Originally posted on The Lady Sportswriter  |  Last updated 10/30/12
ESPN analysts Todd McShay and Mel Kiper put together a list of college football’s ‘Top 5 Underclassmen”, and two of Georgia’s players made the cut, Jordan Jenkins and Todd Gurley. Here’s what was said about each player. McShay on Todd Gurley: 5. Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia (True frosh) I really struggled with this last pick, and would have loved to have had Bridgewater on this list, but I think Gurley is truly one of the premier young talents in the nation. Georgia has a lot of weapons on that offense, including fellow freshman RB Keith Marshall, but Gurley is really important to what the Bulldogs do (27 carries, 118 yards, 1 TD versus Florida). He is well-built, runs with good pad level, has a second gear and shows great natural instincts as a runner. You certainly don’t have to sell a Georgia fan on the value of either Todd Gurley or Keith Marshall but, in my opinion, Gurley has definitively shown that he can be the Bulldogs’ every down guy late in the season. His ability to run down...
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