CAREER:Veteran player provides depth in the secondary as he can play either safety or corner for the Irish ... has played in 19 career games for Notre Dame ... has made 194 special-teams appearances and added 3:28 minutes of playing time in the defensive backfield ... opens `09 as a safety.
2008 (JUNIOR): Saw action in 12 of 13 games during the season (missed Hawai'i), predominantly on special teams ... logged 3:28 of playing time and made 144 special teams appearances.
2007 (SOPHOMORE):Made his Irish debut on special teams and appeared in seven games during the season ... participated on a special teams units 50 times.
2006 (FRESHMAN): Did not see any game action as a rookie.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Fort Campbell High School in Fort Campbell, Ky. ... first-team all-state pick in Kentucky by Louisville Courier-Journal ... one of 22 seniors on 2005 Class of the Commonwealth team named by Lexington Herald-Leader ... made 90 tackles, forced three fumbles and had two interceptions (both returned for TDs) in 2005 ... played on Fort Campbell High School team that was ranked number one in Kentucky most of its unbeaten `05 season ... made 128 tackles, five interceptions as junior in 2004 ... born May 29, 1988 ... son of Leonard Sr. and Cassie Gordon ... high school coach was Shawn Berner ... enrolled in College of Arts and Letters, double majoring in political science and pre-professional studies ... earned a 3.417 grade-point average in fall `06 semester.
Gordon's Career Statistics