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Thursday, February 23, 2012
Michael Floyd falling on draft boards

By Matt Fortuna

Michael Floyd dropped two spots on Mel Kiper's Big Board this week and fell four spots on Todd McShay's draft board.

Kiper has Floyd at No. 20 , behind fellow wide receivers Justin Blackmon (No. 5) and Kendall Wright (No. 15).
Kiper: How fast he runs will be a big story in Indy. Floyd can do a lot; he's able to beat you short or deep. Has a big frame to beat smaller cornerbacks. Played at 227 pounds in 2010 but dropped a little weight this past season and played quicker.

Kiper has Floyd third among receivers on his top five by position list , behind Oklahoma State's Blackmon and Baylor's Wright. Kiper also has Harrison Smith as the No. 2 safety behind Alabama's Mark Barron, writing that Smith is right in the picture for a potential first-round selection.

McShay, meanwhile, has Floyd at No. 26 on his draft board , with Blackmon (No. 10) and Wright (No. 23) the only receivers ahead of him.
McShay: Floyd answered questions about his off-the-field character in 2011 and continued to use his size and ball skills to make plays downfield.