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Ward requests move to corner

Thurman Ward

The first two days of spring are always spent with NCAA-mandated shorts-only workouts, which basically means there is precious little news to report. <br><br>But the appearance of junior Thurman Ward at cornerback took most observers by surprise.

"With the new coaching staff coming in, I went in and talked to Coach Price and told him that I felt I would do better at defensive back," Ward said. For Thurman Ward, the switch is simply a return back home to the position he played his first two years of college. Last season he worked at receiver, but in his mind that was always temporary. Ward explained, "I made the decision last year to move... Recommended Stories