|Date of birth:||January 7, 1980|
|Place of birth:||Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|College:||North Dakota State|
|NFL Draft:||2002 / Round: 3 / Pick: 84|
|St. Louis Rams
|Playing stats at|
Lamar DeShawn Gordon (born January 7, 1980 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent in the National Football League. He played college football at North Dakota State University. He attended Cudahy High School in Cudahy, WI. He was a high school teammate of John Navarre, former Michigan quarterback and current NFL free agent
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 0⅝ in||215 lb||4.05 s||1.03 s||2.01 s||44 in||9 ft 11 in||26 reps|
|Broad jump from Tennessee Pro Day, all others from NFL Combine.|
St. Louis Rams
Gordon was drafted by the Rams on the 3rd round of the 2002 NFL draft. During his two season in St. Louis, Gordon rushed for 526 yards and two touchdowns while serving as the backup for 2011 NFL Hall of Fame inductee Marshall Faulk. Gordon also made 38 catches, including two receiving touchdowns during his rookie season in 2002.
In 2004 Gordon was traded to the Miami Dolphins for a third round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft. In what would be his only season as a Dolphin, Gordon appeared in three games, rushing for 64 yards on 35 carries. He also caught 13 passes for a total of 74 yards.
Gordon spent the 2005 season as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles where he served as the backup running back to Brian Westbrook. He appeared in 14 of the team's 16 games. Gordon carried the ball 54 times for the Eagles in 2005, gaining 154 yards and rushing for one touchdown. He also made eleven catches for a total of 79 yards.
Gordon appeared in one game during the 2006 season with the Detroit Lions. He carried the ball one time, gaining 75 yards.
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