Michael Floyd

Pos: WR // Height: 6-3 // Weight: 227 lbs // Class: 2012 // Hometown: St. Paul, MN (Cretin-Derham Hall)

Michael Floyd

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Michael Floyd came to Notre Dame from Cretin Derham Hall in Minnesota – the same school that sent Ryan Harris, Raeshon Powers-Neal, and Marcus Freeman to Notre Dame. Floyd shocked everyone by committing to Notre Dame shortly after Notre Dame’s 38-0 loss to USC during the dismal 2007 season.

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Michael Floyd's NFL Star Rising Fast

Michael Floyd’s NFL Star Rising Fast

Over the last three weekends of action in the NFL, Notre Dame great Michael Floyd has gone from a second year player struggling to live up to the hype of a first round pick to one of the NFL’s fastest rising young stars at wide receivers thanks to a torrid 3-game outburst.  Such is life [...]

Comments (0) // Published: December 5, 2013

Michael Floyd Using Rookie Season as Launching Point

Michael Floyd Using Rookie Season as Launching Point

Saturday, October 20th, 2007, was one of the darker moments in Notre Dame football history.  The USC Trojans had run wild on the Fighting Irish, embarrassing Notre Dame 38-0 and handing ND its 7th loss of the season.  I remember asking my father, a lifelong fan, if Notre Dame would ever return to its former [...]

Comments (2) // Published: July 2, 2013

Floyd Impresses in the 40

Floyd Impresses in the 40

The off the field questions for Michael Floyd will linger until Draft Day after his alcohol related incidents at Notre Dame, but the only on the field issue surrounding Floyd was emphatically cleared on Sunday when the Irish record breaker clocked in at 4.42 and 4.44 in the 40 yard dash at the NFL Combine. [...]

Comments (6) // Published: February 26, 2012

Eifert, Floyd Named Award Semifinalists

Eifert, Floyd Named Award Semifinalists

A pair of Notre Dame offensive weapons were named semifinalists for awards honoring the best player at their respective positions on Monday when junior tight end Tyler Eifert was named a semifinalist for the Mackey Award while wide receiver Michael Floyd earned the same distinction for the Biletnikoff Award. Eifert, coming off his best performance [...]

Comments (25) // Published: November 15, 2011

Finding Some Positives from the Opener

Finding Some Positives from the Opener

It’s been about 36 hours since Notre Dame’s season opener ended with a thud and while the loss still stings it’s time to move on and start looking towards where the Irish go from here.  With that in mind, here are several positive performances and bright spots in an otherwise disappointing display from the Irish [...]

Comments (15) // Published: September 5, 2011

The Indispensables - 2011 Edition

The Indispensables – 2011 Edition

With just over two days remaining until the 2011 season kicks off for Notre Dame, we take a look at our yearly pre-season list of the most indispensable players on the Irish roster. I started this column last year and unfortunately Notre Dame lost four of the ten players I listed for a substantial amount [...]

Comments (2) // Published: September 1, 2011

Michael Floyd Reinstated

Michael Floyd Reinstated

We’ve been on vacation here at UHND so we’ll be catching up on a few news items tonight and tomorrow that we’ve missed over the last week or so starting with the biggest news of the week – the official reinstatement of Michael Floyd by Brian Kelly. For more than a month now, it was [...]

Comments (1) // Published: August 6, 2011

Best of the 2000's - #4 Michael Floyd

Best of the 2000′s – #4 Michael Floyd

As we inch closer to the #1 spot in our countdown, we come across the only current (current used loosely since he still remains suspended) Notre Dame player to make the list – Michael Floyd. Michael Floyd career summary Floyd surprised a lot of people when he committed to Notre Dame shortly after the 2007 [...]

Comments (17) // Published: July 8, 2011

Crist, Floyd Named to Maxwell Watch List

Crist, Floyd Named to Maxwell Watch List

A pair of Notre Dame seniors who Notre Dame fans hope connect early and often on the field this year, Dayne Crist and Michael Floyd, have been named to the Maxwell Award watch list heading into the 2011 season. Crist started the first nine games of the 2010 season before rupturing a patella tendon in [...]

Comments (2) // Published: July 6, 2011

An Early Look at Notre Dame's Top 10 for '11

An Early Look at Notre Dame’s Top 10 for ’11

Last year UHND and several other Notre Dame bloggers ranked the top 25 players on the Irish roster and there are plans for such an exercise again this year, but today we have an early look at the top 10 players on the Irish roster courtesy of Matt Fairchild of SportsCrack.com. Matt may be contributing [...]

Comments (10) // Published: June 24, 2011

Kelly 'Very Optimistic' Floyd Will Play

Kelly ‘Very Optimistic’ Floyd Will Play

For weeks now all signs have been pointing to Michael Floyd suiting up and not missing any games for Notre Dame due to his spring arrest for driving under the influence and on Monday there was more evidence supporting that indication. According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, Brian Kelly is “very optimistic” that [...]

Comments (44) // Published: June 15, 2011

Michael Floyd Plea Expected in June

Michael Floyd Plea Expected in June

Yesterday we learned that Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly cleared Michael Floyd to participate in voluntary team workouts and strength and conditioning drills.  Today we learned that Floyd is expected to enter into a plea bargain as early as June 28. According to the South Bend Tribune, William Stanley, an attorney for Notre Dame’s [...]

