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Brandon Collins
No. 17     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-21) April 21, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth: Brenham, Texas
Career information
College: Southeastern Louisiana
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*New York Giants ( 2012 2013)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* ArenaBowl champion (XXVIII)
Stats at NFL.com
Receptions     89
Receiving yards     1,091
Receiving TDs     17
Tackles     10.5
Return yards     184
Stats at CFL.ca
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Brandon Collins (born April 21, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Baltimore Brigade of the Arena Football League (AFL).

College careerEdit

Collins played 2 seasons at the University of Texas before transferring to Southeastern Louisiana University. In 2007, Collins played in 7 games as a freshman and had 2 special teams tackles. As a sophomore at Texas in 2008, he played in 12 games with 3 starts and caught 35 passes for 430 yards and 3 touchdowns. He was academically ineligible for the 2009 season. He was kicked of the Texas team when he was arrested for aggravated robbery.[1] In 2011, he caught 61 passes for 746 yards and 5 touchdowns. In his first season at Southeastern Louisiana, Collins played in all 11 games with 8 starts and was second on the team with 56 catches for a team-high 875 yards (15.6-yard avg.) and 4 touchdowns. He also returned 13 punts for 88 yards.

Professional careerEdit

Collins was signed on May 14, 2012 by the New York Giants.[2] On June 24, 2013, Collins was suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2013 regular season for violating the NFL policy and program regarding substances of abuse.[3] On August 25, 2013, he was cut by the Giants.[4]

In 2015, Collins joined the San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League. After making two receptions for 47 yards and a touchdown, Collins was placed on reassignment on June 1, 2015.

On June 2, 2015, Collins was claimed by the Spokane Shock. On June 4, 2015, Collins was traded back to the SaberCats.

With the SaberCats not playing during the 2016 season, Collins was assigned to the Los Angeles KISS.

ReferencesEdit

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