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Prospect Profiles: RB Todd Gurley


Summary: Gurley's large and powerful frame haven't kept him from delivering explosive plays. While he's played less than 40 percent of his team's offensive plays in the past three years, he's been extremely hard to handle for opponents. Gurley racked up 208 rushing yards against Tennessee in 2014, the highest by a Bulldog in a game since 1992.

Stacking up: NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock ranks Gurley as the second running back in the field behind Wisconsin's **Melvin Gordon**. Counterpart Bucky Brooks, however, has them in reverse order and **calls Gurley** "clearly the most complete back in the class." There's a strong belief among draft prognosticators that Gordon and Gurley could be selected in the first round, breaking a two-year absence by running backs on the draft's opening night.

All-Purpose Explosion:Gurley had 293 all-purpose yards, including 198 net rushing yards on 15 carries (13.2 YPC), a 100-yard kickoff return and four total touchdowns in Georgia's 45-21 defeat of Clemson to open the 2014 season. The performance garnered selection as the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week and the SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week.

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