The Minnesota Golden Gophers have announced that Florida defensive back Derrick Wells will trade the Sunshine State for the great white north, as he has signed a letter of intent to play his college football for Coach Jerry Kill and the Gophers.
Wells, a 6', 180-pound defensive back, played his high school ball at Lehigh High School in Lehigh Acres, Florida. There are no scouting rankings readily available on him.
Wells had 80 tackles as a senior, following up a junior season where he had 75 tackles.
For more on Derrick Wells, be sure to check out his bio at Gopher Sports. Here is his highlight package.