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#85 Dillon Gordon
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 308 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Edgard, La.
High School: John Curtis HS
Major: Human Science & Education
Born: 09/02/1993
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Dillon Gordon Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/25/2016

CAREER
Had career cut short by season-ending injury suffered against Florida during his senior year in 2015 … Played in 42 games during his career, starting 28 times at tight end … Three-year starter at tight end for the Tigers before injury sidelined him for all but three games of his senior season … Appealed to NCAA for an additional year of eligibility but had appeal denied in April of 2016 thus making himself eligible for the 2016 NFL Draft … Dominating blocker who also possessed good hands in the passing game … Caught seven passes for 96 yards during his career.

SENIOR SEASON (2015)
Opened season as LSU’s starting tight end for the third consecutive year … Suffered Achilles injury against Auburn in week 3 … Tried to come back against Florida in week 7, but re-injured his Achilles and was done for the season … Caught one pass for eight yards against the Gators, the play that he suffered the injury the ultimately ended his college career … Played in a total of three games, starting all three contests.

JUNIOR SEASON (2014)
Played and started all 13 games … Did not record any statistics in the passing game … Key member of LSU’s offensive line that helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Leonard Fournette … As a unit, LSU averaged 224.5 rushing yards a contest, the fourth-highest total in the SEC.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Played in 13 games with 12 starts …. Led all LSU tight ends with six catches for 88 yards … Had career-long 36-yard reception in win over Texas A&M … Caught a 22-yard pass for a first down vs. Alabama … Made critical 16-yard reception on LSU’s game-winning fourth-quarter drive vs. Arkansas … Catch vs. Arkansas came on second-and-eight with LSU at its own 3-yard line … LSU scored six plays later to beat the Razorbacks, 31-27 … Had only multi-catch game of career vs. Furman with two receptions for nine yards … Other catch came vs. UAB.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Played in 13 games with no starts … Saw action on offense as a tight end and on special teams … Did not record any statistics … Saw enough action to earn a letter.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the top tight ends in Louisiana for the class of 2012 … Prepped at John Curtis High School where he earned class 2A first-team all-state honors as a senior in 2011 … Helped John Curtis to its 24th state title in 2011 … Caught seven passes for 122 yards and a pair of touchdowns … Had 12 tackles and three sacks on defense … Thrived as a blocker in John Curtis’ powerful running game … Caught nine passes for 127 yards as a junior … Rated as the nation’s No. 23 tight end prospect Rivals.com and No. 33 by ESPN.com ... Listed on the ESPN 2011 All-Louisiana Football Team as an honorable mention selection … Named a New Orleans Times-Picayune Blue Chip recruit … Coached by J.T. Curtis, Jr.

PERSONAL
Parents are Rita and Bernard Jarrow … Born Sept. 2, 1993 … Cousin of former LSU defensive end Tyson Jackson, a first round NFL Draft pick and former Tiger fullback Quinn Johnson, who also spent time in the NFL … Majoring in sports administration.

GORDON’S CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS
Receptions: 2, Furman, 2013
Yards: 36, Texas A&M, 2013
Long: 36, Texas A&M, 2013

GORDON'S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Rec.
Yds.
TD
LG
2012
13-0
0
0
0
-
2013
13-12
6
88
0
36
2014
13-13
0
0
0
-
2015 3-3 1 8 0 8
Totals
42-28
7
96
0
36