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Sharrif Floyd
DT #73
Height:
6-3
Weight:
311
Age:
24
College:
Florida
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2015 POST):

TCKL
3
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 95 57 38 9.5 0 4 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2015 MIN 13 12 34 19 15 2.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 MIN 14 11 42 29 13 4.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 MIN 16 1 19 9 10 2.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @SF L 3-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 DET W 26-16 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 SD W 31-14 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @DEN L 20-23 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 KC W 16-10 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @DET W 28-19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @CHI W 23-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 STL W 21-18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @OAK W 30-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 GB L 13-30 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @ATL W 20-10 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 SEA L 7-38 7 6 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @ARI L 20-23 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 CHI W 38-17 3 1 2 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 NYG W 49-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @GB W 20-13 7 5 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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BIOGRAPHY

2015 GP/GS           Career GP/GS                       Playoffs GP/GS

13/12                               43/24                                     1/1

• Was the 3rd DT drafted in 2013, the 1st DT the Vikings have selected in the 1st Round since Kevin Williams in 2003.   

• The 1st of 3 players drafted in the 1st round by the Vikings in 2013, only the 2nd time the Vikings have had 3 picks in the 1st round and 1st time by an NFL team since St. Louis in 2001.

• Started 24-of-43 career NFL games played.

OFF THE FIELD Visited and spoke to Gainesville elementary students while at Florida…Position coach at Florida was former NFL All-Pro DT Bryant Young…Majored in social and behavioral sciences...Switched jersey to #73 for the 2014 season, going back to his high school and college number after wearing #95 for his rookie NFL campaign.

2015 GP/GS           Career GP/GS                       Playoffs GP/GS

13/12                               43/24                                     1/1

• Was the 3rd DT drafted in 2013, the 1st DT the Vikings have selected in the 1st Round since Kevin Williams in 2003.   

• The 1st of 3 players drafted in the 1st round by the Vikings in 2013, only the 2nd time the Vikings have had 3 picks in the 1st round and 1st time by an NFL team since St. Louis in 2001.

• Started 24-of-43 career NFL games played.

OFF THE FIELD Visited and spoke to Gainesville elementary students while at Florida…Position coach at Florida was former NFL All-Pro DT Bryant Young…Majored in social and behavioral sciences...Switched jersey to #73 for the 2014 season, going back to his high school and college number after wearing #95 for his rookie NFL campaign.

PRO Started 12-of-13 games played during the 2015 campaign as he battled through a knee injury…Took over as a starter in second season in 2014, making 11 starts in 14 appearances...Appeared in all 16 games during 1st NFL season...Made 1st career start vs. Washington (11/7), finishing with 3 tackles...Selected #23 overall in 2013, the 3rd DT selected overall…Shared 1st NFL sack during International Series game vs. Pittsburgh in London (9/29/13)…Was the 1st DT selected by the Vikings in the 1st round since 2003 when the club drafted Kevin Williams 9th overall...The 1st of 3 players drafted by the Vikings in the 1st round, marking only the 2nd time in team history the team had 3 picks in the 1st round and the 1st time for an NFL team since St. Louis did it in 2001... Was 1 of 8 Gators selected in the 2013 NFL Draft.

2015 Played in 13 games for the Vikings, earning 12 starts in his 2nd season as a fulltime starter…Finished the season with 37 tackles (21 solo), including 7 tackles for a loss…Recorded 2.5 sacks, including a season-high 1.0 sack in the team’s regular season finale at Green Bay (1/3/16) to clinch the NFC North title…Tallied 20 QB hurries on the season and batted down 1 pass…Recorded 7 tackles 3 times: vs. Seattle, 12/6/15, at Arizona, 12/10/15, at Green Bay, 1/3/16.

2014 Served as a regular starter during his second NFL season...Part of a defense that, under new Head Coach Mike Zimmer, was the most improved in the NFL in 2014, allowing 7.1 points less per game than in 2013...Recorded season-highs in tackles (55), sacks (4.5), TFLs (11), and QB pressures (43)...Set career-highs in tackles (9) and solo tackles (5) in the Vikings overtime victory at Tampa Bay (10/26)...Sacked Panthers QB Cam Newton on the first series of the Vikings 31-13 victory over Carolina, one of his 4.5 sacks on the season...Missed two games with a knee injury.

2013 Saw action in all 16 games, including 1 start, during his rookie season...Recorded the 1st sack of his career when he and Jared Allen combined to sack Pittsburgh’s Ben Roethlisberger during the NFL International Series in London (9/29)...Tipped a pass at the line of scrimmage vs. Cleveland (9/22) that resulted in an Erin Henderson INT, a turnover that resulted in a Viking score...Recorded a season-best 4 tackles at Baltimore (12/8)...Finished with 3 tackles in his 1st NFL start at Washington (11/7)...Returned the first kickoff of his career for 9 yards...1 of 10 Vikings rookies to see action during the 2013 season.

COLLEGE Played in 37 career games, making 26 starts as a Gator…Declared for the NFL Draft following his junior season…Had 115 career tackles, 26.0 TFL, 4.5 sacks, a pass breakup, 3 blocked FGs and a FF…His 3 career kick/punt blocks is tied for 5th in school history…Appeared in and started all 13 games during the 2012 season and was named 1st-Team Defense AP All-SEC (DT), 1st-Team Defense Coaches’ All-SEC (DL), Sporting News All-American, Phil Steele Postseason All-SEC 1st-Team (DL)…1st DL at Florida since 2001 to earn All-America honors…Recorded 46 tackles on the season and led the team with 13.0 TFL, added one forced fumble and two blocked kicks during his junior season…Recorded 5 tackles, including 2.0 sacks for a loss of 12 yards and blocked a field goal against his current Vikings teammate Teddy Bridgewater and Louisville in the Sugar Bowl…Started the final 11 games of the season at DE after being suspended for the 1st 2 games by the NCAA in 2011…Totaled 46 tackles, 6.5 TFL, 1.5 sacks, a pass breakup and a blocked kick during his sophomore campaign…Named to the 2010 Coaches’  Freshman All-SEC Team…Had 23 tackles, 13 assisted and 10 solo, with 6.5 for loss in 2010…Was 1 of 7 true freshmen to make a start in 2010…Earned a starting spot and contributed 2 tackles, including 1 for loss, in the Gators’ win over Penn State in the Outback Bowl.

PREP Was ranked the No. 1 DT by Scout.com and selected the Maxwell Football Club’s National High School Player of the Year in 2009…Attended George Washington High School…Garnered Public League Player of the Year accolades and was named to the All-City squad by the Daily News his senior year…Also named to the Daily News All-Decade Team as well as naming him the Public League Player of the Decade…Graduated with a 3.0 GPA.