Todd Gurley Named Walter Camp National Player of the Week

Georgia junior tailback Todd Gurley has been named the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week following his performance in the win over #16 Clemson on Saturday.

This marks Gurley’s first Walter Camp honor while quarterback Aaron Murray was a two-tome recipient last year. Former Bulldog All-American linebacker Jarvis Jones garnered the defensive honor three times in his career.

Gurley, a Tarboro, N.C., finished with a school record 293 all-purpose yards (former record 290, Rodney Hampton, 1987) and scored four touchdowns to help down the Tigers 45-21. He finished with his 14th career 100-yard rushing game after going for a career-high 198 yards and three scores on just 15 carries (13.2 average). His final carry was a 51-yard touchdown midway through the fourth quarter.

Gurley also tied an NCAA record by returning a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown. This marked his second career 100-yard return for a score after he returned one against Buffalo during his first game as a Bulldog versus Buffalo.

Georgia (1-0, 0-0 SEC) has a bye week before traveling to Columbia, S.C., to face South Carolina (0-1, 0-1) on Sept. 13. CBS will televise the game at 3:30 p.m.

Courtesy of UGA Sports Communications

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

More in UGA Football

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Georgia Tech Trolls UGA with ‘State Champs’ on Orange Bowl Rings

Kevin KelleyApr 17, 2015
image

Bulldogs Conclude Spring Practices

UGA Sports CommunicationsApr 16, 2015
UGA Video Encore

Video: G-Day 2015 Encore

Kevin KelleyApr 15, 2015
Georgia Bulldogs

Georgia Football Returns to Practice

UGA Sports CommunicationsApr 14, 2015
Mark Richt - Mark Fox

Mark Richt, Mark Fox Embark On Seven-Stop UGA Day Tour April 21

UGA Sports CommunicationsApr 14, 2015
Chris Barnes

3-Star OT Chris Barnes Commits to UGA for 2016

Kevin KelleyApr 11, 2015
Nick Chubb

Black Tops Red 24-17 in G-Day Game

UGA Sports CommunicationsApr 11, 2015
2015 G-Day

2015 G-Day Spring Football Game Information

Kevin KelleyApr 11, 2015
UGA Football

UGA Football to Host Alumni Game Prior to G-Day

Kevin KelleyApr 10, 2015
SicEmDawgs.com is your source for Georgia Bulldogs football, basketball, baseball and recruiting, plus UGA Dawgs future schedules, commitments, and signees.

Go Dawgs!!

© 2015 SicEmDawgs.com - Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties