2015 MW Fall All-Academic Team
Tall, big body, who has great hands ... Worked up to No. 2 at tight end for the first time of his career at Nevada in the eighth game of the 2014 season, where he has remained ever since.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in the team's only 14 games off the bench ... Had four catches for 22 yards (5.5 avg.) and a tackle on special teams ...Had his first career catch, a 10-yarder, in the opener vs. San Diego ... Also saw time on three special teams units - kick return, punt and PAT/field goal ... Played again at California and vs. South Alabama, but did not record a stat ... Logged statless time against South Alabama ... Made a tackle on special teams at Penn State ... Played again vs. Fresno State, at Hawai`i, at San José State and against Utah State, but did not record a stat ... Caught a 4-yard pass on 3rd and 4 early in the third quarter at Colorado State ... SDSU would eventually score a touchdown on the drive to take a 20-10 lead ... Did not record a stat in action against Wyoming ... Made a 2-yard grab at UNLV in a reserve role ... Had a 6-yard catch against Nevada ... Did not record a stat in playing time vs. Air Force in the MW Championship game and against Cincinnati in the Hawai`i Bowl.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Played in 12 of the team's 13 games, mostly on special teams, without recording a stat ... Did not play in the opener against Northern Arizona ... Made his collegiate debut at No. 21/23 North Carolina, but did not find the stat sheet ... Played again at Oregon State, vs. UNLV, at Fresno State, at New Mexico, vs. Hawai`i, at Nevada, against Idaho, at Boise State, vs. Air Force, vs. San José State and in the Poinsettia Bowl vs. Navy, all without making the stat sheet.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2013)
Decided to redshirt the 2013 season.
Former quarterback who switched over to tight end late in his high school career ... Helped lead Clovis North High School to a CIF Central Section Division I championship and 12-2 record in 2012, recording 60 catches for 1,188 yards (19.8 avg.) and 10 touchdowns ... Was the tight end MVP at the 2012 Five-Star Showcase in Los Angeles ... A first-team all-league pick and first-team all-Valley selection as a senior ... A three-star recruit by Rivals.com, and a two-star recruit by both Scout.com and 247Sports.com ... Among tight ends in the country, was ranked 83rd by Scout and 105th by 247Sports ... Was also a forward on the basketball team and a pitcher with the baseball squad ... Helped the basketball team to a section championship.
David Edward Wells was born May 2, 1995, in Fresno, Calif. ... Son of Bryan and Shari Wells ... Also received offers from Fresno State, Iowa State and Nevada and had interest from Colorado State, Utah and Utah State ... Is majoring in communication with a concentration in liberal arts.
Receptions: 1, four times
Receiving Yards: 10 vs. San Diego (9/5/15)
Long Reception: 10 vs. San Diego (9/5/15)
Tackles: 1 at Penn State (9/26/15)