Todd Gurley

HOMETOWN: Baltimore, MD

DATE OF BIRTH: August 3, 1994

COLLEGE: University of Georgia

POSITION: Running Back

TEAM: Atlanta Falcons



PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

Veteran running back Todd Gurley capped-off an incredible 2017 season with a league-leading 13 rushing touchdowns and 1,305 rushing yards earning him NFL Offensive Player of the Year Honors. Additionally, he earned 788 yards receiving, leading the league in total purpose yards from scrimmage with 2,093 and led the league with 19 total touchdowns
In his first season with the Rams, Gurley became the second rookie in franchise history to rush for 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns earning him All-Pro, Pro Bowl, and NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year honors (2015)
Gurley was drafted 10th overall in the first round by the St. Louis Rams in the 2015 NFL Draft out of the University of Georgia
At Georgia, Gurley became the second freshman in school history to rush for 1,000 yards
AWARDS:

AP and PFWA NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2017)
NFL Rushing Touchdowns Leader (2017)
First-Team All-Pro (2017)
Pro Bowl (2015, 2017)
PFWA All-Rookie Team (2015)
Second-Team All-Pro (2015)
OFF THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

Following Hurricane Matthew, Gurley used his bye week to help his hometown of Tarboro, NC., by providing food for local families in need.
Gurley is a known personality off the field – he loves cartoons (especially The Simpsons), candy (Jolly Ranchers are his go-to), and pranking teammates
MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

Sneaker Shopping feat. Todd Gurley – Complex
The Todd Gurley Show: Rams’ Rookie is the Best Back in the West – Rolling Stone
Welcome to the Todd Gurley Show – The Undefeated
Todd Gurley spent bye week helping his hometown recover from Hurricane Matthew – USA Today (Rams Wire)