Floyd is rock of Irish offense

By Rick Gano

Associated Press

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 17 2010 12:00 a.m. MST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Michael Floyd's decision is a ways off. Notre Dame's star receiver has other things on his mind the next two weeks as the Irish wrap up a disappointing season that could still end in a bowl.

Will Floyd do what his former teammate and friend Golden Tate did nearly a year ago and skip his senior season for the NFL? Stay tuned.

Floyd, who has 25 career TD catches, third on the school's career list, is plenty busy right now.

He is working with freshman quarterback Tommy Rees. And with leading rusher Armando Allen, NFL prospect tight end Kyle Rudolph and slot receiver Theo Riddick all sidelined by injuries, the Irish are looking for Floyd to make a difference. And he has.

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