Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 8/18/12
MINNEAPOLIS On the football field, Gophers junior Brock Vereen is a no-nonsense type of guy.The Valencia, Calif., native made the transition from cornerback to safety this offseason. After missing the spring camp with minor knee surgery, Vereen has dedicated himself to learning a new position. At safety, it's up to him to communicate with the rest of the defense and to make the right reads. It's something he didn't have to do as a cornerback during his freshman and sophomore seasons, when he appeared in 21 games and made 16 starts.Off the field, though, Vereen isn't afraid to crack a joke or lighten the mood on Twitter, where the junior safety has quickly gained a fervent following on the social networking site. While most players will tweet mundane details of their day-to-day activities, Vereen (@brockvereen21) has gained a reputation as the funniest tweeter on the team."Brock's definitely a character on Twitter. He's really funny," said fellow safety Cedric Thompson. "He tweets e...
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