WATCH: Former Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon scores first NFL touchdown
Congratulations are in order for former Wisconsin Badgers star RB Melvin Gordon. He scored his first career NFL touchdown on Sunday, scoring a short TD run against the Kansas City Chiefs. To make the score even more special, Badgers teammate Derek Watt helped.
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— NFL (@NFL) September 11, 2016
As a rookie, Gordon rushed for 641 yards and averaged 3.5 per attempt — but he didn’t find the end zone.
He did just that in Week 1 in 2016 — and then scored another touchdown a little later. That gave him two touchdowns in only seven touches this young season.
— Frank Kaminsky III (@FSKPart3) September 11, 2016
While at Wisconsin, Gordon rushed for 2,587 yards in 2014, scoring 29 TDs. In his college career, Gordon ran for 4,915 yards and 45 TDs.
— Wisconsin Football (@BadgerFootball) September 11, 2016