Richaud Floyd85

Class
FR
Hometown
Gulfport, Miss.
High School
Gulfport
Position
Wide Receiver

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL
Incredible speed and quickness make him a great route runner and a homerun threat every time he hits the field, traits that helped distinguish himself to the Mizzou coaches … Extremely versatile player with big-time speed … A four-star recruit according to ESPN, he ranks as the 37th-best wideout nationally by the website …  Dubbed a top-20 recruit in the state of Mississippi by Rivals.com and a top-15 recruit in the state by 247Sports … Named Mississippi Power Player of the Week on Sept. 30 after running for 245 yards and four TDs while passing for 117 yards and another score in a 42-24 win over St. Martin … Dual-threat QB as a senior at Gulfport who passed for nearly 1,500 yards and had 13 touchdowns in 2014 and added 1,067 more rushing yards … Excelled as a big-play wide receiver as a junior before switching to QB as he caught 80 passes for 1,007 yards (12.6 per catch) and 10 scores … High School Coach – Eddie Pierce … Great all-around athlete who also earned multiple letters in the sports of track and basketball … Ran anchor leg for team’s 4×200 relay team that finished second in the state finals, and was part of basketball teams which won a state championship in the 2013-14 season.

PERSONAL
Chose Mizzou over offers from Cincinnati, Memphis and Southern Miss among others … Cited Mizzou’s home-like feel and the top-notch athletic and campus facilities as key contributors to his signing with Mizzou … Also credited his relationship with Coach Pat Washington as another key factor …  Parents – Richard Floyd Sr. & Christy Moncrief-Floyd … Is undecided on his major while at Mizzou … Lists music, sports and cooking as a few of his hobbies … Is left-handed naturally, but plays sports right-handed.

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