Athlete/wide receiver prospect Clint Floyd (5-10, 172, 4.47) from Los Angeles (Calif.) Crenshaw is another in a long line of talented athletes to be developed by one of the Los Angeles sections best programs.
According to Floyd he received his first offer from Arizona State. He is getting serious recruiting attention from UCLA, Oregon, Cal, and Washington. He is getting recruited by almost every school in the Pac 10.
Floyd has worked extremely hard this off-season attending the NIKE Camp held in Los Angeles, the Reebok Camp at Loyola in Los Angeles, and the Beyond 2000 Elite Camp (B2G).
"I learned a lot of football at all of the camps, especially the B2G camp," Floyd said. "At the B2G Camp they taught me how to get off the jam. We also worked on routes and my footwork.
"I also left the camp with a trophy," Floyd said. "I was the offensive MVP of the B2G camp.
Floyd is being recruited as an athlete by everyone except UCLA. The Bruins like him as a cornerback.
"My favorite schools are Arizona State, Oregon, UCLA and Washington," Floyd said. "I'm talking to Arizona State and Washington about taking an official visit to the two schools.
"I like the surroundings at ASU and the academics are pretty good," Floyd said. "Academics are important to me. The Arizona heat won't bother at all.
"Again with Oregon, I like their academics," Floyd said. "Oregon also has a great coaching staff and great facilities. I also like their stadium.
"I like UCLA because they're in my hometown," Floyd said. "I would like to play in my hometown, but if it comes down where it is best for me somewhere else, I'll go away for school.
"At UCLA there are a lot of players who I played high school with and of course UCLA's academics are great. They are one of the best academic schools in the nation.
"With Washington the reasons I like the school are similar to Oregon and it is in a big city," Floyd said. "I also like Tyrone Willingham, he's doing a nice job rebuilding the Washington program.
"I don't really know when I'll make my decision," Floyd said. "I would like to take all five of my trips before deciding. There is a 75 percent chance that I'll make my decision after the season. If I do decide earlier it will probably be late in my senior season.
Floyd is an outstanding athlete who is a three-sport letterman. Besides football, Floyd participates in basketball and baseball. His senior season, he's going add track to his resume.
Floyd plays left field for Crenshaw and has attracted some interest from teams from the major leagues.
On the gridiron, Floyd had 28 receptions for 609 yards and nine touchdowns. From his cornerback spot, Floyd racked up 48 tackles, 15 deflected passes, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery as a junior.