ALL-BIG 12, 3RD TEAM (PHIL STEELE)
MIDSEASON ALL-BIG 12, 3RD TEAM (PHIL STEELE)
Third-year receiver burst on scene during All-Big 12 sophomore season in 2010... Established himself as top deep threat on roster... Big, physical athlete with speed.
2010 (Sophomore): Played 13 games with five starts in breakout sophomore season... Named to All-Big 12 third team by Phil Steele... Caught 42 passes for 714 yards and seven touchdowns... Ranked 14th in Big 12 with 54.9 receiving yards per game... Also had three kick returns (24.7 average) and made two tackles... Led team with seven TDs receiving and 17.0 yards-per-catch average... 714 receiving yards ranked second on team... Caught three passes for 66 yards in first collegiate start at No. 4 TCU in third game, including his first career TD - 53-yarder in third quarter... Exploded for season-high 161 yards and two touchdowns in win vs. Kansas in fifth game... Scored on 94-yard screen pass from Robert Griffin III in KU win, longest reception in Baylor history... Had four catches for 96 yards and TD vs. Texas Tech in sixth game... Led team with seven catches for 141 yards and two scores in win over Kansas State in eighth game... In six-game mid-season stretch (games three through eight) caught 21 passes for 519 yards and seven TDs (despite no stats in game seven at Colorado)... Caught no TDs over final four games of regular season... Made six receptions for 50 yards and returned two kicks (one 43 yards) in Texas Bowl vs. Illinois.
2009 (True Freshman): Played in nine games as true freshman in 2009... Saw action as reserve receiver in five games, played only special teams in four other games... Made one reception for seven yards on season... Totaled four kick returns (65 yards, 16.3 average) with long of 26 on season... Earned first collegiate letter... One of eight true freshmen to letter in 2009... Played first collegiate game in third contest of season vs. Northwestern State... Played snaps as receiver vs. NSU, Kent State (fourth game), at Iowa State (sixth game), vs. No. 2 UT (10th game) and vs. Texas Tech (season finale)... Saw action on special teams at No. 19 Oklahoma (fifth game), vs. No. 14 Oklahoma State (seventh game), at Missouri (ninth game) and at Texas A&M (11th game)... Had season-long kick return of 26 yards at No. 19 Oklahoma in season's fifth game... Made one reception, a seven-yard gain, vs. No. 2 Texas in 10th game - also returned one kick 14 yards vs. Longhorns... Had two kick returns for 25 yards in upset win at Missouri.
High School: Standout receiver at Lamar High School in Houston... Led head coach Tom Nolen's Redskins to 8-2 record and second round of Regional III DI playoffs as senior in 2008, including 4-1 record in District 20-5A... National position ranking among wide receivers: No. 70 by Rivals.com, No. 127 by ESPN.com and No. 224 by Scout.com... No. 63 recruit in Texas according to Superprep/Scout.com... Ranked No. 89 on Rivals.com's Texas 100, 11th rated wide receiver... Named to Houston Chronicle's Top 100 listing of Texas recruits... Named to Lubbock Avalanche-Journal State Top 100 recruiting list... Named to Houston's Top 100 Footballers in 2009 by VYPE magazine... Listed among The Houston 100 top recruits by Houston Chronicle... Named first-team All-District 20-5A after totaling 25 receptions for 531 yards (21.2 average) and nine touchdowns as senior... Also scored two rushing touchdowns, averaged 15 yards on seven carries... Named to all-combine offensive team at 2008 U.S. Army All-American Combine... Named to Texas Football's 2008 first-team Super Team prior to senior season... Led Lamar to 10-2 record, DI area finals and 7-0 District 20-5A championship as junior in 2007... Caught 20 passes for 363 yards and four TDs as junior... Former teammate of current Baylor defensive end Tracy Robertson at Lamar... Played basketball at Lamar as sophomore... On LHS 4x100 squad in track senior season.
Personal: Son of Herald and Elaine Gordon... Full name is Joshua Caleb Gordon... Born April 13, 1991, in Houston, Texas... Majoring in general studies