Arkansas continued its momentum over the past few days as Miami, Fla., Gulliver cornerback Cornelius Floyd (6-2, 180) pledged to sign with the Razorbacks.
Floyd, who chose Arkansas over Oklahoma, Auburn, the University of Central Florida and others, made his commitment during a home visit with Razorback head coach Bret Bielema.
He is a prospect that recruited for Arkansas by assistants Randy Shannon and Taver Johnson and talked about them after his visit to Fayetteville on Jan. 17-19.
"They are some good guys and they have been around the game a long time," Floyd said. "I think they can teach me a lot to improve my game.
"I like the coaching, the area and the weather is not bad," Floyd added. "Fayetteville is pretty nice and a good place to be."
Floyd, a first-team All_State selection and 3-star prospect per Scout.com, had 41 tackles, seven interceptions and 12 pass break ups this season for Gulliver while also catching 5 passes for 133 yards and two scores.
Those 7 interceptions were the second-most in talent-rich Dade County.
Floyd had one game this season in which he had three interceptions, returned a fumble for a score and also caused a fumble in a 17-10 win over Monsignor Pace in November that clinched a state playoff berth.
In addition to Arkansas, Auburn, Oklahoma and UCF,, Floyd also had offers from West Virginia, Pittsburgh, Northern Illinois, Tulane and Western Kentucky.
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