Chart: Derrick Wells at a glance

  • Updated: September 19, 2012 - 9:40 PM

COMING UP BIG

Sophomore safety Derrick Wells wasn't a top recruit, but he's turning into a top player for the Gophers. Here are three things to know:

Late bloomer

• Wells, a Florida native, committed to the Gophers shortly before signing day in 2011. The only other school interested was Ball State.

Still growing

• Wells is 6 feet tall and weighed 175 pounds when arrived at Minnesota. He is around 200 now.

Fast start

• He leads the Gophers in tackles (26), interceptions (two) and passes defended (seven).

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Cleveland - LP: T. House 1 FINAL
Detroit - WP: A. Simon 4
Chicago Cubs 0 Delayed
Cincinnati 0
Kansas City 0 Postponed
Chicago WSox 0
Houston 1 Top 2nd Inning
Oakland 0
NY Mets 1 Top 2nd Inning
NY Yankees 0
Washington 0 Top 2nd Inning
Miami 0
Toronto - D. Norris 5:10 PM
Tampa Bay - E. Ramirez
Atlanta - S. Miller 6:05 PM
Philadelphia - D. Buchanan
Boston - J. Masterson 6:05 PM
Baltimore - W. Chen
St. Louis - A. Wainwright 6:10 PM
Milwaukee - W. Peralta
Pittsburgh - A. Burnett 7:10 PM
Arizona - R. De La Rosa
San Francisco - T. Hudson 7:10 PM
Colorado - J. De La Rosa
Los Angeles - B. McCarthy 7:40 PM
San Diego - I. Kennedy
Texas - C. Lewis 8:05 PM
LA Angels - C. Wilson
Minnesota - T. May 8:10 PM
Seattle - J. Paxton
Atlanta 40 3rd Qtr
Brooklyn 47
Chicago 4:30 PM
Milwaukee
Golden State 7:00 PM
New Orleans
Memphis 9:30 PM
Portland
Washington 1 2nd Prd 14:24
NY Islanders 1
Detroit 5:00 PM
Tampa Bay
Nashville 7:00 PM
Chicago
Vancouver 8:00 PM
Calgary
Philadelphia 6:30 PM
Columbus
Real Salt Lake 6:30 PM
New England
Sporting Kansas City 7:30 PM
Houston
D.C. 9:30 PM
Vancouver FC
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