Todd Jerome Gurley II is a football running back who plays for Atlanta Falcons. He started to play college football for Georgia where he received honors. He got drafted by St. Louis Rams in the 2015 NFL Draft. He appeared in three pro bowls and super bowls with the Rams. Although he suffered injuries during his plays he participated in most of the Los Angeles games. He signed US$60 million extension for the 2019 season. Todd Gurley age is twenty-six.
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The birth date of Todd Gurley is August 3, 1994 and his birth place is Baltimore, Maryland. The name of his father is Todd Gerome Gurley and his mother’s name is Darlene Simmons. Other members of Todd Gurley family are his four siblings. He went to Tarboro High School located in Tarboro, North Carolina. He started to play as running back and defensive player for the Vikings. In the junior season Todd Gurley stats was 1,472 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns.
He got named as the Rocky Mount Telegram and he also became the All-Area Offensive Player of the year. Then in his senior year he assisted his team to get victory in 2A North Carolina state championship. He got four touchdowns for the game against Lincolnton High School. Then he joined the University of Georgia to play football.
– College career
Gurley started his freshman college football career. In his first game he played against Buffalo Bulls. He started with 2012 season and then continued the career until 2014. In 2014 he played against Clemson and rushed for 198 yards. On September month of that year he played against Tennessee. He completed the season with 123 carries for 911 rushing yards. Then after this he joined the NFL.
– NFL career
Gurley got selected in the first round by getting selected in the 10th overall pick of 2015 NFL Draft. He became the highest drafted player since Tim Worley. On 2015 he began his debut match against Pittsburgh Steelers. He was able to complete the game with six rushes for nine yards. His rookie year went well.
In the 2016 season Gurley found it hard to cope. His performances were only considered as second best. During the 2018 season Todd Gurley injury became most discussed topic on the news. On 2019 many came to know that Gurley suffered from arthritis in his left knee. But still he continued to play in 2019 season. He completed the season with 857 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns. Then on 2020 he signed a one-year contract with Atlanta Falcons. His first match with the team was against Seattle Seahawks.
From 2014 Todd Gurley is dating Olivia Davidson. They both met when they were studying at University of Georgia. Todd Gurley girlfriend is the owner of Liv Lively an online clothing and accessory store. Their social media posts did not reveal their personal life but many people are assuming that she is his girlfriend. They are still keeping their relationship intact even though they are at a different place now from where they started.
Todd Gurley jersey number is twenty-one and it is one of the popular ones in retail stores.
The networth of Todd Gurley
Todd Gurley net worth is $4 million. With his 4 years deal with Los Angeles he received $45 million as guarantees. So he became the highest paid running back. For a year he makes $5,500,000 contract with Atlanta Falcons. He is also helping many organisations with his earnings.
Todd Gurley is a great player. He has accomplished many things in less time. His fans are having high expectations and waiting eagerly for the next season.