Melvin Gordon III, an American football running back for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League, was born on April 13, 1993. (NFL).
He was selected in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. Gordon, who was raised in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and attended Mary D. Bradford High School, was a two-sport standout for the Red Devils in football and track. He racked up 1,098 yards and 11 touchdowns in football on 99 carries in addition to five receiving scores.
As a junior, the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) named him to its All-state and All-region honourable mention lists. From 2011 through 2014, Gordon competed for the Wisconsin Badgers football team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was coached by Bret Bielema, Barry Alvarez, and Gary Andersen.
Gordon trained for the NFL Combine at EXOS San Diego in Carlsbad following the conclusion of the 2014 college football season on the advice of his former Wisconsin teammate Jared Abbrederis.
Gordon clocked in just 11.0 seconds for the 60-yard shuttle at the 2015 NFL Combine, breaking the previous mark.
The record was eventually overtaken by Byron Jones, who ran it in 10.98 seconds. Gordon was chosen by the San Diego Chargers with the 15th overall pick in the first round. He was one of two Wisconsin Badgers chosen that year, as well.
On April 27, 2022, Gordon re-signed with the Broncos on a one-year deal.
What Happened To Melvin Gordon?
The veteran became ineffective after returning from injury. Additionally, he has a terrible case of fumbleitis. First, the latter: Gordon has mishandled the ball four times in 2022, losing two of them. That’s not particularly new; Gordon has struggled with stumbling throughout his career. In eight seasons, the veteran has fumbled 25 times, losing 18 of them (103 games).
Is Melvin Gordon Injured?
Gordon injured his shoulder during the win against Carolina. He was active for the next game. Aug 14, 2021. NFL.