#32 Ranked Player in Mississippi
Name: Ricky Floyd
City: Gulfport, MS
Vitals: 5' 11", 200, 4.55 (300 bench) (450 squat)
Date of Birth: November 29, 1990
Projected Position: RB
2007 Football Season: 1, 046 rushing yards and 5 TD's. All-Coast and All-Region
Why Top 40 in Football: "I just practice hard and want it. I just enjoy the game. You have to love the game to be great. I am more of a downhill runner who likes to run between the tackles."
Colleges interested in Ricky: Auburn, USM, and Stanford
Scouts at Spring practice: LSU, Alcorn State, Alabama, Auburn
Received phone calls from: None
Floyd's top school: Auburn and USM but still keeping options open
Auburn: "I have not had a chance to visit their college yet, but I heard they have a great staff. I want to meet every coach when I go over there this summer for an unofficial visit."
USM: "That is who my dad (Ricky Floyd SR) played for. I grew up watching the black and gold. It is only an hour away from home, and I think Coach Fedora is a pretty cool guy."
Scholarship offers: None
Closest to offering: USM
Jr Days: USM
Summer Camps: USM and LSU Passing Camps
Tell us something nobody else knows: "I work at the water park, and I have a 98.3 grade point average and a 24 on the ACT
Nickname - Little Ricky
Best Player faced: "I do not put anyone over somebody else."
If not Ricky Floyd, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Clayton Moore
Game I'm most anticipating: N' East Jones
Other athletes in my family: Ricky Floyd (father played RB for USM) and Jevon Floyd (Uncle played for Jackson State)
Favorite college team growing up: USM
Favorite college football player: Darren McFadden
Favorite pro football player: Reggie Bush
Favorite Pro Team: New Orleans Saints
Favorite Food: Hamburgers
Favorite Movie: Family Reunion
In my CD Player: J.Z.
Pre-game hype song: Ft. Minor
Biggest Influences: Father
Biggest Fan: Mother
Biggest Fear: Father
2nd Best Sport: Track
Favorite Video Game: Don't play video games
Person I most look alike: Father
First thing if I sign pro contract: Invest it
Dream date: Beyonce
Grades: 98.3 GPA 24 ACT
We added one player who transferred to Mississippi, Aubrey Phillips, after the list already came out. Therefore, we have 41 players now listed and put in a tie at number 28.
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