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Selected by the Cardinals in the first round (13th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft, Floyd appeared in all 16 games (3 starts) as a rookie and hauled in 45 receptions for 562 yards and two TDs.
2012: Played in all 16 games with three starts … finished third on the team with 562 receiving yards and two TD catches and tied for third with 45 receptions … recorded his first career reception and TD by hauling in a deflected pass for an eight-yard TD reception in the first quarter vs. Phi (9/23); became the first Cardinal since RB Marcel Shipp (9/22/02 at San Diego) to score a TD on their first career reception … recorded four catches for 35 yards vs. Mia (9/30); caught passes on three consecutive plays on final drive of the second quarter ... posted five receptions for 36 yards vs. SF (10/29); had four catches for 28 yards in the fourth quarter … had a then career-best 80 yards on five catches @ GB (11/4); converted a 4th-n-6 in the fourth quarter with a 37-yard reception from John Skelton … made his first career start and had two catches for 22 yards @ NYJ (12/2) … started for the second time and led the team with 37 yards on three catches vs. Det (12/16); had a 25-yard catch on the first play of the game … set career highs with eight catches for 166 yards and a TD @ SF (12/30); marked the highest receiving yardage total by a Cardinal since Anquan Boldin had 186 yards at Seattle on 11/16/08; tied for the fourth-most receiving yards in a game by a rookie in franchise history and was the second-highest total by a rookie in the NFL in ‘12; had three receptions of 30+ yards, including a career-long 53-yarder and a 37-yard TD in the fourth quarter.
Started 41 of 43 games played for the Irish and established school records with 271 receptions for 3,686 yards and 37 TDs … owns five Notre Dame career records, ranks in the top 10 on 11 single-season receiving lists and is on the top 10 on nine single-game lists … established a school record with 17 career 100-yard receiving performances … scored 228 career points and registered at least one reception in 42 of 43 games played … during his final season with the Irish in 2011, was the recipient of the Notre Dame Monogram Club’s Most Valuable Player Award, was a Biletnikoff Award semi-finalist (nation’s top receiver) and earned second-team All-American honors after starting 12 of 13 games at flanker … established a school season record with 100 receptions, and his 1,147 yards receiving ranked as the fourth-best season total by an Irish player … posted nine receiving TDs and also added the first rushing TD of his career … added 44 yards on two punt returns … as a junior in ’10, started all 12 games at flanker and posted a team-high 79 receptions for 1,025 yards and a career-high 12 TDs … his 79 receptions ranked third on the school season-record list while his 12 TDs tied for fourth … had at least 100 yards receiving four times and 55 of his catches resulted in a TD or first down ... started all seven games he appeared in at flanker as a sophomore in ‘09 and ranked second on the team with 44 catches for 795 yards and nine TDs ... joined Golden Tate as the only two Irish players since Derrick Mayes in 1995 to post three consecutive 100-yard receiving games ... opened the season catching four passes for 189 yards and three TDs vs. Nevada, marking the second-best single-game total by an Irish sophomore receiver in school history (Jim Seymour, 276 yards vs. Purdue in 1966) … started 10 of the 11 games he appeared in as a freshman in ‘08 and set Notre Dame freshman records with 48 receptions for 719 yards and seven TDs ... posted four 100-yard receiving games … in his first career game, came off the bench and had a 22-yard scoring catch vs. San Diego State, becoming the first Irish freshman to ever record a TD reception in a season opener; his first career scoring grab made him only the fourth Irish receiver in the last 20 years whose first career catch was a TD (Raghib "Rocket" Ismail and Derek Brown in 1988 and Derrick Mayes in 1992).
Attended Cretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul, MN) High School where he was twice named Minnesota Gatorade Player of the Year … as a senior in 2007, named Gatorade Player of the Year, Associated Press Minnesota Player of the Year, and first-team All-America by USA Today, EA Sports and Parade Magazine after totaling 59 receptions for 1,247 yards and 17 TDs … added 497 yards on 43 carries and returned 16 punts for 373 yards and four TDs … selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl … as a junior in ’06, was named Gatorade Player of the Year, Associated Press Minnesota Player of the Year and was named second-team All-America after posting 63 receptions for 1,240 yards and 16 TDs … also added 12 rushing attempts for 245 yards and three TDs … lettered in basketball, averaging 23.5 points per game as a senior when he was named High School Athlete of the Year for the St. Paul area by the St. Paul Pioneer Press … scored 1,380 points in his basketball career, just 86 points shy of the school record … earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology.