North Farmington player’s run is in the record books

North Farmington High senior Dylan Gordon’s name is now officially in the state record books.

Gordon tied the record for the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s (MHSAA) longest rushing play in history, during the North Farmington vs. Greenville game on August 26, 2017.

Dylan Gordon
(Farmington Public Schools)

Gordon started playing football in 2009 for the Detroit PAL League. He then went on to play for Loyola High School. Two years ago, he transferred to North, where he finished out his high school career.

This past season, Gordon picked up 568 yards, with an average of 4.5 yards per carry, and 63.1 yards per game, for a total of 127 carries. Gordon is an all around strong athlete, as he grew up playing basketball in addition to football.

Gordon was accepted to several colleges/universities. He plans to attend Tiffin University in the fall and hopes to continue playing football.

Press release