February 20, 2013

Spring preview: Dennis Norfleet is on the move again

In a bit of surprise move, Dennis Norfleet moved from running back to cornerback during bowl practices, seeing an opportunity to contribute defensively. But was the move permanent or could Norfleet transition back to offense for the 2013 season?

Norfleet had appeared in all 12 games during the 2012 regular season, but only two on offense, rushing twice for 13 yards when he approached coach Brady Hoke in December. He had seen most of his action returning kickoffs, averaging 23.6 yards on 35 tries this past fall, with a long of 38 yards. He also had two punt returns for 53 yards.



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