Barnett blossoming as defensive back

The biggest surprise of the spring has the move of Marcus Barnett from wide receiver to cornerback. What started as a joke between him and head coach Brian Kelly back at the Orange Bowl now has Barnett covering the very Cincinnati wide receivers this spring he used to run alongside the past two seasons.

"I feel it's going good," Barnett says of his switch to the defense. "I'm getting confidant, more confidant every day. I think if they put me out there in game situations I can really help this team out." While Barnett has made a handful of impressive plays this spring season, coach Kelly is thankful that Barnett's first chance at game situations won't be coming for some time. "Two plays look...

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