Gurley ranks second among NFL running backs in average yards per game (101.3), third in rushing yards (709) and tied for fourth in touchdowns (5). SI’s Greg Bishop describes the ways Gurley embodies the best qualities of the league’s legends, and how he could one day eclipse 2,500 yards in the heart of the passing era.
Also featured in this issue is a profile on NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon ahead of his final race, as well as a discussion on why even an undefeated Big 12 team might not earn a college football playoff bid.
The following locations will receive the Gurley cover: Missouri, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin.
Gordon is featured on the national cover that will be delivered to the following locations: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, California, Alaska, Hawaii.