Sidney jr. Andre Gordon addresses a 56-45 defeat of Beavercreek in a boys D-I high school basketball sectional semi on Tue., Feb. 27, 2018. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

Sidney star Andre Gordon picks what sport he’ll play in college

One of the area’s top multi-sport athletes is narrowing his focus for the next level. 

Sidney junior Andre Gordon announced Tuesday he will no longer consider playing football in college. 

The Yellow Jackets guard is going to focus on basketball. 

Ohio State is among the schools to have shown interest in the 6-foot-2 guard for both football and basketball. He has made multiple unofficial visits to Columbus, including for the Penn State football game last fall and a basketball win over Iowa in February. 

His basketball offers include Wright State, Akron, Cleveland State and Toledo according to the Sidney Daily News

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Gordon was third in the GWOC in scoring last season at 23.8 points per game. He shot 46.8 percent from the floor and made 34.8 percent of his 3-pointers while handing out 5.5 assists per contest. 

The Yellow Jackets shared the GWOC American North title with Butler. 

He quarterbacked Sidney to a 10-2 season last fall, including a 46-33 win over Belmont in the playoffs. 

He threw for 1,432 yards and ran for another 597 while tallying 16 touchdowns through the air and 12 more on the ground. 

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