The University of Georgia Bulldogs no longer have to stress out about the status of their star running back Todd Gurley.
Gurley was suspended by the team after allegations of surfaced that he took money to sign autographs for memorabilia dealers. A Heisman Trophy candidate, Gurley has been sitting on the sidelines for the last 3 games in a decision by the team. Now, we get word on the official suspension that NCAA plans on laying down.
Emily James of NCAA.org confirms when Todd Gurley is eligible to return for Georgia:
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. …
… The University submitted its original reinstatement request on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The NCAA requested additional information on Friday, Oct. 24, which it received from the university on Saturday, Oct. 25, and Sunday, Oct. 26. The NCAA issued its decision to the university on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 28.
Fans can look forward to seeing Gurley back in action November 15th.
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