|Ht / Wt:||6'3" / 220 lb.|
|Born:||November 27, 1989|
|Drafted:||2012 / Rd. 1 (13)|
Childhood and High School
Michael Floyd Jr. was born on November 27, 1989 . He played football, basketball, and track at Cretin-Derham Hall High School in Saint Paul, Minnesota. As a wide receiver, he had fifty nine receptions for one thousand two hundred forty seven yards and seventeen touchdowns, four hundred ninety seven rushing yards on forty three carries, sixteen punts for three hundred seventy three yards and four touchdowns helped the team get to the state championship during his senior year. Other high school career highlights include twice named Minnesota Player of the Year in 2007 and 2008, a USA Today High School All-American in 2007, and selected to play in the U.S Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. He was ranked as number three in wide receivers nation wide.
Floyd had many colleges trying to recruit him, but he chose Notre Dame. In the eleven of thirteen games he played in during his freshman year, he broke the record for highest super bowl touchdown receptions at sevens. Also a part of his record breaking year was the highest receiving yards for a freshman when he finished the season with seven hundred nineteen. He beat his own record with eight hundred receiving yards during his sophomore year despite being sidelined for five games due to injury.
In his junior year, Floyd was named MVP for both Notre Dame and the Sun Bowl. Later in the year, he was suspended for a drunk driving charge. Although he would be allowed to play the upcoming season, he was demoted from the position of team captain his senior year. He had a career best of one hundred catches and set a new record for receptions.
During the combine, he was noted for his ability to catch. He has a vertical jump of 36.5 inches and was graded 89.5 overall.
In 2012, Floyd signed a four year contract with the Arizona Cardinals for a base salary of $380,000.
2012 NFL Season
He began his rookie season as a backup wide receiver. By the end of the season, he totaled forty five receptions for five hundred sixty two yards and two touchdowns.
2013 NFL Season
In his second season with the Cardinals, he started all season games. He had sixty five receptions for one thousand forty one yards and five touchdowns.
2014 NFL Season
He had forty seven receptions for eight hundred forty one yards.
2015 NFL Season
He had fifty two receptions for eight hundred forty nine yards.
2016 NFL Season
Floyd’s season could have been cut short when he was dismissed from the Cardinals team because he got a DUI charge in December 2016. He was picked up by the New England Patriots. He began his career as a Patriot against the New York Jets. He will eventually go on with the Patriots to Super Bowl LI to defeat the Atlanta Falcons in the first overtime game in Super Bowl history.
In both 2011 and 2016, Floyd was charged with DUIs. Follow him on Twitter.