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

2018 Game-By-Game Summary

2017 — Followed up a strong freshman season with a highly productive campaign, leading the team in receptions (39) and receiving yards (717)...played a key part in Furman’s 8-5 campaign that netted a FCS playoff berth, No. 19 ranking in the STATS FCS Final Poll, and the SoCon’s top scoring offense (34.2 ppg)..saw action in 11 games and made 10 starts...missed the Chattanooga and East Tennessee State games due to injury...opened the season with five receptions for 107 yards against Wofford...had two catches for 95 yards, including a 77-yard TD catch versus Elon the following week...collected four receptions for 66 yards and had a 10-yard touchdown run versus Colgate in Furman’s first win (45-17) of the season...tallied a season high six catches for 50 yards versus Mercer (28-21 win)...pulled down five passes for 123 yards against Samford...heads into the 2018 season with 77 receptions for 1,280 yards, poised to crack the Furman's career Top 20 in both categories.

2017 Game-By-Game Summary

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.

2016 Game-By-Game Summary

High School: 2016 graduate of Mallard Creek (4A) 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...undeclared major.