Eden Prairie, MN (July 25, 2013) – The Minnesota Vikings have announced that rookie Sharrif Floyd has signed. Floyd was one of three first round selections (#23 overall) by the Vikings in the 2013 draft. He is the highest drafted DT by the Vikings since Kevin Williams (#9 overall) in 2009.
During his three seasons at Florida, Floyd recorded 115 tackles, 26.0 TFL and 4.5 sacks. Floyd earned 1st-Team defense AP All-SEC honors in 2012.