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Kip Neilsen Shines as a Defensive Interceptor

Kip Neilsen Shines as a Defensive Interceptor

Defensive back <b>Kip Nielsen</b>, one of the stars of yesterday's first full practice scrimmage with two interceptions, speculated on the keys to his success under <b>Bronco Mendenhall's</b> aggressive new defensive scheme.

"The defensive back is a tough position. You're always going backwards and the receiver already knows exactly where he's going. We have to just try and match his tempo and breaks." The 6-0, 200-pound senior plays the Katback position in the new defense. "No. 1, we have to have the effort just to get to the ball; then, if we know our assignments, it puts us in the right place to make plays and...

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