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Draft Prospect File: Georgia RB Todd Gurley

FROM THE FILM:

He's seven pounds heavier than Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon, which makes him more effective between the tackles. While Gordon is better and smoother in the open field, he will lose yardage about once every five or six carries. Gurley, on the other hand, can be immediately surrounded and still find a way to plow forward for a yard. Time after time, Gurley makes plays after contact; NFL.com's bio of him indicates that he

Demand for Gurley's time was high at the Combine; he said he was scheduled to interview with 24 teams there.

He also has secure hands; his fumble rate at UGA was one every 195.3 touches, in no small part due to 10-inch hands that were sixth-biggest among running backs measured at the Combine.

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Gurley's recovery has not advanced to the point where he can do a full workout, and he is not expected to run at Georgia's Pro Day on March 18. He's been told that the timetable is "six to nine months," which would put him back at full speed somewhere between May and August.

Demand for Gurley's time was high at the Combine; he said he was scheduled to interview with 24 teams there.

He also has secure hands; his fumble rate at UGA was one every 195.3 touches, in no small part due to 10-inch hands that were sixth-biggest among running backs measured at the Combine.

COMBINE MEASUREMENTS:

Height:6-foot-1
*Weight: *222 pounds
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Arm: 32 1/2 inches (4th among 36 Combine RBs)
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Hand: *0 inches (T-6th among 36 Combine RBs)
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Bench Press: **1 repetitions (T-20th among 30 Combine RBs)

PROJECTION: Late Round 1.

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