Melvin Gordon to return to Badgers

Updated: December 20, 2013, 4:16 PM ET
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon will return for his redshirt junior season in 2014, he announced Friday.

Gordon earned second-team All-Big Ten honors and was a semifinalist for the Doak Walker Award after rushing for 1,466 yards and 12 touchdowns this season. The Badgers will face South Carolina on Jan. 1 in the Capital One Bowl.

"I love the University of Wisconsin and feel that there is still a lot of room for growth," Gordon said in a statement released through ...

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