68  Tom Collins
Tom  Collins
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Williamstown, W.Va.

High School:
Williamstown

Last College:
Bethany

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 281

Position:
OL

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R-JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played in 12 of 14 games, including final 11 (missing Miami of Ohio and Ohio) … Had work on offensive line in 10 games, with 138 snaps, with three knockdowns … Backup primarily at guard, but considered among most versatile of Herd offensive linemen … Played 68 snaps at right guard in win at UAB (Nov. 22) … Placed on scholarship prior to August camp.

R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Did not play as third-year walk-on … Was No. 3 left tackle behind seniors Garrett Scott and Gage Niemeyer … Missed spring practice following shoulder surgery.

R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Did not play as defensive lineman … Moved to offensive line in spring of 2013.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011 at Bethany College): Played defensive line for Division III Bethany in state’s northern panhandle, then transferred to Marshall as walk-on for 2012.

HERD FILE: Born May 26, 1993 … Majoring in Exercise Science at MU … At Williamstown High School, won 2011 Group AA-A West Virginia state wrestling title at 285 pounds (heavyweight), with 2-0 decision over Hobart Delph of Berkeley Springs … Played for 2008 West Virginia Class A state football championship team at Williamstown.