University of Iowa Athletics
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#55 Marcus Collins

Height 6-0
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Yeadon, Pa.
High School Monsignor Bonner

Hawk Item – – One of 10 true freshmen to see action in 2011.

2012 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2012 – – saw action in seven games, recording three assisted tackles . . . saw action on special teams in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 9-6 loss to Iowa State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 31-13 win over Minnesota due to injury . . . did not see action in 19-16 win at Michigan State due to injury . . . returned to action in 38-14 loss to Penn State, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 28-17 loss at Northwestern . . . did not see action in 24-21 loss at Indiana . . . saw action in 27-24 loss to Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 42-17 loss at Michigan, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 13-7 loss to Nebraska.

2011 Honors – – Team Leader Award, Defense. 2011 – – Saw action in 10 games, recording four solo tackles and four assists . . . saw first action of career in 34-9 opening win over Tennessee Tech, recording two solo tackles and one assist . . . saw action in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 13-3 loss at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 41-31 win over Northwestern, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 45-24 win over Indiana, recording one solo stop and one assist . . . saw action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan . . . did not see action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State . . . saw action in 31-21 win at Purdue as defense allowed just 282 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska . . . saw action in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma as defense allowed just 275 yards total offense, but had no statistics.

High school honors – – Named Best Defensive Player in Philadelphia Catholic League as a senior . . . second team all-state as a senior . . . Earned first team all-Catholic League and first team all-County as a senior . . . Career – – earned three letters in football as outside linebacker . . . recorded 87 tackles as a senior, including 15 QB sacks, in helping team advance to state playoffs . . . also had three forced fumbles and two interceptions . . . collected 30 tackles as a junior and 25 stops as a sophomore . . . also earned four letters in track and three in wrestling . . . district wrestling champion as a junior.

Personal – – Born 9/18/92 . . . economics major . . . parents are Allison Collins and Lorenzo Reeves . . . high school coach was Tom Oropeza.