Why did the NFL draft Shreveport linebacker Sharrif Floyd?

The Shreveports NFL Draft is happening in the next few weeks, and the team has announced it is bringing Sharriff Floyd back to his hometown.

The Louisiana State University linebacker is one of the draft’s top prospects and a defensive stalwart for the Shreve Chargers.

He started three games as a true freshman in 2016 and has earned honorable mention All-SEC honors with the team in his two seasons in Shreve.

The linebacker started in the secondary and is the team’s leader on special teams.

In addition to being a great athlete, Floyd has a great personality.

Sharrife Floyd was drafted #19 overall by the Shreve Chargers in the 2018 NFL Draft, and is a member of the team that won the Southern Conference West Division in 2019.

Floyd has had two years of eligibility remaining. 

Shreveport is home to LSU’s Shaka Smart, a two-time All-American who was the 2017 MVP.

The school also has a football program, which includes the Shakes.

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