Know About Leonard Floyd; NFL, Age, Girlfriend, Contract, Salary, Height

Published Date: 03 Jan, 2020 Updated date: 03 Jan, 2020 By Celebs Podium

The NFL career of Leonard Floyd is already at the peak. The Chicago Bears has high expectations on the outside linebacker for the current NFL season.

Leonard Floyd is an American football outside linebacker currently playing for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Georgia.

Leonard Floyd Bio; Parents; Education, Height, Weight

Leonard Cornilus Floyd was born on 8 September 1992 to parents Leonard Lloyd and Chrishonda Floyd. He grew up with his family in Eastman, Georgia.

Floyd pursued his high school education at Dodge County High School in Eastman, Georgia. He also enrolled at Hargrave Military Academy for a year to take classes that met NCAA requirements. He then went to the University of Georgia to play college football at the age of 19. He stands at a towering height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters) and weighs 240 lbs (109 kg).

His Career NFL; Stats

While in the University, Leonard played Georgia Bulldogs football from 2013 to 2015. In his final year, he played in 13 games with 72 combined tackles, 4.5 sacks, three passes defended, and a fumble recovery.

Floyd was selected by the Chicago Bears in the first round (ninth overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. He made his regular-season NFL debut in the Bears’ season-opener against the Houston Texans.


Leonard Floyd’s NFL career stats as of 2020 (Picture: NFL)

Leonard had 34 combined tackles (24 solos), 4.5 sacks, two pass deflections, and safety in ten games and ten starts in the 2017 season. Similarly, he recorded four tackles and sacked Aaron Rodgers twice as the Bears lost 10-3 on Week 1 against the Green Bay Packers in May 2019.

Contract & Salary

Leonard signed a 4-year contract with the Chicago Bears, worth $15,782,861. It includes a $9,678,444 signing bonus, $15,332,861 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,945,715.

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He earned a base salary of $2,602,208 while carrying a cap hit of $5,021,819 and a dead cap value of $5,021,819 in 2019.

Who Is Leonard Floyd Girlfriend In 2020?

Leonard Floyd has still kept his personal life confidential as of 2020. The 27-year-old is not active on social media and is enjoying his private life.

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However, it is known that he has been in a relationship with a gorgeous girlfriend, Rachel Taylor. The duo is the parents of two sons. They welcomed their first son Carter in 2014. Similarly, the second son Aden was born in May 2016.

Some Interesting Facts About Leonard Floyd

  • Leonard was a thrower and won the shot put event at the 2011 Region 3AA Meet, recording a career-best throw of 14.96 meters while at high school.
  • He received an overall grade of 69.6 from Pro Football Focus and ranked as the 42nd highest grade among all qualifying edge rushers in 2018.
  • He was awarded the Bulldogs’ Defensive MVP in 2014.
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