Melvin Gordon waited three years at the University of Wisconsin before he finally broke through.
A two-game wait? Evidently, that's nothing to the breakout Chargers rookie.
Gordon tallied 88 rushing yards on 16 carries. Three of those carries went for 20 or more yards -- the first time that's happened in San Diego since LaDainian Tomlinson did it in 2007.
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Like he did at Wisconsin, Gordon capitalized on his chances. He also added a 10-yard reception and avoided any repeat ball-security gaffes.
"It felt good," Gordon told U-T San Diego's Michael Gehlken. "It always feels good to break one. You don't get many in the League. When you do, you try to make the best of them."