| Brandon Collins
|Height / Weight:|
5-11 / 180
· Career statistics
Third-year wide receiver who has played in 19 career games, starting three ... appeared in 12 games, starting the final three of the regular season, in 2008 ... caught 35 passes for 430 yards and three TDs ... played in seven games at receiver and on special teams as a true freshman in 2007 ... earned all-state honors as a wide receiver and safety as a prepster ... averaged 19.1 yards per reception and a TD every 3.4 catches for his prep career ... also earned all-district in basketball and was a regional qualifier in the hurdles and the long jump in track and field.
Appeared in 12 games, starting three ... posted 35 receptions for 430 yards and three TDs ... tallied nine receptions for 185 yards and three TDs in his three starts ... recorded the first reception of his career and finished the game with two catches for 22 yards at UTEP ... notched a 12-yard reception against Rice ... hauled in two passes for 17 yards in a win over Arkansas ... posted a reception at Colorado ... caught three passes for 10 yards versus No. 1 Oklahoma ... tallied six catches for 76 yards, including a 38-yard reception, against No. 11 Missouri ... named the team's Top Contributor, along with fellow WRs Jordan Shipley and Quan Cosby, for his performance against the Tigers ... hauled in two receptions for 20 yards against No. 6 Oklahoma State ... posted two receptions for 25 yards at No. 7 Texas Tech ... caught a career-long 40-yard TD pass, the first TD of his career, in a win against Baylor ... recorded two receptions for 42 yards, including a 36-yard TD, at Kansas ... notched a career-high 103 yards and a TD on six receptions against Texas A&M ... hauled in a career-high seven catches for 60 yards, including first-down conversions of 13 and 14 yards on UT's game-winning drive.
Appeared in seven games at wide receiver and on special teams as a true freshman ... tallied two tackles on special teams.
Coached by Glenn West at Brenham H.S. ... an all-state selection who played at both wide receiver and safety ... a three-sport letterman ... was named second-team 4A all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association at wide receiver as a senior ... an honorable mention 4A all-state selection by The Associated Press ... a three-year letterman who finished his career with 99 receptions for 1,893 yards and 29 TDs ... averaged 19.1 yards per reception and a TD every 3.4 catches for his career ... also posted 14 interceptions (four returned for TDs) on defense during his career ... scored TDs by reception, INT return and punt return during that span ... earned first-team all-district 18-4A on offense, defense and special teams ... also earned first-team All-Greater Houston on offense and defense ... made 60 receptions for 1,073 yards and 15 TDs as a senior ... averaged 17.9 yards per reception ... was the first receiver in school history to reach 1,000 yards receiving in a season ... recorded 43 tackles, eight tackles for loss, two interceptions (one returned for a TD), six pass break ups, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries on defense ... led Brenham to a 11-2 finish and a No. 17 ranking in Texas Football's Top 25 ... earned all-district honors 18-4A at wide receiver and defensive back as a junior ... also tabbed second-team All-Greater Houston ... had 39 receptions for 820 yards and 12 TDs on offense ... also posted five INTs including three returned for TDs ... returned two punts for TDs ... earned all-district honors at cornerback as a sophomore ... posted 50 tackles, 20 PBU and five INTs ... tabbed all-district as a point guard in basketball ... was a regional qualifier in the 110 hurdles, the 300 hurdles and the long jump.
Born in Austin, Texas ... moved immediately to San Angelo ... moved to Bryan when he was eight and then moved to Brenham in the fifth grade ... enrolled in the college of education ... was an honor roll student since his sophomore year ... involved with Future Cubs, mentoring elementary school children ... has been a speaker at local junior high and elementary schools ... mother, Kim, is an assistant coach with the girl's basketball and track and field teams at Brenham H.S. ... father, Darrell, is the head boy's basketball coach at Fort Bend George Bush H.S. ... cousin, Shaud Williams, played running back at Texas Tech (1999-2000) and Alabama (2002-03) and is currently playing for the Buffalo Bills ... enjoys riding horses, hunting and fishing.
THE COLLINS FILE
During pregame, I like to: Get loose
Favorite TV channel: ESPN
Favorite TV show: SportsCenter
I can't believe I watch: Cartoons
Favorite movie: Friday Night Lights
Favorite actor: Omar Epps
Favorite actress: Halle Berry
Sports hero: Shaud Williams
Favorite superheroes: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Favorite music artist: Lil' Wayne
Favorite video game: NCAA Football '08
Favorite cartoon character: Bugs Bunny
Pet: Dog (J-Lo)