Todd Gurley won’t “Run This Town” anymore. The running back will “Change Clothes” out of his Georgia uniform because he’s going “H.A.M.” in the NFL after signing with Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Although Bulldog fans wanted an “Encore,” Gurley was widely expected to forgo his senior year, something Coach Mark Richt confirmed a couple of weeks ago. Signing with an agent, though, means it’s set in stone. He’s ineligible to play college football.
Goodbye Athens thanks for the best 3years of my life.
— Todd Gurley II (@TG3II) January 5, 2015
No. 3 was a Heisman Trophy candidate until he was suspended four games for violating a dumb rule barring him from selling autographs. (“Can’t Knock the Hustle!”) He tore an ACL in his first game back against Auburn, had surgery and started rehab in November.
Gurley had been projected as a first-round draft before the injury, but now scouts are saying “Show Me What You Got,” and he’s likely to drop
Georgia might have “99 Problems,” but luckily, running back ain’t one. Gurley and Nick Chubb could’ve been the “’15 Bonnie and Clyde,” but Chubb, who broke Hershel Walker’s freshman rushing record, should be fine on his own.
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