Georgia Football: Leonard Floyd Is Going to Make or Break This Defense…and Opposing Quarterbacks
Let’s hope he makes Pruitt’s defense and breaks opposing passers…am I right?
Seriously, this guy’s impact could be massive in 2014. The best medicine for an ailing (or possibly diseased) secondary is a good pass rush, and Floyd should lead that charge. Heading into this season his role has been simplified to: Get The Quarterback.
Ultimately, that’s what you want an athlete of Floyd’s caliber doing. He’s rangy, likes to create leverage with his active hands and has tremendous top-side speed and finishes plays to boot. Why dilute those skills by having him drop into coverage?
A big year from Floyd (forget 10 sacks, I’m looking for 12) will go a long way in hiding secondary deficiencies.
Read more of my thoughts here.
That’s all I got/