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Nate Collins biography

Date of birth : 1987-12-17
Date of death : -
Birthplace : White Plains, New York
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-17
Credited as : Football player NFL, Defensive tackle for the Jaguars, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Nate Collins is an American football defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.

Originally signed by the New York Giants as a rookie free agent on 4/25/10 … Waived on 9/4/10 … Signed to New York Giants practice squad on 9/6/10 … Signed by Jacksonville to active roster on 11/13/10.

Spent the first nine weeks of the 2010 season on the Giants practice squad before being signed to the Jaguars active roster on Nov. 13 … Was originally signed as an undrafted rookie by the Giants and spent the preseason with the club before being waived on final cuts … Was teammate of Jaguars 2009 first-round pick Eugene Monroe at Virginia.

COLLEGE

Finished collegiate career with 160 tackles (87 solo), nine sacks, one forced fumble and one interception … Named first-team All-ACC as a senior and was twice named ACC Defensive Player of the Week … Had career-high 16 tackles vs. Georgia Tech … Registered nine tackles and returned an interception 32 yards for a TD vs. Maryland … Started all 12 games in his final season and totaled 76 tackles, six sacks and 10.5 tackles for loss … Played in 12 games as a junior with five starts and finished with 36 tackles … Played in all 13 games as sophomore as reserve NT … Had 31 tackles, five tackles for loss and two sacks … Recorded a sack for a safety in the first quarter vs. Texas Tech in the Gator Bowl … Appeared in all 12 games as a freshman and produced 17 tackles, one sack, four tackles for loss and five quarterback pressures … Majored in psychology.

PERSONAL

Single … Attended King & Low-Heywood Thomas High School in Stamford, Conn. … Played FB, TB, TE, WR, DT, LB and QB throughout his career … Played DE primarily as a senior but also saw action for four games at QB due to injuries … Finished with 86 tackles and 10 sacks, had 676 yards on 66 carries with 10 TDs, completed 13 of 40 passes for 140 yards and two TDs and caught 18 passes for 202 yards and 8 TDs … Also lettered in basketball and baseball … Father, Allen, played basketball at Alaska-Anchorage from 1979-80 … Sister, Alisha, played basketball at Stonehill College in Massachusetts … Born in White Plains, N.Y. … Full name: Nathaniel Allen Collins.

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