Landon Collins
S #21
Height:
6-0
Weight:
225
Age:
23
College:
Alabama
Hometown:
Geismar, LA
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
125
SCK
4.0
FF
0
INT
5

Biography

CAREER NOTES:
-    Collins played in 41 games with 23 starts at Alabama…Career totals included 190 tackles (120 solo), 8.5 stops for losses of 22 yards, 4 fumble recoveries, 5 interceptions he returned for 103 yards, 13 yards on a blocked punt return and 55 yards on 3 kickoff returns…Also deflected 13 passes and forced 3 fumbles.

CAREER NOTES:
-    Collins played in 41 games with 23 starts at Alabama…Career totals included 190 tackles (120 solo), 8.5 stops for losses of 22 yards, 4 fumble recoveries, 5 interceptions he returned for 103 yards, 13 yards on a blocked punt return and 55 yards on 3 kickoff returns…Also deflected 13 passes and forced 3 fumbles.

2014:
-    Collins was named an unanimous 1st-team All-America (The NFL Draft Report, Walter Camp, Football Writers Association, American Football Coaches Association, AP and Sporting News)...Led the nation’s 6th-ranked scoring defense (18.4 points per game)…First-team All-SEC selection by the AP and league coaches…Finalist for the Jim Thorpe and Nagurski awards, as well as the Lott Trophy…Started all 14 games at strong safety and led the team with 103 tackles (60 solo), including 4.5 stops for losses of 15 yards… Collins was just the 9th defensive back to lead the Tide in tackles during a season…His 103 stops broke the school position record of 94 tackles by Rashad Johnson in 2007…Recovered 2 fumbles and forced 1…Deflected 7 passes and led the Tide with 3 interceptions for 14 yards in returns…Also returned 3 kickoffs for 55 yards.
-    Had a team-high 11 tackles (4 solo) vs. West Virginia and helped the Tide defense limit the Mountaineers to just 28 yards rushing…Earned Defensive Player of the Week honors from the coaching staff…Recorded 4 tackles (2 solo) vs. Florida Atlantic)…Registered a career-best 12 tackles (6 solo) vs. Southern Mississippi…Tallied 5 tackles (2 solo) vs. Florida and also picked off his 1st pass of the season, returning it 12 yards...Posted 6 tackles (2 solo) vs. Mississippi…Had 8 tackles (3 solo) and a 4th-quarter, game-clinching  interception vs. Arkansas…Recorded 4 tackles (3 solo) vs. Texas A&M…Registered 4 solo tackles vs. Tennessee…Totaled 7 tackles (5 solo) vs. LSU… Finished with 7 tackles (4 solo) and his 3rd pick of the season secured a win vs. Mississippi…Recorded a team-high 7 tackles (4 solo) vs. Western Carolina…Had 9 tackles (6 solo) vs. Auburn…Credited with 7 tackles (6 solo) in SEC Championship Game vs. Missouri…Closed out his career with 12 tackles (9 solo) and a fumble recovery vs, Ohio State.

2013:
-    Played in 13 games with 9 starts – 6 at strong safety and 3 at dime back…Became the starting strong safety after Vinnie Sunseri suffered an injury...Named 2nd- team All-SEC by the Associated Press…Finished 2nd on the team with 70 tackles (52 solo), 2 fumble recoveries, 2 forced fumbles and 10 special teams tackles…Intercepted 2 passes, including 1 he returned 89 yards for a touchdown vs. Tennessee, the 5th-longest  runback in school history…Also contributed 6 tackles (5 solo) and a forced fumble in that game and was named SEC Defensive Player of the Week…Had 9 tackles (7 solo) and an interception vs. Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl.

2012:
-    Collins played as a reserve in all 14 games, recording 17 tackles (8 solo) and blocking a punt that he advanced 13 yards…Tied for the team lead with 10 special teams tackles, including 9 on kickoff coverage...Started on the kickoff and punt coverage units on and saw reserve action at safety.

HIGH SCHOOL:
-    Collins attended Dutchtown High School in Geismar, La., where he was a 2-sport star in football and track…In football, he was an All-America defensive back…As a sophomore, he had 26 tackles with 1.5 sacks, 1interception and 1 fumble recovery…In his junior season, Collins posted 102 tackles and intercepted 4 passes and earned a Class 5A All-State selection by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association…The Dutchtown Griffins went unbeaten through the regular season and entered the playoffs as the top seed, only to be upset 29–14 by New Iberia Westgate in the Class 5A quarterfinals…As a senior, Collins rushed for 1,218 yards and 21 touchdowns while averaging 13.7 yards-per-carry…In the defensive backfield, he had 34 tackles with 4 interceptions, returning 2 for touchdowns…Collins became the first player in LSWA history to earn 5A All-State honors on both sides of the ball. He led the Griffins to their 2nd straight 10-0 regular season and District 5-5A title…Collins earned All-America honors by Parade and USA Today…Was also a standout track-&-field athlete and regarded as one of the state's top sprinters…At the 2011 Josten's Invitational, Collins ran the 2nd leg on the 4x100m squad, helping lead them to victory and setting a new school record at 41.10 seconds…Won the 100-meter dash at the 2012 Episcopal 4-Way Championships, with a personal-best time of 10.28 seconds…Also posted a career-best time of 21.60 seconds in the 200-meter dash at the 2012 Josten's Invitational, where he placed first…At the LHSAA Class 5A State Championships, Collins ran the second leg on the 4x200m squad, helping them claim the state title with a time of 1:25.40 minutes.

PERSONAL:
-    Sports Studies major…Son of April Justin…Born in New Orleans, Louisiana…Resides in Geismar, Louisiana.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 237 184 53 4.0 0 22 6 72 -- 44 1 1 1
2016 NYG 16 16 125 100 25 4.0 0 13 5 72 14.4 44 1 0 1
2015 NYG 16 16 112 84 28 0.0 -- 9 1 0 -- 0 0 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @DAL W 20-19 6 6 0 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 NO W 16-13 6 5 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 WAS L 27-29 8 5 3 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @MIN L 10-24 10 9 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @GB L 16-23 7 6 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 BAL W 27-23 12 10 2 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @LA W 17-10 8 8 0 0.0 0 2 2 62 31 44 1 0 --
9 PHI W 28-23 12 6 6 1.0 -- 1 1 7 7 7 0 0 --
10 CIN W 21-20 5 5 0 0.0 -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
11 CHI W 22-16 6 6 0 0.0 -- 3 1 3 3 3 0 0 --
12 @CLE W 27-13 7 6 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @PIT L 14-24 7 4 3 0.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 DAL W 10-7 6 4 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
15 DET W 17-6 8 7 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @PHI L 19-24 9 9 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @WAS W 19-10 8 4 4 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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