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.

2014 Season

• 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).