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Prospect Profile: Sharrif Floyd

Posted Mar 14, 2013

Learn more about defensive tackle prospect Sharrif Floyd out of Florida.


In order to familiarize fans with some of the top names in the 2013 NFL Draft, Chargers.com will be highlighting a different prospect each weekday leading up to the first day of the draft on April 25th.

We continue the series with a scouting report of Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd.

Name:  Sharrif Floyd
School: Florida
Height: 6-foot-3
Weight: 297 LBS
Position: Defensive Tackle

Photo Gallery: Sharrif Floyd in action | More Photos

Sharrif Floyd’s statistics over his three-year career as a Florida Gator can be described as pedestrian.

His raw talent, however, is anything but.

Floyd’s shown flashes of brilliance many times over his career, and as soon as he is able to harness it all into one complete package, he has the ability to be one of the elite defensive tackles in the NFL.

As a junior, the 6-foot-3, 297-pound Floyd was an integral part of one of the elite defenses in college football. He garnered third-team All American honors by recording 41 tackles and one sack. Floyd is not only blessed with elite athleticism for someone of his size, he possesses impressive brute strength.  Combined with a high motor and a nasty demeanor on the field, Floyd is a terror along the defensive line and is an ideal fit in either a 4-3 or 3-4 defense.

At this point, Floyd is stronger against the run than he is vs. the pass.  He plugs the hole and is hard to move once he engages with the blocker.  In the passing game, however, he lacks the closing speed to be a constant force in pressuring the quarterback.

Nonetheless, Floyd possesses the overall elite skillset for a defensive tackle that every team covets. As a result, many scouts project Floyd to be one of the major impact players entering this April’s NFL draft, and some see him easily being selected among the first five picks.

 

Combine Metrics
40-yard Dash: 4.92
Vertical Jump: 30.0 inches
Broad Jump: 106.0 inches
3-Cone Drill: 7.40

 

The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed above do not represent the opinions or policies of the San Diego Chargers’ front office staff, coaches or executives.


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