89 Thomas Gordon
89 Thomas Gordon
Height: 6-0
Weight: 174
Year: So.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Mallard Creek
Position: WR

2016 — Put together an impressive, highly productive freshman campaign, seeing action in all 11 games and posting starts in seven contests...named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team...caught 43 passes for 629 yards and four touchdowns, finishing second on the squad in both categories...43 grabs were third most by a Paladin freshman...had five rushes for 38 yards and a score...also contributed on special teams with team leading 15 kickoff returns for 310 yards (20.7 avg.)...recorded catches in each of the final 10 games...breakout came in third game against Chattanooga (5 rec., 66 yds.), which also featured three rushes for 26 yards and a 10-yard scoring run...had five catches for 71 yards, including first touchdown catch (23 yards) against Coastal Carolina...connected with quarterback Reese Hannon for an 83-yard touchdown catch at VMI (24-10 win) — the seventh longest reception in Furman history...finished the campaign by catching a season high eight passes for 112 yards and had three kickoff returns for 70 yards (season long 34-yarder) at Mercer.

High School: 2016 graduate of Mallard Creek (4AA) High School...saw action at wide receiver, defensive back, and as a return specialist during his prep career...played three years at Phillip Berry Academy, where he was an all-conference performer, before transferring to Mallard Creek for his senior season...helped the Mavericks go 14-2 and secure the school’s third consecutive state championship by beating Greensboro Page, 49-6....247 Sports 3-Star recruit and 2-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com.

Personal:  Full name is Thomas John Gordon...born August 7, 1998, in Syracuse, New York...son of Thomas, Sr., and Dale Gordon...has one brother, Trey.