CFPA and College Sports Madness Honor A-State's Michael Gordon
From Arkansas State University
State running back Michael Gordon was recognized by both
the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) and College Sports
Madness with one of their weekly honors after the sophomore standout
helped lead the Red Wolves to a 38-21 victory over Texas State last
was recognized by the CFPA for the third time this season, earning
Mention Running Back of the Week accolades. College Sports Madness
named Gordon its Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week for
the second time this year.
Camden, Miss. native rushed for a career-high 184 yards and three
touchdowns against a Texas
State team that entered the game ranked 12th in the nation in rushing
defense. Gordon's 184 yards were the second most this season by a Sun
Belt Conference player and the seventh most ever by an A-State player at
Liberty Bank Stadium.
recorded just 19 rushing attempts for a 9.7 average per carry and had a
long run of 40 yards,
which went for a touchdown that tied the game 7-7 in the first
quarter. He also scored on a nine-yard run and a 16-yard rush, which
gave Arkansas State its first lead of the game at 28-21 midway through
the third quarter. His three rushing touchdowns matched
his career high, originally set the week prior against ULM.
returns to action Saturday, Nov. 23, with a 2 p.m. home game against
Georgia State at
Liberty Bank Stadium. Game tickets are available for purchase at the
Arkansas State University Ticket Office, located in the
Convocation Center. Tickets may also be purchased by calling the ticket
office at 870-972-2781 or by visiting tickets.astate.edu online.