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Josh Gordon
WR #12
Height:
6-3
Weight:
225
Age:
23
College:
Baylor
Hometown:
Houston, Texas
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2014 POST):

REC
24
YDS
303
AVG
12.6
TDS
0

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 161 2,754 17.1 95 14 5 88 17.6 34 0 1 1
2014 CLE 5 5 24 303 12.6 32 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CLE 14 14 87 1,646 18.9 95T 9 5 88 17.6 34 0 -- --
2012 CLE 16 13 50 805 16.1 71T 5 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
12 @ATL W 26-24 8 120 15 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @BUF L 10-26 7 75 10.7 18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 IND L 24-25 2 15 7.5 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 CIN L 0-30 3 48 16 32 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @CAR L 13-17 4 45 11.3 18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Career Transactions: Acquired by Cleveland Browns as second-round selection in 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft, July 12, 2012…Signed first contract, July 16, 2012…Placed on reserve/suspended by commissioner, Aug. 31, 2013…Returned to active roster, Sept. 18, 2013.

At a Glance:

  • Despite catching passes from three starting QBs, led the NFL with a Browns record 1,646 receiving yards in 14 games in 2013. Total was 10th highest in NFL history.
  • Became the only player in NFL history to record 200-plus yards receiving in consecutive games (237 vs. Pit., 11/24; Browns record 261 vs. Jax., 12/1).
  • Has more than 60 tattoos.
  • Collects vinyl records and vintage sneakers/shoes.
  • Fashion designing has been his latest passion.
  • Assists with charity work through his Flash Family Foundation.

Career Highlights: Since 2012, his career 17.9 yards per catch is highest average in NFL...Thirteen of 14 career TDs have been from 20-plus yards…Owns Browns’ single-season receiving record (1,564 yards), despite playing only 14 games in 2013…Is only player in NFL history with back-to-back 200-yard receiving games…Among eight NFL players with multiple 200-yard games in same season…His 649 receiving yards in Weeks 12-14 and 774 in Weeks 12-15 are NFL records for three-and-four game spans, respectively…His seven 100-yard receiving games in 2013 are a Browns record…As a rookie, registered 50 catches and team highs with 805 receiving yards and five receiving TDs…His five receiving TDs in 2012 tied for second among NFL rookies along with Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon, trailing only Indianapolis’ T.Y. Hilton (seven)...Joined wide receiver Kevin Johnson (1999), running back Eric Metcalf (1989) and wide receiver Webster Slaughter (1986) as the only rookies in Browns’ history to record a reception in all 16 games…Wore number 13 as a rookie before switching to 12 prior to the 2013 season.

Pro Bowl Selections: 2013

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Earned first Pro Bowl selection and caught a team-high six receptions for 66 yards and a TD…Named first-team AP All-Pro…Despite playing only 14 games, accrued 87 receptions for a franchise-record 1,646 yards with nine TDs…Averaged 17.6 yards on five carries (88 yards), including 34-yard long...Led NFL in receiving yards and receiving yards per game (117.6)…Became first Browns WR to lead league in receiving yards…His receiving yard total was the 10th most in NFL annals, despite missing two games and catching passes from three starting QBs…His yards per game average was the sixth most in league history…Finished fourth in NFL with 1,734 scrimmage yards...His 18.9 yards per catch rank second in NFL…Became first Browns player with TD catch in five consecutive games (Weeks 11-15, six total TDs) since WR Paul Warfield in 1976…Became the only player in NFL history to reach 200 receiving yards in back-to-back games (237 vs. Pit., 11/24; Browns record 261 vs. Jax., 12/1)…Among only eight players in league annals with multiple 200-yard games in same season…His 774 yards in Weeks 12-15 games marked NFL record over any four-game span…His 649 yards in Weeks 12-14 set NFL record for receiving yards over a three-game span, breaking his own mark of 623 (Weeks 11-13)…His 498 total receiving yards in Weeks 12-13 are most over two-game span in league annals...His 261 yards and 237 yards ranked second and fourth in NFL, respectively…His seven 100-yard performances tied Lions WR Calvin Johnson (seven) for most in NFL…Led NFL in 20-plus-yard receptions (30) and tied for first in 40-plus-yard receptions (nine; A.J. Green, nine)…Is only Brown to register four consecutive 100-yard games (Weeks 11-14)…His seven 100-yard games set franchise record…Ranked fourth in Browns history with 87 receptions…Recorded 14 30-plus-yard catches in 14 games, with at least one in 10 contests...His 95-yard TD against Jaguars (12/1) was longest play from scrimmage in the NFL and third-longest in Browns history…With 80-yard TD at NE (12/8), became one of only three Browns ever to record two career 80-yard catches, first to accomplish feat in back-to-back games and second in same season…Returned to active roster on Sept. 17 after starting season on reserve/suspended by NFL; was allowed at facility for meetings and workouts but could not participate in practice or games during that span…(9/22) at Min.: Posted game highs with 10 receptions for 146 receiving yards with one TD in first start of season…Marked most receptions by Browns player since 2003 (Kevin Johnson, 11 vs. SF, 9/21)...First reception of season resulted in 47-yard TD...First career rushing attempt on end around gained 22 yards…(11/24) vs. Pit.: Amassed then-franchise-record 237 receiving yards and tied club mark with 14 receptions (Ozzie Newsome, 14-191, vs. NYJ, 10/24/84)…His 14 receptions tied for most in NFL this season, while 237 receiving yards ranked fourth on the season (Lions Calvin Johnson, 329; Gordon 261; Alshon Jeffery, 249)…(12/1) vs. Jax.: Posted a franchise-record 261 receiving yards on 10 receptions (26.1 avg.) with two TDs (21 yards, 95 yards)…Became first player in NFL history with back-to-back 200-yard games…His 261 receiving yards are tied for the 12th most in NFL history and rank sixth since 2000…Registered 95-yard TD catch, longest play from scrimmage in the NFL on the season and third-longest in Browns annals…Recorded second career multiple-TD game…Joined Hall of Famer Ozzie Newsome as only Browns to record 10-plus catches in back-to-back games...Finished averaging 26.1 yards per catch, the highest average in Browns history (min. seven receptions)…(12/8) at NE: Led Browns in receiving yards (151) and rushing yards (34)…With 18-yard reception in second quarter, set Browns record for most receiving yards in season…Caught an 80-yard TD…Became first Browns player to record 80-plus-yard receptions in back-to-back games...Recorded career-long 34-yard rush.

