Devin Gardner adjusts to dual role 

August, 12, 2012
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Devin Gardner's athleticism is what helped him become rated one of the nation's top high school quarterbacks in 2010. But for three years, the once-stud Gardner has played second fiddle at quarterback to a player just as athletic: Denard Robinson.

And now, to make the situation even more unique, Gardner has been taking snaps at wide receiver with the Michigan football team, catching passes from the player he once stood behind on the depth chart.

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Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesDevin Gardner figures to be on the receiving end more than the passing end this season.
"I'm just doing whatever it takes to help the team win," Gardner said. "If that's where the coaches feel I can help at here and there, I'll do it."

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