Melvin Gordon

213 lbs

Melvin Gordon


Melvin Gordon was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin on December 17, 1992. A running back for the Wisconsin Badgers, he was a Consensus second team All-Big Ten selection in 2013 and was a semi finalist for that year's Doak Walker Award.

As a youngster, Gordon attended Mary D. Bradford High School in his hometown, where he scored 15 touchdowns as a freshman and eclisped 1,000 rushing yards in his junior year. He then went on to register 2,009 rushing yards and 38 touchdowns as a senior. As a result, Gordon was named as the WFCA Offensive Player of the Year and the Gatorade Player of the Year and was a first team All-State selection by the Associated Press. By the end of his high school years, he was considered one of Wisconsin's top recruitment prospects.

Having initially committed to Iowa, Gordo...