The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
The Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend. He learned a lot of from former teammate Kevin Williams and slimmed down in the offseason to reach his full potential. This season should be the beginning of the Floyd era in Minnesota.
Former University of Florida standout defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd has signed his rookie contract with the Minnesota Vikings.
Florida linebacker Jelani Jenkins has decided to forgo his senior season and enter the 2013 NFL Draft. Jenkins made the announcement Monday despite missing four games this season due to a foot injury.
The Florida Gators head into the offseason trying to figure out what happened to its once vaunted defense in the Sugar Bowl. The answer to the question will be made more difficult because the team lost two of the best defenders on the team when UF next takes the field.
The University of Florida will be representing the Southeastern Conference in the Sugar Bowl this year and was well represented on the All-SEC team released Monday.
It turns out the University of Miami isn’t the only Sunshine State school dealing with player eligibility problems due to improper benefits.