The man responsible for helping Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon III reach the NFL -- his father Melvin Gordon Jr. -- will watch the talented running back in person as a pro for the first time when the Chargers host the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at the StubHub Center.
Known as Bo,<strong>Womens Matt Jones Jersey</strong>, Ohio. His sentence was later reduced and he was released last December., Melvin Jr. was found guilty of trafficking cocaine and sentenced in District Court to 10 years in prison. Melvin Jr. served his time at a federal correctional institution in Elkton
Bo couldn't watch Chargers' games in the Midwest,<strong>Authentic Larry Fitzgerald Jersey</strong>, and is looking forward to watching him play this weekend. Gordon kept in regular contact with his father while in prison through texts and daily emails., so he had to settle on watching highlights of his son after the game was over. Gordon said his father has been in attendance at most of the Chargers' practices with wife Carmen at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex
"I know that he's happy that he can be a part of it now and don't get left out of the loop."
Gordon said he bought his father two No. 28 jerseys, a navy blue and white one.
Speaking of jerseys, Gordon inquired about the possibility of switching to his old No. 25 from his days at Wisconsin after the Chargers released safety Darrell Stuckey. However, so he will stick with No. 28., Gordon was rebuffed because the league already has produced its jersey inventory for the season
"I embedded it in his head that he was going to the NFL, and look at him now. It's the same thing with Melvin."," Melvin Jr. told ESPN The Magazine. "Almost like Floyd Mayweather's dad. He trained his son from the time he was a baby
Selected No. 14 overall by the Chargers in the 2015 draft, failing to get into the end zone and fumbling six times., Gordon struggled his rookie season
However, Gordon turned things around last year. He finished with 12 total touchdowns and came just three yards short of 1, earning his first Pro Bowl invitation.,000 yards rushing in 2016