Georgia tailback Todd Gurley has been suspended indefinitely violation of NCAA rules
|Georgia tailback Todd Gurley has been suspended indefinitely|
Georgia running back Todd Gurley has been indefinitely suspended due to what was termed a "memorabilia-related" NCAA violation
The violation is believed to at least involve autographs
statment released by the school, Georgia said Gurley had been suspended as a result of "an ongoing investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules."
If Gurley accepted compensation for items related to his image and/or likeness, he could face a multi-game suspension depending on the amount
A source told BHRREPORTS.COM that a video does indeed exist of Gurley signing the items but no money is visibly exchanged on that particular footage.
A person confirmed to Georgia's compliance office this week that he paid Gurley $400 to sign 80 items on campus in Athens, Ga., one day this past spring. The person claimed to have a photo and video of Gurley signing the items, but neither the photo nor the video showed money changing hands.
NCAA rules require schools to immediately declare a player ineligible if they discover a violation has been committed. Schools may then apply for the player's reinstatement. ...
Items with serial numbers L39251 to L39551 all showed up as Gurley-signed jerseys, meaning it was likely done at one time and sent in by the same person or company. Whether Gurley received money for them, however, is unknown.