Leonard Floyd Biography

(Footballer, Los Angeles Rams, Super Bowl LVI 2022)

Leonard Floyd plays for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL).

Who is Lenoard Floyd dating?

Currently, Leonard Floyd is dating Rachel Taylor. The couples have been together for about five years.

They have two children named Carter and Aden.

Relationship Facts of Leonard Floyd

  • Leonard Floyd is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Leonard Floyd?

Leonard Floyd is a known American football outside linebacker. Leonard Floyd plays for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL).

The Chicago Bears drafted him to play college football at Georgia in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Currently, Leonard Floyd is playing in the Super Bowl LVI 2022 as an outside linebacker.

Leonard Floyd- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Leonard Floyd was born on September 8, 1992, in Atlanta Georgia.

Currently, he is 30 years old and holds American nationality. His ethnicity is Caucasian and Virgo is his birth zodiac sign.

Leonard Lloyd and Chrishonda Floyd were his parents. Floyd has kept his further parents and sibling details a mystery to the media.

Moving towards his educational background, he went to Dodge County High School located in Eastman, Georgia. He used to play football and joined track.

In football, he played defensive and tight end. In April 2011, he played college football at the University of Georgia.

After completing high school, he went to Hargrave Military Academy for about a year to take classes that met NCAA requirements.

Leonard Floyd- Professional Life, Careers

Beginning of College Career

Being a freshman, he played eight of 13 games. He ended the game with 55 tackles and a team taking to 6.5 sacks.

During the sophomore season, he participated in 11 games ending with 55 tackles, six sacks, and a fumble recovery.

Being a junior player, he participated in 13 games with 72 combined tackles, 4.5 sacks, three passes defended, and a fumble recovery.

Career as a Professional player

Leonard Floyd attended the NFL  2016 draft but unfortunately was injured while running the 40-yard dash. He was not able to do short shuttle and three-cone drills.

However, the opposite team’s linebacker Jordan Jenkins also got injured over his hamstring and could not continue to do short shuttle and three-cone drills as well.

He ran drills for 32 NFL teams on March 16, 2016, with the head coaches named Rex Ryan, Bill Belichick, Dan Quinn, and Todd Bowles. Before his pro day, he added extra four pounds to his frame.

Positional drills, the short shuttle, three-cone drill, and vertical were performed by him. At the end of the pre-draft process, NFL draft analysts and experts selected him in the top ten.

The title of the best second linebacker in the draft was given to him including that, and NFLDraftScout.com ranked him as the third-best outside linebacker.

Similarly, Sports Illustrated ranked him to be a fifth-best linebacker.

(Chicago Bears)2016 

Floyd was picked up in the first round of the 2916 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears.

He had a four-year signed contract with the Chicago Bears with 15.78 million USD guaranteed and a bonus of about 9.67 million USD.

He played his debut game against the Houston Texans and added six tackles and was acclaimed with a half of a sack on Brock Osweiler. Because of a calf injury, he quit the team with the 17-14 victory against the Bears.

After coming into a collision with Akiem Hicks a teammate, he had a neck and head injury which made him unable to continue the game next week in opposition to Tennesee Titans.

In 2017

During the training, he played as the outside linebacker opposing Pernell McPhee, Lamarr Houston, and Willie Young.

Floyd added three solo tackles and sacked Packer’s quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the Bear’s 35-14 loss.

He ended the season by leading the team with 34 tackles, 4.5 sacks, two pass diversions, and protection in ten starts and 10 games.

In 2018

Floyd stopped Buffalo Bill’s quarterback Nathan Peterman, taking him back for a 19-yard touchdown, making it his first-career obstruction. He dismissed Aaron Rodgers two times in a 24-17 win.

He ended the season by leading 49 tackles, four sacks, and a pick-six. He was graded 69.6 by Pro Football Focus and ranked as the 42nd highest grade among all qualifying edge rushers. He was given the title of Pro Bowl alternate.

In 2019

Bears offered fifth-year optional contact on Floyd on May 1, 2019.

He achieved four tackles and blocked Aaron Rodger two times as his team lost 10-3. Floyd ended the game with a 22-14 loss so, the contract was ended with him on 2020, March 17.

Similarly, he signed one year contract with Los Angeles Ram. At last, Floyd ended the game with 30–20 wins.

In 2021

Floyd made a four-year deal with the Rams including  64 million USD guaranteed and a bonus of about 9.67 million USD.

Floyd was the last player in the NFL record who sacked Tom Brady in the Ram’s 30–27 victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Divisional Round of the NFC playoffs.

Currently, in 2022 he is playing in the Super Bowl LVI 2022 as an outside linebacker.

About Super Bowl LVI 2022 

This 56th season was started on 13 Feb 2022 at SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, California, the US.

The clubs participating are Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers, Kansas City Chiefs, and more.

The first match was held between The Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams.

Unlike the previous season, this year’s game has some rules due to the Coronavirus.

The audience will be given a free KN95 mask and they have to show their proof of vaccination plus a negative PCR test report.

Leonard Floyd – Net worth, Salary

The net worth of Leonard Floyd is estimated to be around 12 million USD as of 2022. Though, no information about his salary and income is given on social media.

Leonard Floyd- Rumors, Controversy

Being busy with his career, Leonard Floyd has not revealed much about his personal life to the media. So, he has not been indulged in any rumors and controversies up to date.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Leonard Floyd has an athletic type of body standing at the height of 6 feet 6 inches. He weighs around 114 kg. With a dark brown complex, he has a couple of eyes and black curly hair.

Social Media

Moving towards his social media profiles, he has more than 19.4K followers while he has 33.2K followers on his Twitter account.

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