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Floyd Happy About Move Back to Tackle

Sharrif Floyd knew throughout the 2011 season that he was playing out of position. After sliding outside to defensive end because the team needed it, Floyd had his best game of the season in the Gator Bowl when he moved back to defensive tackle. This year, Floyd will play at defensive tackle for most of the season. And he's not shy about how good it feels to be back where he grew up playing.

It's a better fit for Floyd. There were times of frustration as he tried to learn on the fly in the SEC at a position he'd never played before. However, Floyd now has a new appreciation for defensive end. "It makes me a better player because now I understand what a defensive end goes through and how much running it is," Sharrif Floyd said with a laugh. "I'll actually be able to cherish the fact... Recommended Stories

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