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Floyd ready to finally rest, prepare for second Vikings season

Sharrif Floyd has been playing football for nearly two straight years in his rise from the University of Florida to the Minnesota Vikings. For the past 17 months, Floyd's been focused on football -- beginning with his junior season at Florida to forgoing his final year and entering the NFL Draft early, his preparation for eventually being drafted No. 23 overall by Minnesota and...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Football recruiting: Gators bolster defensive line

The Gators took a couple of steps to bolster the depth of their future defensive line this past month, adding defensive end Taven Bryan (Casper, Wyo./Natrona Co.) and defensive tackle Khairi Clark (Hollywood, Fla./Chaminade Madonna) in recent weeks. Bryan is another one of those under-the-radar commits for the Gators, and is from Wyoming of all places. The 6-4, 250 pound defensive...
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Gators Football: Replacing the draftees

In last April’s NFL draft the Florida Gators football team had a total of eight players drafted, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, safeties Matt Elam and Josh Evans, linebackers Jon Bostic and Jelani Jenkins, tight end Jordan Reed, running back Mike Gillislee and kicker Caleb Sturgis. The question now becomes how will the Gators replace these players? Let’s take a look at some...
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Recruit: God told me to go to Ohio St.

Vonn Bell, a highly recruited safety, recently revealed that his decision to go play for the Ohio State Buckeyes was the result of divine intervention.

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May 07, 2013  |  2 Comments

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.
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Football Nation
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
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April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharrif Floyd: Possible teams who could select the DT

According to some experts, Sharrif Floyd is the highest regarded defensive tackle in the 2013 NFL Draft. Moved back to his natural position as a Junior for Florida his number of key plays set him apart from others. Floyd had 13 tackles for a loss in 2012, including 6.5 sacks as he earned First Team all-conference honors. The Gators would lose the Suga...
Via The Sports Blitz
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: Sharrif Floyd, Ryan Kelly, Kevin Sumlin, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC.  It's Pro Time! Today is Florida's Pro Day. Former Gator defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd is expected to sit out the proceedings due to a sprained ankle. (The Gainesville Sun) Life of Ryan. Don Kausler Jr. profiles Alabama center Ryan Kelly, who will most likely be filling the starting center role left empty by Barret Jones&...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

#73 Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida

#73 Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida HGT: 6-3 WGT: 297   In 3 seasons as a Florida Gator, Sharrif Floyd appeared in 36 games with 26 starts. Floyd racked up 115 career tackles, 26 TFL, 4.5 sacks, 1 pass breakup, three blocked field goals and a forced fumble. According to University of Florida’s Sports Information Department, Floyd’s three career kick/punt blocks is tied for fifth...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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