Florida Bound for Floyd

The nation's No. 38 ranked player is five-star defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd. Floyd without question is one of the most athletic defensive tackles in America. Standing 6-2 and 315-pounds running sub 4.8 he has incredible strength and power but also has great agility.

It remains to be seen where he ends up in the final ranking, but more than one person that has seen Sharrif Floyd working in San Antonio has said he is the best defensive tackle prospect in the nation.

Floyd had a great time in Gainesville for Friday Night Lights this past summer and has maintained a great relationship with the Florida coaches throughout the recruiting process. Coaches Dan McCarney and Brian White did an outstanding job recruiting Floyd and his entire family. All the Florida coaches got involved with Floyd's recruitment and it paid off in a major way.

Primarily a Florida and Ohio State battle the Gators felt great about this one all along.

Floyd like Ronald Powell who will announce later today has been one of the most dominating players in San Antonio. Once was thought to be a recruiting concern has now turned into a recruiting strength for the class of 2010. The Gators now have defensive tackle Dominique Easley (MVP of the UA game last Saturday) and Sharrif Floyd in addition to 6-5 and 315-pound Leon Orr.

Scout.com Take:
Floyd is one of the most athletic defensive tackles to come out of Pennsylvania since Callahan Bright. he is very explosive and has been timed at sub (4.8) in the forty-yard dash. He gets a great up field push and is very good in pursuit. Tends to rely on a straight bull rush a lot. He will need to use more technique at the next level, but he has the potential to develop into a premier defensive tackle. Bob Lichtenfels/Scout.com

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