Robert "Flash" Gordon '47
Nickname: Flash
Year: 1991
Previous College: Guilford
Team: Football
  • Played two years at North Carolina State University before transferring to Guilford
  • Played the wingback position
  • Known as one of the fastest backs of his day
  • Part of the 1946 team, that held an 6-2-1 record for the season
  • Standout out in the 1945 game against University of Maryland
  • Led the team in scoring
  • All-Carolinas Conference selection in 1946
  • Signed a professional contract with the New York Giants in 1947