Josh Gordon Leaves Baylor

(August 15, 2011) -- Baylor wideout Josh Gordon has left the Baylor football program, the move confirmed by Bears head coach Art Briles.

Briles on Gordon: "Circumstances have unfolded for Josh that require him to pursue his collegiate degree and athletic career at a different university. I’m appreciative of the efforts he has made the past two seasons for this football program.”

Gordon emerged as a go-to receiver for the Bears last season, earning All-Big 12 third team honors as a sophomore. He caught 42 passes, for 714 yards and seven touchdowns.

Gordon ends his career at Baylor after facing a number of incidents, including a recent indefinite suspension from the team for violation of team rules. Gordon was also arrested and charged last season for a misdemeanor marijuana possession. Gordon missed one quarter against Texas Tech.

The wide receiver will transfer to finish out his eligibility, Utah is one school under consideration by Gordon.




 
Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus