Georgia Bulldogs’ RB Todd Gurley could be out for season


On the heels of an NCAA investigation as to whether or not he received improper benefits, Georgia Bulldogs’ RB Todd Gurley could miss the rest of the season

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Star running back Todd Gurley was suspended by the Georgia Bulldogs on Thursday after a report surfaced he was being investigated by the NCAA for allegedly receiving improper benefits. It was later revealed that Gurley had been paid $400 to sign various memorabilia.

Based on NCAA Bylaw, Gurley should be suspended for between one and four games.

However, according to Chip Towers of Atlanta Journal Constitution, Gurley will likely be suspended for the entire season.

"A person familiar with the investigation of the possible violations by Georgia running back Todd Gurley told the AJC on Friday that it’s a “significant” case of the sale of memorabilia and there is a possibility that Gurley may not be cleared to return to the field this season.Unlike the case involving Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M, the source says, there is evidence that wasn’t available in the Manziel case. Manziel got a half-game punishment last season to start the year.Other sources familiar with the investigation say a determination of punishment should be made by early next week."

This is obviously a huge blow for the Bulldogs as they try to get to the SEC Championship and potentially get back into the National Title picture.

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