2012: Appeared in all 16 regular season games with 13 starts…Tallied 50 receptions for a team-high 805 yards and five TDs… Named to the ESPN.com All-Rookie team…Caught a pass in all 16 games, joining WR Kevin Johnson (1999), RB Eric Metcalf (1989) and WR Webster Slaughter (1986) as the only rookies in Browns history to record a reception in all 16 games…Yardage total was third among all NFL rookies (Jacksonville’s Justin Blackmon 865, Indianapolis’ T.Y. Hilton 861)…Reception total tied for fourth among NFL rookies…Five receiving TDs led the team and tied for second among NFL rookies along with Blackmon, trailing only Hilton (seven)…Became the first Browns rookie to record five or more receiving TDs since Andre’ Davis had six in 2002…Yardage total was the fourth-highest ever by a Browns rookie and was the most by any Brown since Braylon Edwards had 877 in 2008…Became the first Brown to have five or more receiving touchdowns in a season since 2007 (Edwards 16 and Kellen Winslow five)…All five of his TD catches went for 20 yards or longer, and he averaged 46 yards on his five scoring receptions…(10/7) at NYG: Had two receptions for 82 yards…Both catches went for TDs, the first two of his career…Also tied a Browns rookie record for receiving touchdowns…(10/14) vs. Cin.: Caught three passes for 99 yards, including a 71-yard TD, the fourth-longest TD reception by a Browns rookie…(10/21) at Ind.: Recorded two receptions for 51 yards including a 33-yard TD catch…Became the first Browns rookie with a TD reception in three straight games since Andre’ Davis opened the 2002 season with at least one TD in the first three contests…Also became the first Browns rookie to have a TD catch of 30 yards or longer in three straight games and the first NFL rookie to do it since Randy Moss in 1998 (four games)…(12/2) at Oak.: Tallied six receptions for a season-high 116 yards and hauled in a 44-yard TD.

College: Attended the University of Utah in 2011 and sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules…Two-year letterman at Baylor University (2009-10)…Appeared in 22 games with five starts…Totaled 43 career receptions for 721 yards and seven TDs…Led the Bears with seven receiving TDs and a 17.0 yards-per-catch average in 2010, while notching 42 receptions for 714 yards…Had a 94-yard touchdown reception from Robert Griffin III against Kansas, which was the longest reception in Baylor history and the fourth-longest in NCAA FBS in 2010…Appeared in nine games as a reserve and recorded one catch for seven yards as a true freshman in 2009…Majored in general studies.

