La'el Collins

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La'el Collins
No. 71 Dallas Cowboys
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-07-26) July 26, 1993 (age 22)
Place of birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school: Baton Rouge (LA) Redemptorist
College: Louisiana State
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at

La'el Collins (born July 26, 1993) is an American football guard for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU.

Early life[edit]

A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Collins attended Redemptorist High School, where he was an All-American offensive lineman.

College career[edit]

Collins played college football at Louisiana State University (LSU) from 2011 to 2014.[1]

Collins played in seven games for LSU in 2012, and was named to's Freshman All-American team.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Regarded as a top prospect in the 2015 NFL Draft and a likely first round pick, Collins went undrafted after he was scheduled to talk to police after the draft about the shooting death of a pregnant woman Collins previously had a relationship with.[3][4][5] Collins was not considered a suspect in the shooting.[6]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 305 lb 5.12 s 1.87 s 3.04 s 4.63 s 7.70 s 27 in 9 ft 0 in 21 reps
All values from NFL Combine[7]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On May 7, 2015, the Dallas Cowboys signed Collins to a 3-year contract.[8]


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