Mississippi Top 40

Mississippi Scout
Posted May 20, 2008

Today we will look at the #32 preseason rated recruit in the state of Mississippi.

#32 Ranked Player in Mississippi

Ricky Floyd
City: Gulfport, MS
5' 11", 200, 4.55 (300 bench) (450 squat)
Date of Birth:
November 29, 1990
Projected Position:

2007 Football Season:
1, 046 rushing yards and 5 TD's. All-Coast and All-Region

Why Top 40 in Football:
"I just practice hard and want it. I just enjoy the game. You have to love the game to be great. I am more of a downhill runner who likes to run between the tackles."

Colleges interested in Ricky:
Auburn, USM, and Stanford

Scouts at Spring practice:
LSU, Alcorn State, Alabama, Auburn

Received phone calls from:

Floyd's top school:
Auburn and USM but still keeping options open

"I have not had a chance to visit their college yet, but I heard they have a great staff. I want to meet every coach when I go over there this summer for an unofficial visit."

USM: "That is who my dad (Ricky Floyd SR) played for. I grew up watching the black and gold. It is only an hour away from home, and I think Coach Fedora is a pretty cool guy."

Scholarship offers:

Closest to offering: USM

Jr Days: USM

Summer Camps: USM and LSU Passing Camps

Tell us something nobody else knows: "I work at the water park, and I have a 98.3 grade point average and a 24 on the ACT

Nickname - Little Ricky

Best Player faced:
"I do not put anyone over somebody else."

If not Ricky Floyd, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Clayton Moore

Game I'm most anticipating: N' East Jones

Other athletes in my family: Ricky Floyd (father played RB for USM) and Jevon Floyd (Uncle played for Jackson State)

Favorite college team growing up: USM

Favorite college football player:
Darren McFadden

Favorite pro football player: Reggie Bush

Favorite Pro Team: New Orleans Saints

Favorite Food: Hamburgers

Favorite Movie:
Family Reunion

In my CD Player: J.Z.

Pre-game hype song: Ft. Minor

Biggest Influences: Father

Biggest Fan: Mother

Biggest Fear: Father

2nd Best Sport: Track

Favorite Video Game: Don't play video games

Person I most look alike:

First thing if I sign pro contract: Invest it

Dream date: Beyonce

Grades: 98.3 GPA 24 ACT

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Special Note

We added one player who transferred to Mississippi, Aubrey Phillips, after the list already came out. Therefore, we have 41 players now listed and put in a tie at number 28.

To get a complete list of players who have been selected to the team so far, click here.

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