Derrick Wells

Minnesota Golden Gophers #3 - Defensive Back

  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 201
  • Seasons: SR

A Detailed Look at Gopher Defense

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Transitioning from 2014 to 2015 the Gopher offense is in the crosshairs as the key to sustained success for Gopher football.  Most believe that the defense is going to be very good and special...

Is Minnesota ready for a real division title run?

Jerry Kill hasn't completely built his Minnesota program yet, and the offense could likely take a step backwards. But a stout defense and a potentially home-friendly schedule could give the Gophers...

Jerry Kill and the new way to build defense

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The Gophers are building a strong defense from the outside-in.

Recruiting Under Kill - A Look Back at 2012 Class

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Analyzing Jerry Kill's first recruiting class as Minnesota's head coach.

Know Thy Opponent 2015: Minnesota Golden Gophers

Purdue played Minnesota close in 2014. Can that become a win in 2015?

Gopher Football Pro Day is Today!

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Sixteen former Gophers will work out for scouts.

Citrus Bowl: BTBS

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Missouri had Markus Golden, Marcus Murphy, Bud Sasser, and more experience than Minnesota, and the Tigers won the Citrus Bowl and moved to 11-3 as a result.

Lack of weakness is strength

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Minnesota's defense is active in the back seven and plays at a top-50 level against run and pass, but the Gophers' biggest strength might be their overall lack of defensive weakness.

Gophers Depth Chart vs. Nebraska

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We're just one day away from the the first of two weekends to decide the Big Ten West, and the Gophers have published their depth chart for the game.  Without further ado... Offense Left...

Thanks 2014 Gopher Football Seniors!

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Your 2014 Gopher Football Senior Class!

Gopher Football: Depth Chart for TCU Game

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Mitch Leidner is not on the injury report, and is listed as the starting quarterback.

Gophers Depth Chart for Week 2

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The defensive line took a bit of a beating last week. Not surprisingly, freshmen are moving up the chart for Saturday's game.