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Opponent watch: Gordon striving for greatness

Opponent watch: Gordon striving for greatness

Choosing to return for his junior season because he felt he could get better in all aspects of his game, junior tailback Melvin Gordon is striving for greatness for himself and for the Badgers in 2014.

CHICAGO - Although he watched and studied every game from last season roughly a dozen times, Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen still can get caught off guard with how explosive and talented junior running back Melvin Gordon can be. Flipping around the television recently, Andersen stumbled upon Wisconsin’s 56-31 win at Illinois last October. Leaving the game on, Andersen remembered how easy...

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