Two Buffs making a move?

At least two Colorado football have been practicing at new positions during seven-on-seven work over the past two months and will probably begin to break in at those positions in earnest when spring ball starts next week and coaches can be on the field with players. Get inside for more.

Clark Evans, a redshirt freshman who was recruited to CU last year as a quarterback, has been catching passes and learning the tight end position, according to several of his teammates.

Evans was ticketed in December for possession of marijuana and no disciplinary action has been announced by the coaching staff because they are waiting or the legal process to play out, according to sports information director Dave Plati. Evans will likely be able to participate in at least part of spring drills.

It's possible Evans to work at both quarterback and tight end this spring and use the experience to choose what position he would like to play going forward.

Josh Moten, another quarterback in the 2009 recruiting class who did not enroll in classes in Boulder until this spring, has been participating in seven-on-seven workouts as a cornerback.

Moten said during the recruiting process that getting a chance to play quarterback in college was important to him, but he apparently is satisfied with the switch to defense.

Several of his teammates said he looks solid as a defensive back and possesses the kind of athleticism to become a good cover man.

If Evans and Moten remain at other positions this spring and summer, Colorado would have three scholarship quarterbacks on the roster next fall in junior starter Tyler Hansen, senior Cody Hawkins and true freshman Nick Hirschman. Walk-on quarterback Seth Lobato would be in his redshirt freshman season.

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