Georgia’s players were wrapping their heads around a monumental victory over Oklahoma — and recovering from the double-overtime battle that it was — when they got a visit from one of the school’s all-time greats.
In the locker room after the Bulldogs’ 54-48 win over the Sooners, the players were congratulated by former Georgia running back Todd Gurley, who went around the room to be a part of the moment at the Rose Bowl.
Some players were star-struck and asked to take a picture with the Los Angeles Rams standout, who’s a strong candidate to win the MVP award in the NFL this season.
Todd Gurley congratulating Georgia players after the game in the Rose Bowl locker room. pic.twitter.com/HZEt3V6RGq
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Gurley is gearing up for a playoff game of his own as his third-seeded Rams will face the Atlanta Falcons at home in the wild-card round on Saturday.
Of course, that game is scheduled just two days before Georgia will face Alabama in the National Championship Game in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Gurley, the 10th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, has been nothing short of phenomenal in his third season, rushing for an NFC-best 1,305 yards and 13 touchdowns. He’s also caught 64 passes for 788 yards and 6 TDs, showing off incredible versatility.