Gordon's signing completes the Chargers' draft class, as second-round linebacker Denzel Perryman, third-round cornerback Craig Mager, fifth-round linebacker Kyle Emanuel and sixth-round defensive end Darius Philon all signed earlier this week. All are expected to participate in this weekend's rookie minicamp.
In his last two seasons at Wisconsin, Gordon rushed for 4,196 yards and 41 scores. He also had three receiving touchdowns.
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