Colorado Wild Sports

Posted On: 02/23/21 9:36 AM

Defense wins games, and these five defensive backs roam the secondary and make big plays for their teams. Keep an eye out for them as they continue to lockup their opponents in the upcoming 2021 season.

Nate ShelekNateShelek5'10" | LBWheeling Park | 2022StateWV, Wheeling Park, 5’10", 165, DB, JR

Nate’s speed allows him to undercut routes with ease and get in front of the receiver to snatch the ball away. One thing that jumps out from his film is his ability to high point the ball, so no ball is out of his range. Nate was one of five players in the 2020 season to record five interceptions. That was a huge improvement from his 2019 season, when he had two interceptions. At the rate that he is going at, expect big numbers for this upcoming season.

Keynan CookKeynanCook6'3" | WRWoodrow Wilson | 2022StateWV, Woodrow Wilson, 6’3", 175. DB, JR

Standing at a whopping 6’3", no ball is out of reach for Keynan. Being a receiver on the offensive side helps him understand how receivers run their routes and is able to anticipate what they are about to do. In the 2020 season, he recorded four interceptions! The scariest part about him, is that each one

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