Football player Landon Collins plays strong safety for the National Football League’s New York Giants. A 99 kg man, his height is 1.83 m. While attending Dutchtown High School, he excelled in both football and track. In football, he played defensive back and was an All-American. After completing high school, he enrolled at the University of Alabama and played NCAA football for the Alabama Crimson Tide.
As a junior, he started all fourteen of his games, and with 98 tackles, he had the most on the team. The NFL Draft Advisory Board’s evaluation of him as a potential first-round pick convinced him to declare for the 2015 NFL Draft after his junior season.
Collins was chosen by the New York Giants in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He signed a six-year, $84 million contract with the Washington Redskins on March 13, 2019, as an unrestricted free agent for the upcoming season. In the Redskins’ 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in Week 2, he recorded a team-high 12 tackles. In the sixth week of the season, he made a team-high 12 tackles against the Miami Dolphins.
He earned the title of NFC defensive player of the week as a result of his efforts. On October 6, 2022, Collins returned to the Giants and joined their practice squad. For the Week 7 contest over the Jacksonville Jaguars that same month, he was elevated from the practice squad.
When Was Landon Collins Drafted?
Landon Collins was drafted in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the New York Giants.