Found April 24, 2013 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. The competitor inside Melvin Gordon truly wanted to leave spring practices as Wisconsin's starting running back. The realist in Gordon understood that a sprained ankle, coupled with an excellent spring from teammate James White, meant attaining such a goal was unlikely. Still, Gordon couldn't help but feel as though he left his best performances somewhere in the locker room. "That's by nature to be a little disappointed with yourself when you don't do what you expect to do," Gordon said following Saturday's spring game. "I understand how the game goes. Injuries are the beast of the game, so it's fine. I can't blame that. James had a really good spring. He did his thing. This fall, I've got to come out and compete hard for that spot." Gordon did not perform badly by any means during the Badgers' spring game. He carried the ball 17 times for 74 yards with a touchdown good for 4.4 yards per carry. He also broke of...
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