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Michael Gordon worthy of his nickname

Originally Published: October 25, 2011
By Jamie Newberg | ESPN Recruiting Nation

Michael Gordon (Camden, Miss./Velma Jackson) got a second chance and he's making the most of it. Early in his high school career, the senior running back was kicked off his high school team.

"Michael was really good at a younger age and in middle school," said Cedrick Wilder, Velma Jackson's coach. "He came here as a ninth-grader with the big head and bad attitude. He didn't want to work, so I told him to get off my field. I kicked him off the team."

That was the best thing that ever ...

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