Michael Floyd to Add Another Top Offer

Michael Floyd, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound junior receiver from St Paul (MN) Cretin Derham Hall, told GoldenSports.Net that he will likely land another scholarship offer from a top college program. Floyd was recently named Minnesota High School Football Player of the Year by the Associated Press and was Gatorade Player of the Year. He was also the lone junior named to Tom Lemming's All-American team.

Floyd finished the season with 63 passes for 1,240 yards (19.7 per reception) and 16 receiving touchdowns this season. He had 12 carries for 246 yards (20.5 yards) and three more scores.

Floyd caught 10 passes for a school-record 228 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders' 28-7 win over White Bear Lake. He caught 10 passes for 173 yards and four touchdowns in the Raiders' 42-14 win over Wayzata in the second game and nine catches for 202 yards versus Woodbury in the regular-season finale.

Floyd has scholarship offers from Minnesota, Notre Dame, Nebraska, Kansas State, Iowa and Ohio State and will receive a offer from UCLA.

Floyd said that he will likely not attend summer football camps next year since he already has a high number of scholarship offers.

Cretin head coach Mike Scanlan said that list will likely continue to grow.

"Everybody wants Mike and for good reason."

Scanlan recently had high praise for his talented wide receiver.

"He's got it all for a wide receiver. He's got the speed. He's a basketball guy. It's a brave statement, but I think he might be the best athlete we've ever had at the school. When you think he can't make a better play than he has, he does."

Floyd played extensive minutes at cornerback in their playoff loss against Lakeville South. Scanlan said the move was made to slow the potent Lakeville South passing attack."

"He played at DB against Mounds View a little bit. He is our best coverage guy. If we play him there next season depends if we have better cornerbacks. We lose a little bit on both ends, if he has to play both sides of the field full-time.

Floyd, who is already drawing comparsions to current Arizona Cardinal wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, attended the Notre Dame and Iowa football camps this past summer.

Floyd is also a basketball standout who played for the Minnesota Magic team that participated in the Hoosier Shootout, Kentucky Hoopfest and Orlando Super Showcase.

Floyd led Cretin Derham Hall to a 26-3 mark in basketball last season, losing to Woodbury 84-70 in the section finals. The Raiders return most of their team, which are also standouts on the football field. Floyd averaged 10.9 points per game as a sophomore. He scored more than 20 points three times last year.

Their top scorer for the past two years is Broderick Binns, a highly-sought defensive end who committed to Iowa over Minnesota. Binns averaged 17.9 points per game and scored in double figures 26 of 29 games last season, but has been slowed by a thigh bruise.

Floyd is averaging 13.3 points per game this season as the Raiders are off to a 3-1 start.

Floyd previously said that he did not have a favorite team growing up, but admits that he does have a slight favorite in his recruitment.

"Notre Dame is my favorite. I like the coaching staff a lot. They offered me a scholarship right after their camp."

Floyud was wearing a Notre Dame t-shirt when he talked to GoldenSports.Net after a recent basketball game.

Despite being a good basketball player, Floyd said that he plans on playing just football in college.

"I might just focus on the one sport."

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