Charles Gordon (American football)
|Position:||Defensive quality control coach|
|Date of birth:||July 18, 1984|
|Place of birth:||Los Angeles, California|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||180 lb (82 kg)|
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Charles Gordon (born July 18, 1984) is a former American football cornerback and current Defensive quality control coach for the Denver Broncos. He was signed by the Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at the University of Kansas. He also was a defensive backs coach at the University of Northern Colorado.
A native of California, he attended Santa Monica High School. Gordon was recruited to play at the University of Kansas as a wide receiver, arriving on campus in 2002. In 2003, as a redshirt freshman, Gordon had 57 pass receptions for 769 yards, both totals set school records for freshmen. These marks were good enough to earn Gordon first team freshmen All-American honors. Gordon finished the season as one of the team's starting cornerbacks in addition to his starting roles as a wide receiver and punt returner. The following season Gordon was moved to defense on a full-time basis. He led the nation in interceptions (7) and earning first team All-Big 12 and third team All-American honors. Going into his junior season, Gordon was named a pre-season first team All-American at cornerback by numerous publications, however, Gordon was moved back to being primarily a wide receiver early in the conference season. For his efforts during his junior campaign, Gordon was named first team All-Big 12 kick returner, as well as second team cornerback and honorable mention wide receiver.
University of Northern Colorado
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