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Kiilsgaard Crosses Back

Kellen Kiilsgaard back on offense

If there were any Stanford fans sad to see Kellen Kiilsgaard leave the offensive side of the ball before starting his first practice on The Farm, then Wednesday brought welcome news. The 6'2" freshman was moved from safety back to the offense, though not at quarterback. Read on to see which positions Kiilsgaard played Wednesday and how/why the surprise move came about.

Scarcely a month ago, incoming freshman Kellen Kiilsgaard took a quick trip down to Stanford to get a lay of the land and to help his acclimation with his teammates.  After he left, the prep All-American quarterback called Cardinal head coach Jim Harbaugh and asked if he could switch to defense and help the team safety.  Kiilsgaard was a highly recruited and regarded two-way athlete in high...

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