Gurley, a 6-4, 230-pound wide receiver, is a first-year NFL player. He appeared in the Browns’ first two games and recorded one catch for 15 yards, then spent the past four weeks on the team’s practice squad. Originally signed by Green Bay as an undrafted free agent in 2011, Gurley spent the entire 2011 season on the Packers’ practice squad. In 2012, he spent time on the practice squads of Minnesota (three weeks), Oakland (one week), Tampa Bay (two weeks) and San Diego (three weeks). He signed with Baltimore on January 1, 2013 and was waived on May 13.
A two-year letterman at the University of South Carolina who entered the NFL following his redshirt sophomore season, Gurley appeared in 27 games with 19 starts for the Gamecocks. He totaled 75 career receptions for 905 yards and six touchdowns.
Born November 22, 1987, the 6-4, 230-pound Gurley is a native of Rock Hill, South Carolina where he attended Rock Hill High School. After high school, he spent one year at New Hampton Prep School in New Hampton, New Hampshire.