Dontravious Floyd was the exclamation mark on an amazing summer for UCF in terms of recruiting. He was the 14th and final commit of the summer, giving the Knights another star receiver.
Floyd, a three-star player according to Scout.com, agreed to come to UCF after visiting the campus over the summer. Floyd chose UCF over Auburn and seemed to be a solid commit, but other SEC schools have begun calling for Floyd.
"My latest offer was from Alabama," Floyd told InsideKnights.com. "West Virginia and LSU haven't offered yet but they have been calling a lot."
With new found attention, has the Homestead (Fla.) product changed his stance toward UCF?
"This doesn't change things, I'm still committed to UCF, but I will keep my options open."
Floyd has also been in talks with Kansas St. and USF, so the Knights will still have to actively pursue him. The team will get a chance to impress Floyd this upcoming week, as he plans on attending UCF's home game versus ECU.
"I'd like to make it down for the ECU game, but if I don't, I'll definitely try to make it sometime in November. I watch games on T.V. and have seen sold out crowds there, I heard the crowd is crazy."
While Floyd is currently keeping his options open for colleges, he is still concentrating on keeping his South Dade Senior H.S. team afloat.
"Things are going pretty good for me, but the team is struggling. We are 2-5 right now. Last year we were 7-1 at this team and went all the way to regional in the playoffs, so this has been a disappointing season so far."
Last year, Floyd had 329 yards receiving in a run oriented offense. His team still loves to run the ball, and with South Dade Senior's starting quarterback out, Floyd has seen even less passes thrown his way, but he has certainly made the best of the situation.
"I have 11 catches this season for about 200 yards and I also five touchdown receptions."
In a very competitive region, Floyd may not see the ball much but his near 2:1 catch-to-touchdown ratio is outstanding is his knack for making big plays is why so many colleges have come out of the woodworks to get a look at Floyd.
At 6'3", 210 lbs, Floyd carries himself very well and runs a legit 4.5 40-yard dash, making him a tremendous mismatch against corners or safeties. The Knights could use Floyd as a receiver or could potentially move him to an H-back, tight end hybrid, but either way, Floyd just wants to contribute for UCF.
"They're a young team right now and they are struggling but they will definitely get better. Right now, it's giving me the urge to get there and make an early impact."
Floyd Still Solid Commit for UCF?
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