2015 NFL Draft: Giants Trade up to 33rd Pick, Select Landon Collins

It took until the 15th pick on Thursday night for a trade to go down. That happened with the first pick on Friday night, as the Tennessee Titans traded the 33rd pick to the New York Giants for three picks, including the 40th overall selection. With that 33rd pick, the Giants made the logical decision to select former Alabama safety Landon Collins. Collins is coming off of a terrific...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Trade Up, Open Round 2 By Drafting Landon Collins

The New York Giants have traded up in the second round, sending the 40th pick and a fourth and seventh round pick to acquire the Tennessee Titans’ 33rd overall selection, the first of Day 2. GM Jerry Reese used the pick to select Alabama safety Landon Collins. Collins registered 103 tackles for the Crimson Tide last year and pulled in three interceptions, though the latter state...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Landon Collins ‘Disappointed’ After Not Being Picked Day 1

Despite being projected as a late first round pick, hard-hitting Alabama safety Landon Collins went unselected on Day 1 of the 2015 NFL Draft. Not surprisingly, Collins tweeted out his feelings on the matter. Want to congratulate all the guys that got drafted last night & also thank the NFL for bringing me out showing me a great time in the Chi. — LANDON COLLINS (@ALLAMERICAN_2...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama football spotlight: Landon Collins

In 2013, Landon Collins, a 5-star recruit on the Alabama football team, stepped up on defense when he replaced HaHa Clinton-Dix due to a suspension, and then again when Vinnie Sunseri sustained a season-ending injury. When Sunseri got injured, the Tide’s defense seemed to be in peril, but Nick Saban moved Collins from special teams to defense, and Collins quickly helped the Tide...
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Landon Collins’ brother Gerald Willis III upsets mother again by picking Florida (Video)

Remember two years ago when five-star high school defensive back recruit Landon Collins committed to Alabama and his mother was incredibly disappointed? Collins is from Louisiana, and his mom is a huge LSU fan. Earlier this week, another one of her sons betrayed her. Gerald Willis III, a top high school defensive end who happens […]
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Landon Collins’ mom April Justin strikes again at UA All-American game

Landon Collins’ mom, April Justin, was back at the 2014 Under Armour All-American game because her second son, Gerald Willis, a 5-star DT recruit out of Louisiana, was playing in the game and picking a school (LSU or Florida). During last year’s event, Justin, who notably appeared upset at her son Landon Collins for picking Alabama over LSU (video below), didn’t appear as angry about...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Collins’ mother reportedly went to his high school to complain to coaches that he chose Arkansas

Alex Collins is expected to finally sign with Arkansas on Thursday, but it sounds like the process has been anything but easy for the five-star running back from South Plantation High School in Florida. Collins’ mother, Andrea McDonald, does not want him leaving home, and she has reportedly made life incredibly difficult for him over the past week. On Wednesday, we shared with you...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas recruit reportedly had letter of intent stolen by mother

Thanks to the mother of five-star running back recruit Alex Collins, we may already have a winner for the craziest story of national signing day. Collins, who played his high school ball in Florida, verbally committed to Arkansas back in February. When he went to fax his letter of intent on Wednesday morning, it was nowhere to be found. That’s because his mother reportedly took his...
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February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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