Wells Fills Void by Moving to Cornerback

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Wells Fills Void by Moving to Cornerback
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Derrick Wells was arguably the Gophers’ best safety last season. Now, he’s in a position to be the team’s best cornerback. “He could start at safety, corner,” head coach Jerry Kill said. “He could probably come over and play wide receiver and start.” Wells, a 6-foot, 206-pound junior with tattooed biceps and dreadlocks flowing out of his helmet, is making the switch from safety back to cornerback.

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