Alex Collins is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks know all about Alex Collins Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife and More in this article.
Alex Collins Wiki
|Birthdate ( Age)||26 August 1994|
|Place of Birth||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Parents||Johnny Collins, Jr., Andrea McDonald|
|Education||South Plantation High School , University of Arkansas|
|Profession||American football running back|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Alex Collins is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Seahawks in the fifth round, 171st overall, of the 2016 NFL Draft. Collins spent two seasons with the Baltimore Ravens in 2017 and 2018 before getting re-signed by Seattle in 2020. He played college football at Arkansas.
Alex Collins Family, Parents
Alex Collins was born on 26th August 1994. He went to South Plantation High School in Florida where he used to be a letterman in football, lacrosse, track, and basketball. He was coached by Doug Gatewood. He was named Broward County Player of the Year as a junior after rushing for 1,786 yards and 28 touchdowns as the Paladins earned seven victories and qualified for the state playoffs.
On signing day, Collins’s mother provided some momentary drama, when she refused to sign the National Letter of Intent (LOI) for him to attend school at Arkansas, and then ran away with the LOI. She wanted Collins to stay close to home and attend the University of Miami. The drama ended the next day when Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema faxed another LOI to Collins, which was signed by his father.
Alex Collins Wife, Is Alex Collins Married
Alex Collins is not Married yet and there is no any information is available on social media about his relationship and dating status.Though he often shares his pictures along with her mother or father.
Alex Collins Net Worth
Alex Collins is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks has an estimaed Net Worth around $3 Million in 2022.
Alex Collins Contract and Salary
Alex Collins signed a 1 year, $9.90 Million contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including an average annual salary of $990,000.
Collins played for the University of Arkansas from 2013 to 2015.He started his career as the first true freshman in SEC history to rush for 300 yards in his first three games.Splitting time with Jonathan Williams, he finished the year with 1,026 rushing yards on 190 carries with four touchdowns.For his play he was named the 2013 SEC Freshman of the Year.
On January 10, 2016, Collins signe an open letter to Arkansas fans announcing his intention to forgo his senior season and enter the 2016 NFL Draft.He was projected to be third round pick and was ranked the third best running back by CBSSports.com prior to the combine.
On May 6, 2016, Collins signed a four-year deal worth $2.2 million overall with a $184,000 bonus.Upon arriving at the Seattle Seahawks’ training camp, Collins began competing with Thomas Rawls, Christine Michael, C. J. Prosise, Zac Brooks, and Troymaine Pope for the role as the starting running back after it was left vacant by the retirement of Marshawn Lynch.
He made his professional regular season debut in the Seattle Seahawks’ Week 2 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams, but had no gain on two carries in their 9–3 loss.The next week, Collins had 12 rushing yards on four carries and made the first two receptions of his career for 19 receiving yards in a 37-18 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. He caught his first career pass from Russell Wilson and gained nine-yards in the first quarter.
Collins competed with Thomas Rawls, Eddie Lacy, Chris Carson, Mike Davis, C. J. Prosise, and J. D. McKissic throughout training camp for the job as starting running back.
On August 30, 2017, it was reported that the Seahawks were fielding trade offers for Collins and cornerback Jeremy Lane. The Seattle Seahawks had no role for Collins after Eddie Lacy, Thomas Rawls, and C. J. Prosise were slated to have the bulk of the carries.
Collins entered the 2018 season slated as the Ravens starting running back. He started 10 games, recording 411 rushing yards and seven touchdowns, along with 15 receptions for 105 yards and one touchdown. He was placed on injured reserve on December 1, 2018 with a foot injury.
On November 4, 2020, Collins was signed to the Seattle Seahawks’ practice squad. He was elevated to the active roster on November 7, November 14, and January 2, 2021, for the team’s weeks 9, 10, and 17 games against the Buffalo Bills, Los Angeles Rams, and San Francisco 49ers, and reverted to the practice squad after each game.
His practice squad contract with the team expired after the season on January 18, 2021.He re-signed with the team on February 24, 2021.Collins has been named an active member of the Seahawks 2021 roster, and is currently listed as the third team running back, after a strong showing in the 2021 pre-season.