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Gurley to Miss Two More Games

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Brant Sanderlin, AJC
Brant Sanderlin, AJC

ATHENS — The University of Georgia football team will continue to have to “make do” with Nick Chubb at tailback.  Todd Gurley will miss 2 more games.

That means the Georgia tailback and one-time Heisman Trophy favorite will not be eligible until Georgia plays Auburn on November 15th, missing games against Florida and Kentucky.

The NCAA has ruled Gurley must sit out 4 games for accepting more than $3,000 in cash for autographed memorabilia.  Gurley has already sat out 2 games through Georgia’s own suspension, but now he has learned he will have to sit for 2 more.

The following is from Georgia’s Media Release:

Todd Gurley, University of Georgia football student-athlete, must sit a total of four games, or 30 percent of the season, for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia and other items over two years. Gurley, who acknowledged violating NCAA rules, must repay a portion of the money received to a charity of his choice and complete 40 hours of community service as additional conditions for his reinstatement. Gurley will be eligible to play on Nov. 15.