Wells leads young Gophers into spotlight

University of Minnesota coach Jerry Kill was pleased with the debut of a handful of freshmen and sophomores, young players who already are visibly increasing the talent level in the program. They were led in the season opener by cornerback-turned-safety Derrick Wells, who had two key late-game interceptions. "The best thing is, we got to find out about some kids [while still] winning the game," Kill said. The Gophers play their home opener Saturday against New Hampshire.
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University of Minnesota coach Jerry Kill was pleased with the debut of a handful of freshmen and sophomores, young players who already are visibly increasing the talent level in the program. They were led in the season opener by cornerback-turned-safety Derrick Wells, who had two key late-game interceptions. "The best thing is, we got to find out about some kids [while still] winning the game," Kill said. The Gophers play their home opener Saturday against New Hampshire.

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