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Jalen Collins
CB #32
Height:
6-1
Weight:
203
College:
LSU
Hometown:
Kansas City, MO
Experience:
3
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 24 48 45 3 0 0 10 2 0 37 -- 37
2016 ATL 8 31 28 3 0 -- 10 2 0 37 18.5 37
2015 ATL 16 17 17 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Selected by the Falcons in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

2016 (Falcons)

Played in eight games with six starts, posting 28 tackles (25 solo), two tackles for loss, two interceptions, and 10 passes defensed.

Saw his most extensive action against Arizona (11/28). Led the team with six total tackles, one tackle for loss and three passes defensed.

Recored his first career interception at Carolina (12/24). Picked off QB Cam Newton inside the final two minutes of the first half.

Notched his second interception in as many weeks, picking off Drew Brees in the regular season finale against New Orleans (1/1). Added five tackles and three passes defensed in the win.
TRANSACTIONS

Selected by the Falcons in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

2016 (Falcons)

Played in eight games with six starts, posting 28 tackles (25 solo), two tackles for loss, two interceptions, and 10 passes defensed.

Saw his most extensive action against Arizona (11/28). Led the team with six total tackles, one tackle for loss and three passes defensed.

Recored his first career interception at Carolina (12/24). Picked off QB Cam Newton inside the final two minutes of the first half.

Notched his second interception in as many weeks, picking off Drew Brees in the regular season finale against New Orleans (1/1). Added five tackles and three passes defensed in the win.

CAREER

In two seasons, has seen action in 24 games with eight starts while totaling 40 tackles (three solo), two interceptions, two tackles for loss and 10 passes defensed.

Played in all 16 games with two starts in 2015, posting 12 tackles and five special teams tackles.

Made his NFL debut, posting two tackles against Philadelphia (9/14).

Made his first career start at Tennessee (10/25).

COLLEGE

Played in 39 games, with 10 starts, in three years for the LSU Tigers. Finished his career with 90 total tackles (58 solo), 17 passes defensed and three interceptions.

During his final year at LSU in 2014, he played all 13 games, with seven starts. He tallied 38 total tackles (28 solo), nine passes defensed and one interception.

In 2013, he played in all 13 games with two starts.He finished the season with 22 tackles (15 solo) and two passes defensed during his redshirt-sophomore year.

During his redshirt-freshman year, he received freshman All-SEC honors by appearing in all 13 games with only one start, and finishing his season with 30 total tackles (15 solo), six passes defensed and two interceptions.

PERSONAL

He was a blue chip defensive back out of Olive Branch High School in Mississippi, and was rated a 4-star prospect by rivals.com and a 3-star by espn.com.

He was named to the Mississippi 6A first team all-state by the Mississippi Association of Coaches. Also named to the first team all-state by the Clarion Ledger.

He recorded 45 total tackles, three interceptions and two blocked field goals during his senior season in high school.

His parents are Valencia Collins and Jon Wallace. Has three siblings and majored in sports administration at LSU.

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