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Joel Collier

National Scout

Biography

Joel Collier has assumed the role of national scout, providing more than 25 years of NFL experience to the college scouting department. Entering his fourth season with the Falcons, Collier joined the team after spending five seasons as the assistant general manager for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2009-13. Collier helped the Chiefs complete one of the best turnarounds in NFL history as the club won the AFC West with a 10-6 record in 2010 after going 4-12 in 2009. Working in concert with Falcons Assistant General Manager Scott Pioli, Collier helped identify and select Pro Bowl players such as Eric Berry (3), Justin Houston (2), Dontari Poe, and Dexter McCluster in the NFL Draft. He also spent time during the offseason in 2013 working with Head Coach Andy Reid, helping him draft starters T Eric Fisher and TE Travis Kelce.

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