Player Bio

Leonard Floyd
OLB #94
Height:
6-6
Weight:
251
Age:
25
College:
Georgia
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
33
SCK
4.5
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 66 46 20 11.5 2 4 0 0 -- 0 0 1 2
2017 CHI 10 10 33 23 10 4.5 1 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2016 CHI 12 12 33 23 10 7.0 1 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 ATL L 17-23 5 3 2 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @TB L 7-29 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
3 PIT W 23-17 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @GB L 14-35 3 3 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 MIN L 17-20 6 6 0 2.0 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @BAL W 27-24 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 CAR W 17-3 4 3 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @NO L 12-20 2 1 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 GB L 16-23 4 3 1 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 DET L 24-27 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Begins second professional season, starting 12 games for the Bears (2016) ... totaled 51 tackles, 7 sacks, 4 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble, 1 recovered fumble and 3 TFLs ... recorded the team's only safety of the year on a sack of Blaine Gabbert vs. SF (12/4) ... ranked third in NFL in sacks among rookies ... 7 sacks ranks third in all-time among Bears rookies (Mark Anderson, Brian Urlacher) ... posted 3 multi-sack games as a rookie which is most by a Beas rookie since 2006.

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2016 - All-Rookie Team (PFWA, Gil Brandt, Fox Sports).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 2016 draft. SIGNED THROUGH 2019.

2016 SEASON: Started in 12 games (Games 1-4, 7-10 & 12-16) producing 51 tackles, 7 sacks, 4 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble, 1 recovered fumble and 3 TFLs as a rookie ... recorded a sack-fumble on Aaron Rodgers and then recovered the ball in the endzone for a touchdown at Green Bay ... scored one of only two defensive touchdowns for the Bears in the season ... recorded a season-high 8 tackles in his NFL debut at Houston (9/11) ... recorded the team's only safety of the year on a sack of Blaine Gabbert vs. SF (12/4) ... ranked 3rd in NFL in sacks among rookies ... posted 3 multi-sack games as a rookie which is most by a Beas rookie since 2006 ... he and teammate Cre'Von LeBlanc became the first pair of rookies to score a defensive TD in same season since at least 1960. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 12-12

COLLEGE: Started 32-of-38 career games for Georgia, posting 184 tackles, 17 sacks, 28.5 TFLs, 5 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 4 pass breakups … following his junior year, named second-team all-SEC and was Sports Illustrated honorable mention All-America … won Charley Trippi Most Versatile Award and was a Butkus Award finalist ... appeared in 13 games, with 13 starts as a junior … placed second on the team with 74 tackles and tied for the team lead in TFLs with 10.5 ... also notched 3 pass breakups and 1 fumble recovery ... named second-team all-SEC by Phil Steele and the Coaches' and was Sports Illustrated honorable mention All-America … won Charley Trippi Most Versatile Award and was a Butkus Award finalist … named a team captain for four games (ULM, Vanderbilt, Alabama and Florida) … recipient of the Milton "Red" Leathers Football Scholarship ... named AP honorable mention all-SEC after playing in 12 games with 11 starts, notching 55 tackles, 8.5 TFLs and a team-high 6 sacks as a sophomore ... added 3 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery … voted team's defensive MVP ... named a captain vs. Arkansas … recipient of the Hugh Hendrix Memorial Award for defense at the conclusion of spring practice, given annually to the player who most strains his potential ... started 8-of-13 contests as a freshman ... named to the Phil Steele Freshman All-America first-team ... finished with 55 tackles, 9.5 TFLs and a team-high 6.5 sacks ... added 2 forced fumbles and 1 pass breakup … recipient of the Milton "Red" Leathers Football Scholarship.

