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The Rams -- with Zac Stacy and Tre Mason in the backfield -- seemed to have the position covered, but one of the team's scouts in particular has taken to Gurley and his talent.
Lawrence McCutcheon, who ranks fourth all-time on the franchise's rushing list, serves as the team's national scout and is enamored with Gurley's capabilities.
“As a former running back here, you’re always looking for that next guy to take the bull by the horns, so to speak, and be that bell-cow-type running back,” McCutcheon said. “And he certainly fits that build.”
“To me, that’s what the game is all about, particularly what coach Fisher is trying to establish here now,” McCutcheon continued. “He’s big, he’s fast, he’s elusive, he finishes his runs. So he’s the perfect fit, in my opinion.”
Gurley rushed for 911 yards and nine touchdowns in just six games as a junior at Georgia. His season was cut short by an ACL tear.
Michael Sam signed a two-year deal with the CFL's Montreal Alouettes on Friday.
The former joint SEC Defensive Player of the Year participated in the NFL's first-ever veterans combine earlier this year, where he was confident he would be playing professional football again.
“I am very excited and proud to join the Montreal Alouettes and want to thank team Owner Robert Wetenhall, General Manager Jim Popp and Head Coach Tom Higgins for this opportunity,” Sam said. “I cannot wait to put on the pads, get back on the field and work hard each and every day with my teammates to bring a Grey Cup to the great fans here in Montreal.”
Sam was drafted in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft by the
CBSSports.com NFL Insider Jason La Canfora first reported Sam's signing.
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