The New York Giants’ Landon Collins is a strong safety who competes in the National Football League. He is 1.83 m tall and weighs 99 kg. While attending Dutchtown High School, he achieved greatness in both football and track. As a defensive back in football, he was an All-American. After completing high school, he enrolled at the University of Alabama where he played NCAA football for the Alabama Crimson Tide.
As a junior, he made each of his fourteen starts, and his 98 tackles ranked first on the team. He decided to join the 2015 NFL Draft following his junior season after being encouraged by the board’s prediction that he might be picked in the first round.
In the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected Collins. As an unrestricted free agent for the 2019 season, he reached an agreement on March 13, 2019, to sign a six-year, $84 million contract with the Washington Redskins. In Week 2’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys, which the Redskins suffered by a score of 31-21, he recorded a team-high 12 tackles. In the season’s sixth week against the Miami Dolphins, he recorded a team-high 12 tackles.
He earned the NFC defensive player of the week award for his work. On October 6, 2022, Collins re-joined the Giants and was added to the practice squad. In the same month, he was elevated from the practice squad in time for the Week 7 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Where Did Landon Collins Attend College And Highschool?
Landon Collins attended Dutchtown High School and the University of Alabama where he played college football for the Alabama Crimson Tide.