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Changing the Evaluation

Changing the Evaluation

Kenosha Bradford's Melvin Gordon never put too much stock into scouting reports. He knew he was a good running back and knew he could make an impact at the position. Wisconsin was hesitant, but eventually changed Gordon's offer from defensive back to tailback. But with Iowa recruiting him as a running back from the start, is it too little, too late for UW?

MADISON - One of the tallest running backs at the Nike Combine in Columbus, Ohio, last weekend, Kenosha Bradford running back Melvin Gordon knew that he had a great opportunity in front of him. "I was trying to go out and show I am one of the best running backs in the Midwest," he said. When the results came back, Gordon's took a big step into backing up his words. At 6-foot-1 and 185 pounds... Recommended Stories

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