The Political Agitator response: I understand that college players ought to get paid however until the rule is changed it is irrelevant. So I am waiting to see what the outcome will be. Either way Todd is going to be okay but I just wish he could have a chance at the Heisman Trophy and could finish his career at Georgia on the football field. We shall see.
Gurley, an early Heisman Trophy front-runner, has been indefinitely suspended pending an investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules, but Richt offered no update on the running back’s playing status Tuesday.
“I just don’t have any answer for that,” Richt said. “I don’t know. If there’s something worthy of reporting, we’ll report it. Other than that, we’re focusing on things that we can control.”
When asked directly whether he thought Gurley would play again this season, Richt again said that he didn’t know.
“I can’t answer that,” he said.
Sources have told ESPN that the NCAA investigation deals with whether Gurley was given money for autographs, memorabilia or the use of his likeness.
Per NCAA rules, Gurley would face a potential one-game suspension (10 percent of the team’s competition) if he . . . (Source: Read more)