Personal: Given name is Joshua Caleb Gordon…Nickname is Flash…Born in Houston, Texas…Lists his first job as working at a Kroger supermarket in Houston, while in middle school…High School: Attended Lamar (Houston, Texas) High School where he lettered in basketball, track, and baseball…Community Involvement: Assists with charity work through his Flash Family Foundation helping different causes…Hobbies/Interests: Collects vinyl records and vintage sneakers/shoes…Fashion designing has been his latest passion...Lists Rick Ross as his favorite Hip-Hop artist…Enjoys traveling and has tabbed Costa Rica as his most interesting travel experience… Has over 60 tattoos…Resides in the offseason between Los Angeles, Calif. and Miami, Fla.

Career Transactions: Acquired by Cleveland Browns as second-round selection in 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft, July 12, 2012…Signed first contract, July 16, 2012…Placed on reserve/suspended by commissioner, Aug. 31, 2013…Returned to active roster, Sept. 18, 2013.

At a Glance:

  • Despite catching passes from three starting QBs, led the NFL with a Browns record 1,646 receiving yards in 14 games in 2013. Total was 10th highest in NFL history.
  • Became the only player in NFL history to record 200-plus yards receiving in consecutive games (237 vs. Pit., 11/24; Browns record 261 vs. Jax., 12/1).
  • Has more than 60 tattoos.
  • Collects vinyl records and vintage sneakers/shoes.
  • Fashion designing has been his latest passion.
  • Assists with charity work through his Flash Family Foundation.

Career Highlights: Since 2012, his career 17.9 yards per catch is highest average in NFL...Thirteen of 14 career TDs have been from 20-plus yards…Owns Browns’ single-season receiving record (1,564 yards), despite playing only 14 games in 2013…Is only player in NFL history with back-to-back 200-yard receiving games…Among eight NFL players with multiple 200-yard games in same season…His 649 receiving yards in Weeks 12-14 and 774 in Weeks 12-15 are NFL records for three-and-four game spans, respectively…His seven 100-yard receiving games in 2013 are a Browns record…As a rookie, registered 50 catches and team highs with 805 receiving yards and five receiving TDs…His five receiving TDs in 2012 tied for second among NFL rookies along with Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon, trailing only Indianapolis’ T.Y. Hilton (seven)...Joined wide receiver Kevin Johnson (1999), running back Eric Metcalf (1989) and wide receiver Webster Slaughter (1986) as the only rookies in Browns’ history to record a reception in all 16 games…Wore number 13 as a rookie before switching to 12 prior to the 2013 season.

Pro Bowl Selections: 2013

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Earned first Pro Bowl selection and caught a team-high six receptions for 66 yards and a TD…Named first-team AP All-Pro…Despite playing only 14 games, accrued 87 receptions for a franchise-record 1,646 yards with nine TDs…Averaged 17.6 yards on five carries (88 yards), including 34-yard long...Led NFL in receiving yards and receiving yards per game (117.6)…Became first Browns WR to lead league in receiving yards…His receiving yard total was the 10th most in NFL annals, despite missing two games and catching passes from three starting QBs…His yards per game average was the sixth most in league history…Finished fourth in NFL with 1,734 scrimmage yards...His 18.9 yards per catch rank second in NFL…Became first Browns player with TD catch in five consecutive games (Weeks 11-15, six total TDs) since WR Paul Warfield in 1976…Became the only player in NFL history to reach 200 receiving yards in back-to-back games (237 vs. Pit., 11/24; Browns record 261 vs. Jax., 12/1)…Among only eight players in league annals with multiple 200-yard games in same season…His 774 yards in Weeks 12-15 games marked NFL record over any four-game span…His 649 yards in Weeks 12-14 set NFL record for receiving yards over a three-game span, breaking his own mark of 623 (Weeks 11-13)…His 498 total receiving yards in Weeks 12-13 are most over two-game span in league annals...His 261 yards and 237 yards ranked second and fourth in NFL, respectively…His seven 100-yard performances tied Lions WR Calvin Johnson (seven) for most in NFL…Led NFL in 20-plus-yard receptions (30) and tied for first in 40-plus-yard receptions (nine; A.J. Green, nine)…Is only Brown to register four consecutive 100-yard games (Weeks 11-14)…His seven 100-yard games set franchise record…Ranked fourth in Browns history with 87 receptions…Recorded 14 30-plus-yard catches in 14 games, with at least one in 10 contests...His 95-yard TD against Jaguars (12/1) was longest play from scrimmage in the NFL and third-longest in Browns history…With 80-yard TD at NE (12/8), became one of only three Browns ever to record two career 80-yard catches, first to accomplish feat in back-to-back games and second in same season…Returned to active roster on Sept. 17 after starting season on reserve/suspended by NFL; was allowed at facility for meetings and workouts but could not participate in practice or games during that span…(9/22) at Min.: Posted game highs with 10 receptions for 146 receiving yards with one TD in first start of season…Marked most receptions by Browns player since 2003 (Kevin Johnson, 11 vs. SF, 9/21)...First reception of season resulted in 47-yard TD...First career rushing attempt on end around gained 22 yards…(11/24) vs. Pit.: Amassed then-franchise-record 237 receiving yards and tied club mark with 14 receptions (Ozzie Newsome, 14-191, vs. NYJ, 10/24/84)…His 14 receptions tied for most in NFL this season, while 237 receiving yards ranked fourth on the season (Lions Calvin Johnson, 329; Gordon 261; Alshon Jeffery, 249)…(12/1) vs. Jax.: Posted a franchise-record 261 receiving yards on 10 receptions (26.1 avg.) with two TDs (21 yards, 95 yards)…Became first player in NFL history with back-to-back 200-yard games…His 261 receiving yards are tied for the 12th most in NFL history and rank sixth since 2000…Registered 95-yard TD catch, longest play from scrimmage in the NFL on the season and third-longest in Browns annals…Recorded second career multiple-TD game…Joined Hall of Famer Ozzie Newsome as only Browns to record 10-plus catches in back-to-back games...Finished averaging 26.1 yards per catch, the highest average in Browns history (min. seven receptions)…(12/8) at NE: Led Browns in receiving yards (151) and rushing yards (34)…With 18-yard reception in second quarter, set Browns record for most receiving yards in season…Caught an 80-yard TD…Became first Browns player to record 80-plus-yard receptions in back-to-back games...Recorded career-long 34-yard rush.

