Virginia Tech Hokies
- Year: Senior
As a Recruit: Collins was recruited from Brooke Point (Stafford, VA) class of 2009. He committed to Virginia Tech on 1/30/2009. He was recruited by Bud Foster .
7/6/2009: J.R. Collins enrollment at Virginia Tech
2/4/2009: J.R. Collins letter of intent to Virginia Tech
1/30/2009: J.R. Collins commitment to Virginia Tech
1/23/2009: J.R. Collins official visit to Virginia Tech
12/12/2008: J.R. Collins official visit to Penn State
12/5/2008: J.R. Collins official visit to Virginia
10/17/2008: J.R. Collins official visit to Boston College
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COLLEGE: 2011: An honorable mention All-ACC selection at defensive end ... Started all 14 games ... Played over 700 snaps on defense and 41 on special teams ... Has 57 tackles, including 9.5 tackles for loss and six sacks, along with an interception and 29 quarterback hurries on the season. 2010: Got his first action with 26 snaps against Boise State … An Iron Hokie in the weight room during the off-season … Moved into a starting end spot in the spring … Also got some reps at tackle … Posted seven tackles, including two sacks and two other tackles behind the line during one scrimmage and blocked a field goal during another … Collected two sacks and forced a fumble during the Maroon-White game. 2009: Redshirted during the fall … Turned in a 365-pound bench press when he arrived in August … Improved to 370 in the bench and had a 420-pound front squat during offseason workouts … Registered a sack in the team’s first spring scrimmage … Added another sack in the final scrimmage … Posted two tackles, including one for a loss in the Maroon-White game.HIGH SCHOOL: Was first-team all-Commonwealth District, all-Northwest Region and Free Lance-Star All-Area his senior year for Coach Jeff Berry … Registered 124 tackles, 16 sacks and 24 tackles for loss in his junior and senior seasons …As a junior, also caught 12 passes for 220 yards and three scores … Named honorable mention All-Met by The Washington Post his final year. PERSONAL: Lanford Lawrence Collins, Jr. … Son of Lanford and Connie Collins … Enrolled in human developement.
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