Malcolm Floyd Celebrity Life
Malcolm Floyd, born on September 8, 1981, is a former American pro footballer who had been a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for the San Diego Chargers.
After registering with them as an undrafted rookie in 2004 he spent his entire NFL with San Diego. For the Wyoming Cowboys, he was playing college football after getting into the University of Wyoming.
Early years playing Football
Growing up in West Sacramento in California, Malcolm Floyd played football and basketball for his River City High School team.
His athletic prowess led him to an All-Metro player and also garnered Offensive Most Valuable Player for the high school league. He was also quite an avid basketball-er and paid for the first team of the high school in the all-league.
College Football career
Malcolm Floyd previously attended Wyoming University from 1999 to 2004). Whilst there, he obtained a degree in medical sciences.
In his first year as of 1999, he played sparingly as a rookie with the Cowboys. Malcolm Floyd was an all-conference First-team selection as a sophomore year player by College News and Sports News.
Floyd's college football career finished with 186 catches for 2,411 yards and 14 touchdowns. His impressive performance for the Cowboys saw him covet an honorable senior mention of All-Mountain West Conference.
Floyd's elder brother, Malcolm, played as a wide receiver between 1994–1997 with the Houston Oilers.
The older brother had been permitted to name his younger brother, so he named him after himself, a unique conundrum for a family to say the least which led to their father creating a slight discrepancy in their spelling so as to create a difference. Malcolm was spelled without an "L".
Malcolm Floyd's mother, Leataata, still continues to reside in their hometown Sacramento where she continues to works as a coach, teacher, educator, and envoy and teaches Polynesian dance after school every day in one of the city's poorest campuses.
In the year 2012, in reward to her dedication, Sacramento School District paid homage to Floyd by altering the name of the school where she offered so much of her energy to Leataata Floyd Elementary from the earlier Jedediah Smith Elementary
Malcolm Floyd has two children, Maiu and Malc with his wife Daphne. Malcolm Floyd loves playing basketball in his free time, windsurfing at Mission Beach along with spending quality time grilling out together with the family.
A high school all-conference hoopster, Floyd's club captured the intramural title for the school when at Wyoming he was an undergraduate.
San Diego Chargers
After finishing up his graduation, Malcolm was a sure shot NFL potential prospect in the draft season of 2004.
But for mysterious reasons, he was not invited for the scouting combine by the NFL, which scouts players for the member teams.
Later on, Malcolm Floyd was signed up by the NFL member team San Diego Chargers under the undrafted section of free agents without any agency support upon completion of the official NFL draft.
Having been signed by the San Diego Chargers, Malcolm Floyd spent the first two seasons under the team as part of the practice squad and not getting any official game time as such.
He did get some game time on January 2, 2005, against the rival team Kansas City Chiefs and was the instance of his first-ever touchdown in the NFL history.
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