athletes in my family: Bo Tillman, Marcus Tillman, Josh Tillman
Ranked Player in Mississippi
Name: Jamie Collins
School: Franklin County
Vitals: 6' 3", 210, 4.6 (275 bench)
Date of Birth: October 10, 1989
School Position: QB
Projected Position: S
Football Season: 2, 400 rushing, 2, 200 passing, 40 TD's in last two
years as starting QB. Led team to state championship in 2006 and the state championship
game in 2007.
Why Top 40 in Football: "I put
a lot of work into being good. I play the best on the field. I run the ball well,
and I catch the ball well."
Colleges interested in Collins:
Michigan, Auburn, Tennessee, Ole Miss Alabama, Tulane, Oregon
at Spring practice: Tulane, alcorn, Ole Miss, MSU, and Alabama
Calls: Michigan, MSU, Ole Miss, and Auburn
USM, Auburn, Ole Miss, Alcorn State
Closest to offering: MSU
top school: Auburn, Michigan, and USM
like their colors and their style of play."
like Coach Hopson and their playbook."
USM: "I like their
Jr Days/Spring games: None
MSU and Auburn
Tell us something nobody else knows: "My
parents died when I was young. I live with my sister. I live in a rough neighborhood.
I live a rough life. Its tough over here, but I keep my head between the lines
because I do not want to follow in these people's footsteps. I want to make it
out of here a live, with a college education, and raise some young ones the right
Nickname - Easy J
Best Player faced: Dennis Thames
If not Jamie Collins, who'll be Mr. Football for 2008: Dennis
Game I'm most anticipating: Jefferson County
college team growing up: Georgia
Favorite college football player:
Favorite pro football player: Vince Young
Pro Team: Indy Colts
Favorite Food: Pepperoni Pizza
Movie: Boad Boys 1 & 11
In my CD Player: Lil' Wayne
hype song: YoGocci
Biggest Influences: Brother
Biggest Fear: "Rehurting my back. I had a bunch
of back problems, muscle problems, but it is all OK now."
Sport: Basketball (averaged 23 points this year)
Game: Killer Instinct Gold
First thing if I sign pro contract:
"Buy my sister a house"
Dream date: Angelina Jolie
3.2 GPA / Not taken the ACT test
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