2012: NIU's fourth-leading receiver with nine catches for 101 yards... Has posted at least one reception in all but two games this year... Recorded season-highs in receptions and yards with three for 47 at Ball State (10-6)... Caught two passes each at Army (9-15) and against Central Michigan (9-29).
2011: Made 14 receptions for 112 yards in 13 games to average eight yards per catch. Played primarily as a slot receiver. Had a career-high two receptions in three games - versus Army (9-3), Wisconsin (9-17) and Arkansas State (1-8). Posted a career-long 18-yard reception against Ball State (11-15) and had a 17-yard catch in the MAC title game versus Ohio (12-2). Caught a seven-yard pass on fourth-and-three against Arkansas State (1-8) on NIU's first touchdown drive and later added an eight-yard catch. Picked up 21 yards rushing on two carries at Bowling Green (11-8).
2010: In his first season with the Huskie football team, saw action in three games at wide receiver. Played in home games versus Buffalo (10-16), Central Michigan (10-23) and Toledo (11-9). Did not record any catches. Returned to the diamond in spring 2011 and secured the starting centerfield and lead-off batter spots. Still participated in spring drills in addition to playing baseball.
2009: Did not play football in his first year on campus as he originally signed with Northern Illinois to play baseball. As a member of the Huskie baseball team in spring 2010, played in 41 games and started 28 at XXXX (position). Stole 12 bases on the year to rank second on the team. Hit .255 (25-of 98) with four doubles and a triple. Drove in nine runs. Picked up three hits versus Ball State (5-14) and drove in three runs at Iowa (44-21). Signed a football scholarship with the Huskies for 2010-11.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Kimberly High School, earning two-way Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFC) first team all-state, two-way WFCA all-region, and 2008 WFCA Defensive Player of the Year as a senior...named to the Associated Press' 2008 Wisconsin all-state football team at both wide receiver and defensive back...named the 2008 AP Player of the Year following his senior season...two-way Appleton Post-Crescent first team all-area, and unanimous first team all-conference at wide receiver, defensive back and return specialist in 2008...also named 2008 Fox Valley Association Receiver of the Year and Defensive Back of the Year after scoring 23 touchdowns, and making 48 receptions for 1,061 yards at wide receiver, while recording 34 tackles, 19 solo, and four interceptions... earned first team all-conference and all-region accolades as a defensive back his junior year...lettered in baseball his final three years and in basketball as a sophomore...helped lead Kimberly to a state baseball championship as a sophomore and a second-place finish his junior year, batting .419 with 10 steals en route to first team all-conference honors...signed with the Huskie baseball team for 2009-10 and is currently an infielder for the NIU baseball team.
Personal: Born July 17, 1991 in Appleton, Wis. Son of Diane and John Wells. Father played baseball at Ripon College. Majoring in kinesiology and exercise science.
WELLS' CAREER GAME HIGHS Catches: 3, at Ball State, 10-6-12 Receiving Yards: 47, at Ball State, 10-6-12 Long Gain: 24, at Ball State, 10-6-12 Rushing Yards:21, at Bowling Green, 11-8-11