PERSONAL: Attended Hargrave Military Academy following high school ... named a Rivals.com four-star prospect... 247sports.com four-star prospect, No. 4 overall prep school prospect nationally, No. 4 ranked player in the state of Virginia ... helped lead Hargrave to a 7-3 record in 2012 … participated in football and track and field at Dodge County (Eastman, Ga.) High School … SuperPrep All-Dixie Team … named a Scout.com four-star prospect, No. 18 DE nationally, No. 142 overall prospect nationally, No. 11 player in the state ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AA All-State Team ... Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AA All-State first team ... as a junior recorded 81 tackles, including 14 for a loss and 6 sacks, as well as 549 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns at tight end.
PRO CAREER: Begins second professional season, starting 12 games for the Bears (2016) ... totaled 51 tackles, 7 sacks, 4 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble, 1 recovered fumble and 3 TFLs ... recorded the team's only safety of the year on a sack of Blaine Gabbert vs. SF (12/4) ... ranked third in NFL in sacks among rookies ... 7 sacks ranks third in all-time among Bears rookies (Mark Anderson, Brian Urlacher) ... posted 3 multi-sack games as a rookie which is most by a Beas rookie since 2006.

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2016 - All-Rookie Team (PFWA, Gil Brandt, Fox Sports).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 2016 draft. SIGNED THROUGH 2019.

2016 SEASON: Started in 12 games (Games 1-4, 7-10 & 12-16) producing 51 tackles, 7 sacks, 4 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble, 1 recovered fumble and 3 TFLs as a rookie ... recorded a sack-fumble on Aaron Rodgers and then recovered the ball in the endzone for a touchdown at Green Bay ... scored one of only two defensive touchdowns for the Bears in the season ... recorded a season-high 8 tackles in his NFL debut at Houston (9/11) ... recorded the team's only safety of the year on a sack of Blaine Gabbert vs. SF (12/4) ... ranked 3rd in NFL in sacks among rookies ... posted 3 multi-sack games as a rookie which is most by a Beas rookie since 2006 ... he and teammate Cre'Von LeBlanc became the first pair of rookies to score a defensive TD in same season since at least 1960. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 12-12

COLLEGE: Started 32-of-38 career games for Georgia, posting 184 tackles, 17 sacks, 28.5 TFLs, 5 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 4 pass breakups … following his junior year, named second-team all-SEC and was Sports Illustrated honorable mention All-America … won Charley Trippi Most Versatile Award and was a Butkus Award finalist ... appeared in 13 games, with 13 starts as a junior … placed second on the team with 74 tackles and tied for the team lead in TFLs with 10.5 ... also notched 3 pass breakups and 1 fumble recovery ... named second-team all-SEC by Phil Steele and the Coaches' and was Sports Illustrated honorable mention All-America … won Charley Trippi Most Versatile Award and was a Butkus Award finalist … named a team captain for four games (ULM, Vanderbilt, Alabama and Florida) … recipient of the Milton "Red" Leathers Football Scholarship ... named AP honorable mention all-SEC after playing in 12 games with 11 starts, notching 55 tackles, 8.5 TFLs and a team-high 6 sacks as a sophomore ... added 3 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery … voted team's defensive MVP ... named a captain vs. Arkansas … recipient of the Hugh Hendrix Memorial Award for defense at the conclusion of spring practice, given annually to the player who most strains his potential ... started 8-of-13 contests as a freshman ... named to the Phil Steele Freshman All-America first-team ... finished with 55 tackles, 9.5 TFLs and a team-high 6.5 sacks ... added 2 forced fumbles and 1 pass breakup … recipient of the Milton "Red" Leathers Football Scholarship.

PERSONAL: Attended Hargrave Military Academy following high school ... named a Rivals.com four-star prospect... 247sports.com four-star prospect, No. 4 overall prep school prospect nationally, No. 4 ranked player in the state of Virginia ... helped lead Hargrave to a 7-3 record in 2012 … participated in football and track and field at Dodge County (Eastman, Ga.) High School … SuperPrep All-Dixie Team … named a Scout.com four-star prospect, No. 18 DE nationally, No. 142 overall prospect nationally, No. 11 player in the state ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AA All-State Team ... Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AA All-State first team ... as a junior recorded 81 tackles, including 14 for a loss and 6 sacks, as well as 549 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns at tight end.
 

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