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Photo: Childhood Friends, Big Ten Rivals Melvin Gordon And Trae Waynes Swapped Jerseys After Chargers-Vikings

Melvin Gordon and Trae Waynes may have starred at Wisconsin and Michigan State respectively, but the two Kenosha (Wis.) natives remain best friends. Back in June, Gordon, an Adrian Peterson "groupie" had Waynes send him a picture of the Vikings star's locker. On Sunday, Gordon got the start opposite his idol, and against his childhood friend, when his San Diego Chargers faced off against Waynes' Minnesota Vikings. After the game, the two swapped jerseys. 

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— NFL (@NFL) September 28, 2015

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Waynes got the best of Gordon in this one, with the Vikings taking home a 31-14 win. He registered four total tackles, while Gordon rushed for 51 yards on 14 carries.