T.L. and Quina plan to add a 9-inch thick layer of gravel to their driveway. The driveway is 26 yards long and 3 yards wide. What volume of gravel in cubic yards is required? Assume that the driveway layer is in the shape of a rectangular slab.
A) 234 yd^{3}
B) yd^{3}
C) 702 yd^{3}
D) yd^{3}