Melvin Gordon

Wisconsin Badgers #25 - Running Back

  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 205

Dangerous Opponents: Venric Mark, Northwestern

Venric Mark figures to be one of the most important players on the field when Northwestern and Wisconsin meet Oct. 4 in Evanston.

Bits: Corey Clement, Sam Dekker, Josh Gasser

Corey Clement acknowledged as a future star, Sam Dekker draws hype of his own and Big Ten media days attendees are announced.

Melvin Gordon, Sam Dekker, UW CBs

While Melvin Gordon keeps his focus limited to this upcoming season, Sam Dekker is using Lebron James' Skills Academy to hone his game for the future. Read more inside Thursday's Badger Bits.

10 years of Barry Alvarez, AD

Ten years of Barry Alvarez as Wisconsin's athletic director sure have been exciting. Find out what he had to say in Tuesday's Badger Bits.

Busy Thursday edition

Following a busy Wednesday, Thursday's links have quite a bit going on.

That was a successful weekend

The Badgers enjoyed a strong weekend on the recruiting front and at NCAA outdoors.

Phil Steele's preseason All-American list

As if the standard wasn't set high enough, running back Melvin Gordon made Phil Steele's First-Team All-American list. Teammate Rob Havenstein joined him on the fourth team. Read more inside Wednesday's Badgers notebook.

Josh Gasser, Russell Wilson honored

A busy Hump Day edition of Badger Bits discusses great off-field work from Josh Gasser and Russell Wilson, basketball recruiting and Wisconsin's outlook for 2014.

2014 Big Ten, Heisman Trophy odds

Melvin Gordon has the ninth-best Heisman Trophy odds entering the 2014 season, per Bovada.

The best football/basketball programs

There's a wide range of topics today -- ranking the best football/basketball combo programs, more praise for Bo Ryan and the All-Big Ten academic teams -- but don't miss Corey Clement's Instagram highlight reel.

Recruiting notebook: UW eyeing Southeast targets

Wisconsin has eyes its eyes on another St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida) prospect, as well as a very impressive running back from Georgia. Catch up on the latest in Badgers recruiting inside.

Workhorse backs aren't obsolete ... yet

College runners and fans alike might miss the days of running backs being taken in the first round, but the evolution to running back by committee is both a good thing and a return to football's roots.

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