2012: Appeared in all 16 regular season games with 13 starts…Tallied 50 receptions for a team-high 805 yards and five TDs… Named to the ESPN.com All-Rookie team…Caught a pass in all 16 games, joining WR Kevin Johnson (1999), RB Eric Metcalf (1989) and WR Webster Slaughter (1986) as the only rookies in Browns history to record a reception in all 16 games…Yardage total was third among all NFL rookies (Jacksonville’s Justin Blackmon 865, Indianapolis’ T.Y. Hilton 861)…Reception total tied for fourth among NFL rookies…Five receiving TDs led the team and tied for second among NFL rookies along with Blackmon, trailing only Hilton (seven)…Became the first Browns rookie to record five or more receiving TDs since Andre’ Davis had six in 2002…Yardage total was the fourth-highest ever by a Browns rookie and was the most by any Brown since Braylon Edwards had 877 in 2008…Became the first Brown to have five or more receiving touchdowns in a season since 2007 (Edwards 16 and Kellen Winslow five)…All five of his TD catches went for 20 yards or longer, and he averaged 46 yards on his five scoring receptions…(10/7) at NYG: Had two receptions for 82 yards…Both catches went for TDs, the first two of his career…Also tied a Browns rookie record for receiving touchdowns…(10/14) vs. Cin.: Caught three passes for 99 yards, including a 71-yard TD, the fourth-longest TD reception by a Browns rookie…(10/21) at Ind.: Recorded two receptions for 51 yards including a 33-yard TD catch…Became the first Browns rookie with a TD reception in three straight games since Andre’ Davis opened the 2002 season with at least one TD in the first three contests…Also became the first Browns rookie to have a TD catch of 30 yards or longer in three straight games and the first NFL rookie to do it since Randy Moss in 1998 (four games)…(12/2) at Oak.: Tallied six receptions for a season-high 116 yards and hauled in a 44-yard TD.

College: Attended the University of Utah in 2011 and sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules…Two-year letterman at Baylor University (2009-10)…Appeared in 22 games with five starts…Totaled 43 career receptions for 721 yards and seven TDs…Led the Bears with seven receiving TDs and a 17.0 yards-per-catch average in 2010, while notching 42 receptions for 714 yards…Had a 94-yard touchdown reception from Robert Griffin III against Kansas, which was the longest reception in Baylor history and the fourth-longest in NCAA FBS in 2010…Appeared in nine games as a reserve and recorded one catch for seven yards as a true freshman in 2009…Majored in general studies.

Personal: Given name is Joshua Caleb Gordon…Nickname is Flash…Born in Houston, Texas…Lists his first job as working at a Kroger supermarket in Houston, while in middle school…High School: Attended Lamar (Houston, Texas) High School where he lettered in basketball, track, and baseball…Community Involvement: Assists with charity work through his Flash Family Foundation helping different causes…Hobbies/Interests: Collects vinyl records and vintage sneakers/shoes…Fashion designing has been his latest passion...Lists Rick Ross as his favorite Hip-Hop artist…Enjoys traveling and has tabbed Costa Rica as his most interesting travel experience… Has over 60 tattoos…Resides in the offseason between Los Angeles, Calif. and Miami, Fla.