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Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

Posted on: August 3, 2011 11:13 am
Edited on: August 3, 2011 12:07 pm
 
Posted by Tom Fornelli

In a move that everyone knew would be coming eventually, but just weren't sure when, Notre Dame announced on Wednesday that wide receiver Michael Floyd had been fully reinstated to the football team.

"From the very beginning of this process, Michael knew what was expected for him to be a member of our football program," said Brian Kelly in a release.

"Based on my own observations, I am very pleased with the progress Michael has made since March. That is why I am comfortable reinstating him to our football team."

As I said, this does not come as a surprise. When Floyd was able to get by Notre Dame's ResLife disciplinary board back in April without a suspension or even a possible expulsion it was only a matter of time before he rejoined the football team. He was then cleared for voluntary summer workouts with the team over the summer.

Floyd had been arrested on March 20th for a DUI, his third alcohol-related arrest since coming to Notre Dame in 2009.

His return to the team is a huge boost to the Irish offense as Floyd is one of the best wide receivers in the country. In his first three seasons in South Bend Floyd has made 171 catches for 2,539 yards and 28 touchdowns. The 28 touchdowns are already the most by any receiver in school history, and barring an injury or another arrest, Floyd will become the school's all-time leader in receptions and yards in 2011 as well.

See video of Michael Floyd talking about his reinstatement here, as well as Brian Kelly here
Comments

Since: Feb 7, 2007
Posted on: August 3, 2011 6:10 pm
 

Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

Just another in a long line of examples that shows the NCAA is a total joke.  Taking money is a cardinal sin (unless your name is Newton) but 3 alcohol related arrests in 2 years........no biggie, play on.



Since: Oct 14, 2008
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:49 pm
 

Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

...and barring an injury or another arrest...


Gotta love Fornellications' optimism. 



Since: Oct 14, 2008
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:44 pm
 

Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

As long as the Woverines reinstate Darryl Stonum I'm okay with this. 



Since: May 25, 2007
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:41 pm
 

Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

Awesome. Maybe they'll be able to get over the hump now and beat Navy or Tulsa now.



Since: Apr 16, 2009
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:39 pm
 

Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

Glad the best receiver in college football is reinstated to the Irish football team.  Welcome back Michael. 



Since: Apr 28, 2009
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:21 pm
 

Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

Ya know, Kelly may be good enough to coach in the SEC sometime if he keeps this stuff up.

We sent you our offensive genius, what more do you want?  



Since: Apr 28, 2009
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:18 pm
 

Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

This kid ranks right up there with all the rest of the selfish peices of trash in sports.

From a Louisville fan this comes as a total surprize...Tongue out 



Since: Apr 6, 2008
Posted on: August 3, 2011 5:01 pm
 

Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

Thank God (or Touchdown Jesus) that he didn't miss any practice or conditioning training!  (There never was a concern that he might actually miss any playing time.)

Why do I think Steve Spurrier would approve of this move?  Ya know, Kelly may be good enough to coach in the SEC sometime if he keeps this stuff up.Innocent



Since: Nov 21, 2006
Posted on: August 3, 2011 4:54 pm
 

Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

Yea, I just can't bealive you guys.  You want this kids life ruined because he made a few mistakes? You all are idiots.  I mean its not like any of the mistakes he made put any innocent bystanders lives at risk or anything...... oh crap wait...

This kid ranks right up there with all the rest of the selfish peices of trash in sports.  Congrats ND you got your star wr back.  Stay classy in South Bend.



Since: Nov 17, 2007
Posted on: August 3, 2011 4:44 pm
 

Michael Floyd reinstated at Notre Dame

I do believe Michael Floyd has used up all of his free passes. One more screw up should be the end of his days with the Irish.


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