- Name: Melvin Gordon
- Age: 24 years old
- Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
- Occupation: Football Player
- Net Worth: US $2 Million
- Status: Alive
Melvin Gordon is an American professional football player signed to the San Diego Chargers. He stands 6ft 1in tall and plays the running back position. Gordon was born on April 13, 1993 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. His mother, Carmen, is a former nurse, and his father, Melvin Sr., played semi-pro football. Gordon is an only child. He attended Mary D. Bradford High School followed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He majored in life science communications.
Gordon began his football career at Mary D. Bradford High School under coach Jed Kennedy. He was also competitive in the long jump and the 100-meter dash as a track and field athlete. Gordon earned All-state and All-region WFCA honors in football his junior year. He had 2,009 rushing yards with 38 touchdowns as a senior. He was an A.P. first-team all-state selection, and the WFCA’s Offensive Player of the Year.
Gordon played 4 seasons of college football for the Wisconsin Badgers from 2011 to 2014. He wore the #25 jersey because it symbolizes his mother’s age at the time of his birth. In 2014, Gordon rushed for a FBS-record of 2,587 yards, second only to Barry Sanders’ 1988 record of 2,628 yards. He earned a number of honors in 2014 including Big Ten Running Back of the Year and 1st Team All-Big Ten. Gordon won the 2014 Jim Brown Trophy and the Doak Walker Award. He finished in second place for the 2014 Heisman Trophy.
Gordon was selected by the San Diego Chargers with the 15th overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft. He signed a 4-year contract in May 2015 and played his game debut against the Detroit Lions in September 2015. Gordon played 14 games his rookie season. He finished with 833 total yards, 184 carries and 33 receptions.
Melvin Gordon has a net worth of $2 million. He signed a 4-year $10.66 million contract with the San Diego Chargers in May 2015. The contract is fully guaranteed and includes a $6 million signing bonus.
Melvin Gordon Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Melvin Gordon III
- Birthday: April 13, 1993
- How Old : Age: 24 years old
- Place of Birth: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Aries
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Football Player
- Years Active: 2015-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $2 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive