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Southern Miss starts rebuilding with 2014 signing day

On Wednesday, February 5, the first day high school seniors can sign a National Letter of Intent. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles did a good job of shoring up their most obvious need, offensive linemen. The Golden Eagles were able to land two junior college offensive linemen, Norman Price and Thomas Collins. Price and Collins are currently enrolled and will take part in spring drills...
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss football preview

Todd Monken (Photo credit: Southern Miss Athletics) After a dreadful 0-12 season the Southern Miss Golden Eagles look to “Rise to the Top”. At first glance, their winless 2012 season looked dismal but after a look into the numbers there is reason for hope this season; other than not being able to lose more than 12 games again. Last season, the Golden Eagles lost five games by...
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Jamie Collins’ Ability to Rush Passer, Cover Gives Patriots Much-Needed Versatility at Linebacker

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jamie Collins is an avid fisherman in his free time, but on Friday night he was the Patriots’ prized catch. After passing on their first-round pick on Thursday in favor of better value later on Days 2 and 3, the Patriots made a splash with their first pick of this year’s draft. Collins was a productive and versatile player in his career at Southern Mississippi...
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

In Bill I Trust: Why Jamie Collins is a Great Pick

The draft board is panning out perfectly for the New England Patriots to get someone like Jamar Taylor (CB Boise State) or Tyrann Mathieu (CB LSU) because linebackers, running backs, tight ends are getting taken rapidly as pick #52 approached. I am sitting on the bus on the way to the NESCAC track meet anxiously awaiting the Patriots first draft pick and furiously refreshing my twitter...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots pick LB Jamie Collins in second round

The New England Patriots have chosen outside linebacker Jamie Collins of Southern Mississippi in the second round of the NFL draft. The Patriots took Collins with their first pick and the 52nd overall choice in the draft. They obtained the pick from the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night, trading down and out of the first round. The Patriots also had the 59th pick later in the...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Draft Linebacker Jamie Collins in Second Round of NFL Draft

It took almost a full 24 hours, but the Patriots have finally made their first pick. After trading out of the first round on Thursday night, the Patriots used their first of two picks in the second round to select Southern Mississippi linebacker Jamie Collins. Collins, 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds, was productive during his four-year career with the Golden Eagles, and he capped it off...
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Draft – Southern Mississippi OLB Jamie Collins Scouting Report Profile

The Pittsburgh Steelers had Southern Mississippi outside linebacker Jamie Collins in for a pre draft visit on Tuesday and our scouting buddy Dave-Te' Thomas was nice enough once again to pass along his scouting report profile on him, which you can read below. JAMIE COLLINS Outside Linebacker/Rush Defensive End #8 University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles ...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Draft Prospect Profiles: OLB Jamie Collins – Southern Mississippi

Southern Mississippi linebacker Jamie Collins certainly turned a lot of heads this past week at the NFL combine and he most certainly could be a target of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first three rounds of the draft. Collins, who measured in at 6034, 250 pounds, set a combine broad jump record while in Indianapolis with a leap of 11 feet, 7 inches. If that wasn't enough, he...
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February 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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