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Senior Natrell Jamerson's latest position change nets him more playing time for Wisconsin

With a background at cornerback and wide receiver, senior Natrell Jamerson is building for a big season as Wisconsin's starting free safety.

MADISON – Natrell Jamerson is on the move for the third time in his career, but the senior isn’t complaining about a role that will likely give him the most consistent playing time of his career.

With Wisconsin defensive coordinator/secondary coach Jim Leonhard looking to replace free safety Leo Musso from a group of unproven commodities, Leonhard approached Jamerson about switching from nickel corner to the free safety position.

So far so good, as Jamerson has spent the majority of spring with the first-team defense.

“He thought it would be best for me and for the defense in general to have four play makers on the field,” Jamerson said. “He felt that having me at free safety would give me a lot more playing time than rotating in.”

Changing positions isn’t a new concept for Jamerson ...

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