Friday November 6th, 2015

Todd Gurley very much does not suck at playing football, but the Rams running back and Jolly Rancher have teamed up for a new commercial about how much being a rookie does suck and how hard candy can make it better.

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Gurley first tweeted about his love of the candy back when he was still at Georgia, and now he has hooked up with the fruit-flavored sweet makers for his first ad campaign.

Gurley has been a bright spot for St. Louis in his rookie season, averaging over six yards per carry and running in three touchdowns in five games this season.

– Brendan Maloy

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