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Todd Gurley
Georgia BulldogsNo. 3
Running Back Freshman
Major:
Date of birth: (1994-08-03) August 3, 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth: Tarboro, North Carolina
Career history
High school: Tarboro (NC)
 College(s):
Bowl games
*2013 Capital One Bowl
Career highlights and awards
Stats at ESPN.com

Todd Gurley (born August 3, 1994) is an American football running back for the Georgia Bulldogs.

Early yearsEdit

Gurley attended Tarboro High School in Tarboro, North Carolina. As a senior in 2011 he was the North Carolina Associated Press Player of the Year after totalling 2,600 yards and 38 touchdowns.[1] Gurley helped his team win the 2A North Carolina state championship, rushing for 242 yards and four touchdowns in the championship game against Lincolnton High School.[2] In the semifinals, Lincolton had shut down the state's leading rusher, Thomasville's Shaquan Johnson, who entered the game with 3,083 yard rushing.[3]

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Gurley was listed as the No. 5 running back prospect in his class.[4]

Also an excellent track athlete, Gurley participated in the 110 metres hurdles at the 2011 World Youth Championships in Athletics. He finished 15th overall in the semifinals.

College careerEdit

As a true freshman in 2012, Gurley has rushed for 1385 yards on 222 carries with 17 touchdowns.[5][6] Against Georgia Southern, Gurley became the second true freshman in Georgia history to rush for 1,000 yards, the only other being Herschel Walker in 1980.[7] After his outstanding freshman campaign, Gurley was named First-Team All-SEC by the Associated Press.[8] Gurley was the lone true freshman to accomplish this feat in 2012.

StatisticsEdit

Rushing Receiving
YEAR ATT YDS AVG LP TD NO. YDS AVG LP TD
20122221,3856.25517161177.3230

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