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Former College Football Star, First-Round Pick Released

A New Orleans Saints helmet sitting on the field.

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 13: A New Orleans Saints helmet sits on the turf before the start of the Saints and Baltimore Ravens preseason game at M&T Bank Stadium on August 13, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Michael Floyd's NFL career has been full of ups and downs. Lately, many more downs than ups have been experienced by the former Notre Dame star.

The New Orleans Saints reportedly parted ways with the embattled former college football star. Floyd signed with New Orleans in July after one season with Minnesota.

Now he'll be looking for a new team.

Nick Underhill of the Advocate reported the news.

In December 2016, Floyd was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Just two days later, the Arizona Cardinals released the former first-round pick.

He later signed with the New England Patriots, and was set to enter the 2017 season as a member of the Vikings.

Before the 2017 season, the NFL announced he would serve a four-game suspension. Floyd caught ten passes in Minnesota for 78 yards.

Floyd put together back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons in 2010 and 2011. He currently holds the Notre Dame record for most receptions in a single season with 100, surpassing Golden Tate's 93-catch season in 2009. Floyd also holds school records for most career receptions (271), career 100-yd games (16), and receiving yards (3,689).