Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Gordon Hudson

Gordon Hudson


  • Position: Tight End
  • School: Brigham Young
  • High School: Kennewick HS (Kennewick, WA)
  • Years: 1980,-1983
  • Inducted: 2009
  • Place of Birth: Kennewick, WA
  • Date of Birth: Jun 22, 1962
  • Jersey Number: 95
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 231

Member Biography

A two-time unanimous All-American (1982-83), Gordon Hudson holds the NCAA records for most passes caught per game by a tight end (5.4), most career yard per game by a tight end (75.3) and most yards in a game by a tight end (259 vs. Utah). As a sophomore, Hudson started at tight end and received All-WAC Second Team Honors as well as honorable mention All-America. He tied the NCAA record for receptions by a tight end in a season with 67. His junior season, the tight end was the only unanimous All-WAC selection, also earning unanimous All-America status. As a senior, he teamed with Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young to haul in an NCAA record 44 catches and six touchdowns in an injury-shortened season. And for the second straight year, Hudson earned All-WAC First Team and First-Team All-America honors. Upon graduation he played two seasons in the USFL with the LA Express and one season in the NFL for the Seattle Seahawks.