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#32 Jalen Collins
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
Hometown: Olive Branch, Miss.
High School: Olive Branch HS
Major: Undecided
Born: 03/20/1993
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Jalen Collins Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/11/2013

2012 Freshman All-SEC (Coaches)

Goes into 2013 as a player who will be counted on to get the bulk of the snaps at cornerback … Played in 13 games with one start as a redshirt freshman in 2012 … Finished season with 30 tackles, six pass breakups and a pair of interceptions … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2011 … Saw action at cornerback and nickel back in 2012 … Good cover skills … Has a nose for the football … Understands the John Chavis defensive philosophy.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Appeared in 13 games with one start … Started in road win over Texas A&M … Registered 30 tackles, six pass breakups and a pair of interceptions … Ranked third on team in pass breakups … Didn’t disappoint in his only start of season against Texas A&M as he responded with five tackles, one pass breakup and an interception the 24-19 win over the Aggies … Intercepted other pass in win over Ole Miss … Had two pass breakups vs. Idaho and Mississippi State … Added a career-high six tackles in win over Mississippi State … His two pass breakups vs. Idaho resulted in balls that were intercepted by safety Ronald Martin.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2011.

HIGH SCHOOL
A blue chip defensive back from the state of Mississippi ... ESPN.com recruiting services said he as a high upside with great height, range and skills to play cornerback at the college level ... Rated a 4-star prospect by Rivals.com and a 3-star by Scout.com and ESPN.com ... A member of Rivals.com Top 250 ... Rated the No. 249 prospect nationally and as the No. 22 cornerback by Rivals.com ... Ranked No. 85 in the Press-Register Super Southeast120 ... Named to the Mississippi 6A First Team All-State by the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Named to the first team All-State by the Clarion Ledger ... Selected to play in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic ... Recorded 45 tackles, three interceptions and two blocked field goals his senior season ... Coached by Scott Samsel.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jalen Carnell Collins ... Parents are Valencia Collins and Jon Wallace ... Born March 20, 1993, in Kansas City, Mo. ... Has three siblings - Maurice, Brandon, and Jamil … Majoring in general studies.

CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 6 vs. Mississippi State, 2012
PBUs: 2, twice (Last: vs. Mississippi State, 2012; First: vs. Idaho, 2012)
Interceptions: 1, twice (Last: vs. Ole Miss, 2012; First: at Texas A&M, 2012) 

COLLINS’ CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2011
Redshirt Season
2012
13-1
15
15
30
0-0
0-0
6
0
2-9
0
0-0
2013                      
Totals
13-1
15
15
30
0-0
0-0
6
0
2-9
0
0-0
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