Josh Gordon at training camp, 2012
|No. 13 Cleveland Browns|
|Date of birth:April 13, 1991|
|Place of birth: Houston, Texas|
|High School: Houston (TX) Lamar|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)|
|Supplemental Draft: 2012 / Round: 2|
|Debuted in 2012 for the Cleveland Browns|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2012|
Josh Gordon (born April 13, 1991) is an American football wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Browns in the second round of the 2012 Supplemental Draft. He played college football for Baylor University.
During the college recruitment period Gordon was targeted by Baylor, Houston, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Texas Tech. According to Rivals.com Gordon was ranked as a 3 star wide receiver while Scout.com rated him as a 2-star at the position.
|Name||Hometown||High school / college||Height||Weight||40‡||Commit date|
| Josh Gordon|
|Houston, Texas||Lamar||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)||211 lb (96 kg)||4.5|| Jan 26,|
|Scout: Rivals: ESPN grade: 75|
|Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 224 (WR) Rivals: 70 (WR) ESPN: 128 (WR)|
| Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.|
In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.
Gordon accepted an athletic scholarship to play football for Baylor University. However on October 2010, during his sophomore year he and teammate Willie Jefferson were found asleep at a local Taco Bell. Police found marijuana in Jefferson’s car. Jefferson, who was driving, was kicked off the team due to it being his second violation, but Gordon was not suspended.
- ↑ Josh Gordon the big story in supplemental draft
- ↑ NFL supplemental draft: Josh Gordon's potential worthy of mid-round flier
- ↑ Despite pulled quad, Josh Gordon impresses at workout before supplemental draft
- ↑ "Josh Gordon". Scout.com. http://recruiting.scout.com/a.z?s=73&p=8&c=1&nid=3325349. Retrieved July 13, 2012.
- ↑ "Josh Gordon". Rivals.com. http://rivals.yahoo.com/footballrecruiting/football/recruiting/player-Josh-Gordon-76130. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 6.2 McClain, John (July 12 2012). "Former Baylor WR Josh Gordon hopes to leave his past behind him". Houston Chronicle. http://blog.chron.com/ultimatetexans/2012/07/former-baylor-wr-josh-gordon-hopes-to-leave-his-past-behind-him/. Retrieved July 13 2012.
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 7.2 "Receiver-starved Browns gamble on Josh Gordon in Supplemental Draft". Sports Illustrated. July 12 2012. http://nfl.si.com/2012/07/12/receiver-starved-browns-gamble-on-josh-gordon-in-supplemental-draft/. Retrieved July 13 2012.
- ↑ Davis, Nate (July 12 2012). "Browns select ex-Baylor WR Josh Gordon in supplemental draft". USA Today. http://content.usatoday.com/communities/thehuddle/post/2012/07/cleveland-browns-select-former-baylor-wr-josh-gordon-in-supplemental-draft/1#.T_9yaJHl9Mg. Retrieved July 13 2012.
- ↑ Schefter, Adam (July 12, 2012). "Browns take Josh Gordon in Round 2". ESPN. http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8160426/nfl-supplemental-draft-cleveland-browns-pick-josh-gordon-2nd-round. Retrieved July 13, 2012.
- ↑ http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8171817/josh-gordon-cleveland-browns-signs-4-year-rookie-deal