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Prospect Profile: Leonard Floyd

Defensive end/edge rusher| Georgia| Junior

Height:6-foot-6 | Weight: 244 pounds

College Stats

2015: made 13 starts and was second on the team with 74 tackles; tied for team lead with 10.5 tackles for loss and led Bulldogs with 4.5 sacks; named to All-SEC Second Team; named as Bulldogs Charley Trippi Most Versatile Award; Butkus Award finalist; *Sports Illustrated *All-America Honorable Mention

Career: started 32 of 38 career games for the Bulldogs; recorded 184 total tackles and 17 sacks with 54 quarterback pressures over three seasons; voted team's defensive MVP and named All-SEC Honorable Mention in 2014; voted to SEC All-Freshman Team and named to Phil Steele's Freshman All-America First Team in 2013; led team in sacks all three seasons.

Combine Results

40-yard dash: 4.60 seconds (5th among LBs)

Broad jump: 10 feet, 7 inches (3rd among LBs)

Vertical jump: 39.5 inches (2nd among LBs)


Summary:Floyd is the definition of long and lean at 6-foot-6 and 244 pounds. He displays solid quickness and can make plenty of plays in space. Although he could bulk up his wiry frame, he has plenty of raw skills and ability to rush the quarterback.

Lance Zierlein of said Floyd has "substantial pass rush potential." According to Zierlein, "as an edge rusher, (Floyd is) able to shoot out of the starting blocks and cover substantial ground with long second and third strides. Pet move is upfield burst followed by jump­cut inside tied with inside club. Able to dip and rip around the corner."

Stacking up: NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock ranked Floyd as his second-best edge rusher, moving him up from his initial fourth spot. Fellow analyst Bucky Brooks has Floyd as the No. 2 prospect as a hybrid rusher. Daniel Jeremiah ranked Floyd at No. 18 in his list of the top 50 prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Recent success: A possible first-round pick, Floyd would be the 10th Georgia linebacker selected in the draft since 2010, the Bulldogs' most-drafted position during that time. 

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