Brett Gordon will take his talents from the playing field to the sidelines this year as he begins his coaching career in 2003. As a senior quarterback last year, Gordon recorded one of the best seasons in Villanova history, completing 386-of-579 (66.7 percent) for 4,290 yards and 36 touchdowns. The 4,290 yards represents the first Wildcat signal caller in school history to surpass the 4,000-yard passing mark.
For his efforts last year, Gordon was named both the Atlantic 10 and ECAC Offensive Player of the Year and he was runner-up for the Walter Payton Award given to the top player in NCAA I-AA football.
During his illustrious Wildcat career, Gordon completed 833-of-1,246 for 9,639 yards and 83 touchdowns. Gordon owns seven Villanova passing records including highest career completion percentage.