The ascension of Gordon, a second-round pick in the supplemental draft, comes without the benefit of participating in the offseason program. And he didn’t even play football last year.
Elsewhere on the depth chart, running back Trent Richardson is the top tailback, not surprisingly. Behind him are, in this order: Montario Hardesty, Brandon Jackson, Chris Ogbonnaya, and Adonis Thomas.
As to Gordon, there’s a chance I could lose my not-so-friendly bet with Andrew “McLovin” Perloff of The Dan Patrick Show and SI.com that Jags receiver Justin Blackmon will have a better rookie season than Gordon. Then again, with McLovin promising to come to West Virginia and buy me dinner if I win, I’m still not sure why I’d want to.