"I just came here to tell you where I will be taking my talents to next year and that would the University of Georgia," said Gurley at the announcement. "Go Dawgs!”
"It came down to Clemson and Georgia. I always wanted to play at Clemson, but Georgia was where my heart was at."
He plays both running back and safety. He could also project as a safety or a nickel linebacker.
As a junior, he rushed 139 times for 1,472 yards and 26 touchdowns. Also, he had 79 tackles, an interception, and a forced fumble. He was an All-Area Offensive Player of the near. Won state title in 200 meter hurdles and ran a 4.30 40 time recently. His personal bests are 100 Meter Dash in 10.70, 110 Meter Hurdles in 14.13, 200 Meter Dash in 22.85, and 300 Meter Hurdles in 40.89. #10 rated player and 5 star recruit based on the 2012 AthleteVault NC/SC Rankings. AP Prep player of the year in the state of North Carolina and Offensive MVP on his NC team on the Shrine Bowl.