Joshua Caleb Gordon, nicknamed Flash, is an American football wide receiver who is a free agent. He played college football at Baylor and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round of the 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft. Gordon's first two NFL seasons were highly productive; in 2013, his second season, he led all players in receiving yards and was a first-team All-Pro selection. During his NFL career, Gordon has been suspended multiple times for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. He was indefinitely suspended by the league for his fourth violation during the 2014 season, being unable to play for the next three seasons. Following a lengthy rehabilitation period, he was reinstated midway through the 2017 season. In September 2018, he was traded to the New England Patriots.
|Date of birth:||April 13, 1991|
|Place of birth:||Houston, Texas|
|High school:||Lamar (Houston, Texas)|
|Supplemental draft:||2012 / Round: 2|
|Twitter:||Josh Gordon's Twitter profile|
About Josh Gordon
Star NFL wide receiver who was selected in the 2nd round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. He led the NFL with 1,646 receiving yards in 2013 while also scoring 9 touchdowns.
He was suspended from the Baylor University football squad after testing positive for marijuana, and had to undergo mandatory drug testing and counseling.
He was a second round pick of the Browns in 2012 and instantly made his mark on the team, gaining 805 yards through the air in his rookie year.
He is of Haitian descent; he grew up in a working-class family that was struggling financially when he was in college.
The year after he left Baylor, the team made national headlines with their star quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Information related to Josh Gordon
- Lamar High School (Houston, Texas) alumni
- Baylor Bears football players
- Unconferenced Pro Bowl players