Comments (1) // Published: June 7, 2011

Michael Floyd Clears Another Hurdle

Michael Floyd Clears Another Hurdle

Michael Floyd cleared another hurdle in his bid to be reinstated to rejoin the Notre Dame football team on Monday. Irish head coach Brian Kelly announced in a statement that Notre Dame’s star wide receiver would be able to participate in voluntary team workouts and strength and conditioning activities this summer, but stopped short of [...]

Comments (22) // Published: June 7, 2011

Floyd Remains Suspended, But Clears Res Life Hurdle

Floyd Remains Suspended, But Clears Res Life Hurdle

Senior wide receiver Michael Floyd cleared a major hurdle in his journey back to the active roster for Notre Dame late last week when news broke that Res Life would not suspend the star receiver for any games in the 2011 season.  Floyd, picked up last month for driving under the influence, still needs to [...]

Comments (42) // Published: April 11, 2011

Michael Floyd Arrested for DUI

Michael Floyd Arrested for DUI

On the eve of the opening of spring practice, Notre Dame received some potentially devastating news when it was reported that star wide receiver Michael Floyd was arrested for driving under the influence over the weekend by Notre Dame campus police. Monday night both Floyd and Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly released statements about [...]

Comments (87) // Published: March 22, 2011

Michael Floyd, Harrison Smith Named Captains

Michael Floyd, Harrison Smith Named Captains

In Brian Kelly’s first season at Notre Dame he announced captains on a week by week basis.  In year two, Notre Dame will have the same two captains each week all season long – Michael Floyd and Harrison Smith. After calling all of the seniors on the stage to a standing ovation, Kelly announced that [...]

Comments (14) // Published: January 23, 2011

Notre Dame Passes Out Some Hardware

Notre Dame Passes Out Some Hardware

The first annual football banquet of the Brian Kelly era at Notre Dame featured a different format than years past.  Notre Dame handed out its traditional awards, but a few new ones were handed out during an upbeat night capping off the 2010 season. Here’s a quick recap of all of the awards that were [...]

Comments (7) // Published: January 22, 2011

28 and Counting for Floyd

28 and Counting for Floyd

During Notre Dame’s 33-17 win over Miami in the Sun Bowl on New Year’s Eve junior wide receiver Michael Floyd broke the Notre Dame career record for receiving touchdowns with his 28th score.  After announcing he would be returning for a senior season, Floyd will look to significantly add to that total in 2011. As [...]

Comments (3) // Published: January 13, 2011

Michael Floyd Returning to Notre Dame!

Michael Floyd Returning to Notre Dame!

Notre Dame fans got the news they’ve been waiting to hear since Notre Dame’s season came to a close – junior wide receiver Michael Floyd will return to Notre Dame for his senior season. We’ll have more on Floyd’s decision and what it means for Notre Dame later tonight, but for now, here are some [...]

Comments (47) // Published: January 12, 2011

NFL Decision Coming For Michael Floyd

NFL Decision Coming For Michael Floyd

According to NBC’s Keith Arnold, Notre Dame junior wide receiver Michael Floyd will let head coach Brian Kelly know whether he will come back to Notre Dame for a senior season or if he’ll join team Kyle Rudolph in leaving college a year early for the NFL. Floyd met with Brian Kelly today and will [...]

Comments (5) // Published: January 11, 2011

Michael Floyd Still Undecided About NFL

Michael Floyd Still Undecided About NFL

Star Notre Dame wide receiver is still undecided on whether or not he will be entering the NFL Draft or coming back for a senior season in South Bend.  According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, Floyd will meet with Brian Kelly one more time before deciding. It’s been more than a week now [...]

Comments (0) // Published: January 11, 2011

NFL Decision Looms Large for Floyd, Rudolph

NFL Decision Looms Large for Floyd, Rudolph

(UHND) – With the Sun Bowl victory capping off Notre Dame’s late season resurgence, the attention of Notre Dame fans now turns to the decisions  juniors Michael Floyd and Kyle Rudolph make regarding entering the NFL Draft or returning for their senior seasons. From the moment Floyd and Rudolph stepped foot on campus in the [...]

Comments (12) // Published: January 3, 2011

Floyd Breaks Samardzija's Record

Floyd Breaks Samardzija’s Record

El Paso, TX (UHND) – If yesterday’s Sun Bowl was the final game for Michael Floyd in a Notre Dame uniform, the junior wide receiver went out in style by breaking Jeff Samardzija’s school record for receiving touchdowns with his two score performance. Floyd entered the Sun Bowl with 26 career receiving touchdowns – just [...]

Comments (12) // Published: January 1, 2011

Initial Impressions: Notre Dame 33, Miami 17

Initial Impressions: Notre Dame 33, Miami 17

Wow.  What a way to end the season for Notre Dame.  After a surprising three game winning streak to end the season, Notre Dame capped off its last season resurgence with a 33-17 victory over Miami in the Sun Bowl. Notre Dame dominated the game from start to finish with Miami never seriously challenging.  The [...]

Comments (61) // Published: December 31, 2010

Floyd, Rudolph Considering NFL

Floyd, Rudolph Considering NFL

Brian Kelly hasn’t addressed the subject of Michael Floyd and Kyle Rudolph’s potential early departure for the NFL this season, but on Monday he told reporters that both juniors have in fact asked the NFL for an evaluation on their draft prospects.  The first year head coach, however, said that he is doing what he [...]

Comments (54) // Published: December 7, 2010


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