Todd Collins (linebacker)

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Todd Collins
No. 54, 59
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1970-05-27) May 27, 1970 (age 44)
Place of birth: New Market, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 248 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school: Dandridge (TN) Jefferson Co.
College: Carson–Newman
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 3 / Pick: 64
Debuted in 1992 for the New England Patriots
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Todd Franklin Collins (born May 27, 1970) is a former National Football League linebacker. He started for the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI, and Super Bowl XXXIV for the Rams.

Collins was also a champion in high school and college, leading Carson-Newman College to the 1989 NAIA National Championship, and Jefferson County High School to the 1987 TSSAA AAA State Championship. Coming out of Jefferson County, Collins was a USA Today High School All American, and received a scholarship to the University of Georgia. After injury problems kept him off of the field, he transferred to the University of Tennessee for one semester, before ending up at Carson Newman.

After a stellar career, he was drafted by the New England Patriots in the 3rd round of the 1992 NFL Draft.

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