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.
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