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Malcom Floyd
No. 80     San Diego Chargers
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: September 8, 1981 (1981-09-08) (age 28)
Place of birth: Sacramento, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 226 lb (103 kg)
Career information
College: Wyoming
Undrafted in 2004
Debuted in 2004 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Restricted FA
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Receptions     52
Receiving Yards     821
Receiving TDs     8
Stats at NFL.com

Malcom Floyd (born September 8, 1981 in Sacramento, California) is an American football wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Wyoming.

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Early years

Floyd played at River City High School in West Sacramento, California, where he was an All-Metro and Offensive MVP of the league. He was also a First-team all-league selection in basketball. His official nick name is M-80 He is listed at 6'7" according to Chargers.com.

College career

Floyd attended Wyoming from 1999-2003 while there he majored in health sciences. As a freshman, he redshirted in 1999. Floyd was a First-team all-conference selection by Football News and Sporting Newsas sophomore. Floyd finished his career with 186 catches for 2,411 yards and 14 touchdowns. He was an Honorable mention All-Mountain West Conference as senior.

Professional career

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San Diego Chargers

As an NFL prospect in 2004, Floyd was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine. He was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent after the 2004 NFL Draft.

Pre-draft measureables
Weight 40 yd 20 ss 3-cone Vert BP Wonderlic Triple I Score
214 lb (97 kg) 4.44s 4.18s 6.66s 38 in (96.5 cm)[1] X X H

(* represents NFL Combine)

In 2004, Floyd was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted rookie on April 30, 2004. He was later waived on September 5. Floyd was then signed to the practice squad two days later. He was then signed to the active rosteron December 11.

Floyd started against the Kansas City Chiefs on January 2, and caught first NFL touchdown, of 13 yard pass from Philip Rivers. That same pass happened to be Rivers’ first-career touchdown pass. He helped set up second-quarter touchdown catch by Ryan Krause with a 27-yard catch down to Chiefs’ 10-yard line that led to touchdown three plays later. Played as a back-up in Wild Card Playoff game against the New York Jets.

In 2005, Floyd was released on September 3. He was then re-signed to practice squad two days later. He spent the first 12 weeks of the season on the Chargers’ practice squad. He was then signed to the main roster on December 7, however remained inactive for the rest of the season.

In 2006, Floyd caught 31-yard touchdown pass at Baltimore, on play in which Samari Rolle slipped and fell in coverage. He caught touchdown pass for second time in two weeks with nine-yard tiptoe catch in back corner of the end zone against Pittsburgh. Floyd caught a career-long 46-yard touchdown pass in third quarter of the win at Cincinnati. He was selected as the Chargers Alumni Player of Week following game in Cincinnati, after substituting for the injured Eric Parker who was out with a neck injury. Floyd left Cincinnati with his first-career 100-yard game, making five catches for 109 yards and a touchdown. He was inactive for Week 13 game against Denver game with an ankle injury. Floyd was placed on “Reserve-Injured” list due to the ankle injury December 14.

In 2007, Floyd made a 25-yard catch on a 3rd-and-13 play during the opening drive of second half of the game Green Bay that helped set up 21-yard touchdown catch-and-run by LaDainian Tomlinson. He helped extend the Chargers touchdown drive on the opening series of the Week 6 game against the Raiders with 16-yard catch on a 3rd down.

On March 25, 2008, Floyd was re-signed by the Chargers as a restricted free agent.

Personal

Floyds older brother, Malcolm, played wide receiver for the Houston Oilers during the 1994 - 1997 seasons. Malcolm is now an elementary school principal in Sacramento.

Malcom’s hobbies include playing basketball, boogie boarding at Mission Beach and playing the newest video games. He was an all-conference basketball player in high school and his team won an intramural championship while he was in college at Wyoming.

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Malcom Floyd
No. 80     San Diego Chargers
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: September 8, 1981 (1981-09-08) (age 29)
Place of birth: Sacramento, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 226 lb (103 kg)
Career information
College: Wyoming
Undrafted in 2004
Debuted in 2004 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
Roster status: Restricted FA
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Receptions     52
Receiving Yards     821
Receiving TDs     8
Stats at NFL.com

Malcom Floyd (born September 8, 1981 in Sacramento, California) is an American football wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Wyoming. Floyd is the first half Samoan, half African-American wide receiver in the NFL. At 6'5", 225 pounds, he also measures in as the biggest target any quarterback has to throw at.[1]

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Early years

Floyd played at River City High School in West Sacramento, California, where he was an All-Metro and Offensive MVP of the league. He was also a First-team all-league selection in basketball.and

College career

Floyd attended Wyoming from 1999-2003 while there he majored in health sciences. As a freshman, he redshirted in 1999. Floyd was a First-team all-conference selection by Football News and Sporting News as a sophomore. Floyd finished his career with 186 catches for 2,411 yards and 14 touchdowns. He was an Honorable mention All-Mountain West Conference as senior.

Professional career

San Diego Chargers

As an NFL prospect in 2004, Floyd was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine. He was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent after the 2004 NFL Draft.

Pre-draft measureables
Weight 40 yd 20 ss 3-cone Vert BP Wonderlic Triple I Score
214 lb (97 kg) 4.44s 4.18s 6.66s 38 in (96.5 cm)[2] X X H
(* represents NFL Combine)

In 2004, Floyd was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted rookie soon after the draft on April 30, 2004. He was waived on September 5 and signed to the practice squad two days later, and then re-signed to the active roster on December 11.

Floyd started against the Kansas City Chiefs on January 2 and caught his first NFL touchdown, a 13 yard pass from Philip Rivers which also happened to be Rivers’s own first career touchdown. Floyd helped set up a second quarter touchdown catch by Ryan Krause with a 27 yard catch down to Chiefs’ 10-yard line, leading to a touchdown three plays later. Floyd played as a back-up in the Wild Card Playoff game against the New York Jets.

In 2005, Floyd was released on September 3 and re-signed to the practice squad two days later. He spent the first 12 weeks of the season on the Chargers’ practice squad. He was then signed to the main roster on December 7 but remained inactive for the rest of the season.

In 2006, Floyd caught a 31-yard touchdown pass against Baltimore, on a play in which Samari Rolle slipped and fell in coverage. He caught a touchdown pass for second time in two weeks with a nine-yard tip-toe catch in the back corner of the end zone against Pittsburgh. Floyd caught a career-long 46-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter of the win against Cincinnati. He was selected as the Chargers Alumni Player of Week following the game in Cincinnati, after substituting for Eric Parker who was out with a neck injury. Floyd left Cincinnati with his first-career 100-yard game, making five catches for 109 yards and a touchdown. He was inactive for Week 13 game against Denver game with an ankle injury. Floyd was placed on injured reserve due to the ankle injury on December 14.

In 2007, Floyd made a 25-yard catch on a 3rd-and-13 play during the opening drive of the second half against Green Bay that helped set up 21-yard touchdown catch-and-run by LaDainian Tomlinson. He helped extend the Chargers' touchdown drive on the opening series of the Week 6 game against the Raiders with a 16-yard catch on 3rd down.

In 2008, Floyd was re-signed by the Chargers as a restricted free agent. In 2009, following the release of Chris Chambers, Floyd became the Chargers' number two starting receiver. .

Personal

Floyd's older brother, Malcolm, played wide receiver for the Houston Oilers during the 1994 - 1997 seasons. Malcolm is now an elementary school principal in Sacramento.

Floyd's hobbies include playing basketball, boogie boarding at Mission Beach and playing the newest video games. He was an all-conference basketball player in high school and his team won an intramural championship while he was in college at Wyoming.

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