the book on Melvin gordon
• Rushed for 251 yards, a Wisconsin bowl record, on 34 attempts.
• His three TDs were the second-most by a Badger in a bowl game.
• Rushed for 2,587 yards — the second-highest total in FBS history behind Oklahoma State's Barry Sanders (2,628 in 1988).
• Had 10 runs of at least 50 yards.
• Rushed for 200 yards in a game six times.
• Became only the third player in FBS history to run for at least 2,000 yards and score at least 30 TDs.
• Averaged 7.79 yards per carry, an FBS record (minimum 415 carries).