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Motivated Gordon looking to become complete back, eager for fall camp at Wisconsin

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon put up some new art work on the walls of his apartment.Nothing trendy though, just some pictures to give him some extra motivation: the logos for the 2014 season opener between LSU and the Badgers and the season-ending college football playoffs are among the additions. The most precious item represents a goal that will be the toughest to attain: a picture of the national championship trophy.Gordon is dreaming big after bypassing an opportunity to go to the NFL."They're up in my bedroom. I'm looking at those every day. When I wake up I see them," he said after the Badgers' spring game.He didn't have much to prove this spring after rushing for more than 1,600 yards and 12 touchdowns last season splitting carries with James White. Now with White out of eligibility and looking for an NFL pay day, Corey Clement will be Gordon's new running mate this fall.The first priority this spring was to keep Gordon and Clement upright, coach Gary Andersen has said."...

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