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Popsie Floyd
39   Popsie Floyd

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
East Central HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 250

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
SQ


Tulsa -- A returning squad member . . . 2006 -- Saw action in five games . . . was credited with three tackles . . . 2005 -- Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the season due to red-shirt status . . . Overall -- Had a good spring . . . possesses great speed . . . has added strength and size . . . expected to contribute on the defensive front.

High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and defensive starter at East Central High School . . . started three years at defensive end and also his senior year at running back . . . helped lead his team to the state Class 5A semifinals both as a junior and senior, as well as a three-year record of 30-6 . . . totaled 145 tackles and ranked second in the state in all classes for quarterback sacks with 22 on the season . . . was a Tulsa World Preseason Blue Chip selection . . . earned first-team Tulsa World all-state and all-metro honors . . . named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association and Daily Oklahoman all-state honors . . . ranks as the #25 linebacker in the nation by Rivals.com . . . received a three-star rating by Rivals.com . . . also had 273 yards and three TDs on 23 carries at tailback his senior season . . . in his most extensive time at tailback, he had 151 yards on 10 carries in one game . . . totaled 102 tackles and 20 sacks as a junior . . . also lettered two years in basketball and three years in track . . . high school coach was Travis Hill.

Personal -- Favorite movie is Life . . . the Dallas Cowboys is his favorite NFL team . . . if he could play any other position, it would be quarterback . . . his favorite professional athlete is Michael Jordan . . . the three words he uses to best describe himself are "strong, God-fearing and dedicated" . . . his uncle, John Floyd, played for the San Diego Chargers from 1979-80 . . . has served as a Children's Church Deacon . . . a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Big Brothers and Sisters . . . his parents are Amley and Patricia Floyd . . . majoring in communication.