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Gordon to prove NFL wrong

Gifted Wisconsin runner Melvin Gordon is out to change the way the NFL sees RBs

Originally Published: August 8, 2014
By Chris Low | ESPN The Magazine

IT'S NEARING 3 A.M. in Madison, Wisconsin, and many of Melvin Gordon's teammates are lounging at home after a June night out -- splayed on couches, winding down, getting ready to call it a night. Gordon is not. To find him, you'd need to look to the front yard, where the 6-foot-1 junior has tossed a rope ladder to the ground and chosen this time, as good a time as any, to run a few agility drills. Bouncing on his toes, knees raised high, legs pumping like pistons, soaked in sweat, ...

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