Leonard Floyd

Leonard Floyd
No. 94Chicago Bears
Position: Outside linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-09-08) September 8, 1992
Place of birth: Eastman, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school: Eastman (GA) Dodge Co.
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2016
Total tackles: 29
Sacks: 7.0
Forced fumbles: 1
Fumble recoveries: 1
Interceptions: 0
Defensive touchdowns: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Leonard Cornilus Floyd (born September 8, 1992) is an American football outside linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia.

Early years

Floyd attended Dodge County High School in Eastman, Georgia, where he played football and participated in track. In football, he played defensive end and tight end. Floyd committed to play college football at the University of Georgia in April 2011.[1] After high school he attended Hargrave Military Academy for a year to take classes that met NCAA requirements.[2][3]

In track & field, he competed as a thrower. He won the shot put event at the 2011 Region 3AA Meet, recording a career-best throw of 14.96 meters.[4]

College career

As a true freshman in 2013, Floyd started eight of 13 games. He finished the season with 55 tackles and a team-leading 6.5 sacks.[5] During his sophomore year, Floyd played 11 games with 6 sacks, and a fumble recovery on 55 tackles. As a junior in 2015, he played 13 games with 4.5 sacks, 3 passes defended, and a fumble recovery on 72 tackles. After his junior year, he announced his intentions to enter the 2016 NFL Draft.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht WtArm lengthHand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 5⅝ in 244 lb33⅛ in10⅛ in 4.60 s 1.59 s 2.68 s 4.32 s 7.18 s 39½ in 10 ft 7 in
All values from NFL Combine[6]

On April 28, 2016, Floyd was selected 9th overall by the Chicago Bears in the 2016 NFL draft after the Bears traded the #11 overall pick and a 4th round pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[7]


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