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George Floyd
Date of birth: (1960-12-21) December 21, 1960 (age 60)
Place of birth: Tampa, Florida
Career information
Position(s): Safety
College: Eastern Kentucky
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 4 / Pick 107
Organizations
 As player:
1982-1984 New York Jets
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com
College Football Hall of Fame

George Floyd (born December 21, 1960 in Tampa, Florida) was a safety who played three seasons in the National Football League for the New York Jets.

Floyd was an All-American at Eastern Kentucky University. In 1999 he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

He is currently a principal at Boone County High School in Florence, Kentucky.

Floyd was known Statewide for his vicious hard hits and knack for interceptions.

After leaving the NFL, George became a teacher and coach of several athletic teams at Bellevue High School in Bellevue Kentucky, just 3 miles south of Cincinnati. He spent nearly 18 years there and very quickly became a favorite among both athletes and students there. He was very often chosen by students as their favorite teacher, coach, and mentor.


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