Zac Stacy reportedly asks for trade after Rams draft RB Todd Gurley

St. Louis running back Zac Stacy reportedly asks for trade after Rams pick RB Todd Gurley in NFL draft

Zac Stacy seemed to say it all with just word on Twitter: "yikes."

The now-deleted tweet appeared on the St. Louis running back's feed Thursday night after the Rams picked star Georgia RB Todd Gurley in the first round of the NFL draft.

But now it seems Stacy has an even stronger message for the Rams: Trade me.

According to multiple media reports, the third-year player has requested to be dealt from St. Louis rather than wait around to see what his role would be in a crowded backfield that also includes Tre Mason.

Stacy's frustration is understandable. After being drafted in the fifth round out of Vanderbilt in 2013, he rushed for 970 yards in 250 carries as a rookie, only to see the Rams pick fellow running back Mason in the third round of last year's draft. Mason went on to rush for 765 yards in 179 attempts, while Stacy dropped back to 293 yards in 76 carries.

And now the Rams have snatched the highly touted Gurley, who rushed for 3,285 yards in three seasons with the Bulldogs, with the 10th pick overall.

Incidentally, Mason doesn't seem all that thrilled with the pick either, tweeting on Friday morning, "Doubting me..?"

One guy who is pretty happy about it is Gurley, who tweeted multiple messages displaying his enthusiasm. "So excited to be reppin' the Blue & Gold! #Rams fans, what do you think?" he said in one, accompanying a photo of himself holding up his Rams jersey.

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