleb Sturgis, Carpenter could see boot soon

Coming off a year in which he was anything but sure, Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter is set to count $2.7 against the cap in 2013. On Saturday the team selected kicker Caleb Sturgis out of Florida with the 166th overall pick in the NFL draft. Sturgis was the first kicker selected in the draft ahead of Dustin Hopkins who later was selected by the Bills with pick 177. In his last season...

Sharrif Floyd Enjoys Fruity Pebbles For NFL Draft Breakfast

The first round of the NFL Draft will take place from Radio City Music Hall tonight and one of the potential top 5 picks is Florida Gators defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd. Floyd is in NYC for the event and ESPN’s cameras caught him enjoying Fruity Pebbles for breakfast on draft day. I don’t want to get into conspiracy theories here but where did that yellow container of Fruity...

First Round NFL Draft Grades: Baltimore Ravens

PICK: Matt Elam, S, Florida  ANALYSIS: Baltimore ended the draft on a good note, by taking one of the best players available. He also fills one of the biggest positions of need at safety, were Reed and Pollard are both gone. Elam will be a day one starter and could make a big impact early in his career. Baltimore still has a ton of work to do in this draft, but they are off...

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...

Joker Phillips turns the SEC into a game of Pac-Man where ‘Only Gators Get Out Alive’

Florida Gators wide receiver coach Joker Phillips has taken the social media marketing up a notch with this Gator-Man game.

Video: Gators rout Vols for series opener

Florida ignited a season-high three home runs Friday night to stab a 7-2 victory against SEC East rival Tennessee. The Gators flexed four freshmen pitchers, holding the Vols scoreless through eight innings.

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...

Four Gators drafted on day three

The NFL Draft ended on Saturday with eight former Florida players being selected over the three-day event, falling just one short of the school record. The Gators ended the draft with the fourth most players selected of any college. The Southeastern Conference had a record-breaking 63 players chosen.

Choate sees talent to work with

Florida special teams coach Jeff Choate knows the caliber of situation he’s stepping into this season. He has weapons to play with in all facets of special teams. The Gators return one of the best punters in the country with dynamic returning options in the punt and kick game. Florida will have to replace the best kicker in school history, but Choate has a lot of options on special teams.
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