Crenshaw Athlete Still Holds Just ASU Offer

In the world of recruiting, it usually takes one school's scholarship offer to a prospect to entice most of its conference foes to follow suit. However, since the Sun Devils offered Crenshaw (Calif.) standout Clint Floyd a month ago, none of the other Pac-10 schools have followed suit. The question now remains if Floyd will wait for other tenders before he commits?

The 5-11 180 Clint Floyd said that the Sun Devils have started to pursue him prior to spring practice, and he is being recruited by one of ASU's top recruiters – wide receivers coach Eric Yarber. "Recruiting is real good with Arizona State right now," he said. "I have a good relationship with Coach Yarber and we talk a lot. I like that ASU is in a good location and in a good community. The hot weather doesn't bother me. It's just a great school to go to and play football at."

Floyd noted that the maroon and gold are recruiting him as an athlete, because they know he can play any position. When pressed, Floyd did admit that the position he'd like to play the most at the next level is wide receiver. "I think I can play wide receiver better than cornerback," he claimed. "I'm fast (clocked at a 4.47), I'm good off the bump, and I have good hands. I do need to work on running routes…as a cornerback I'm good getting to the ball, but I need to work on my jamming a little more." As a junior Floyd tallied eight touchdown passes on nearly 600 yards receiving for the Cougars. He was also a part of Crenshaw's 2005 City Section championship team.

The Crenshaw athlete mentioned that UCLA said that they would offer him during the season. Oregon and Washington are two other Pac-10 programs pursuing him now, but Floyd said that his interest level in those Northwest schools isn't as high as ASU and UCLA. In previous interviews, he noted that UCLA is the only school recruiting him strictly as a defensive back, while the other three are looking at him as an athlete.

Floyd admitted that choosing between his two favorites, ASU and UCLA, is very hard right now. It certainly doesn't make matters easier to him that only one of those schools offered. "I don't know if I'm gonna wait for the UCLA offer before I decide," he said. "I could commit before the season started, and that means that I would have to (unofficially) visit Arizona State next month. I'll probably decide after the season, but I don't know for sure…all I know is that I will sign with a Pac-10 school." He added that the only school he visited unofficially was nearby UCLA, and that there's an outside chance he may unofficially trip to Washington in August.

Floyd reports a 2.9 GPA and an SAT score of 935, and said that he will re-take the SAT in October. "Academics are the most important thing I will look for in a school," he stated. "Location is also important, and I obviously want to go to a good team."

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