Jimmy Collins won all of those aforementioned championships as a rookie Head Coach in 2015. The former Marin Catholic HS (CA), CCSF and Portland State signal caller served on the staff as the QB coach of the San Francisco based school prior to being named to lead his alma mater.
Hundreds of players from the CCSF Rams have signed scholarships with every major conference through the years. Six times Alabama has ventured to the state of California’s largest community college in search of football players - Zac Fletcher (2001), Canary Knight (1997), Connie Brown (1999), Milo Lewis (1998), Miguel Merritt (1997) and Shawn Oglesby (1999).
Bama may have struck gold with Elliot Baker, a top JUCO offensive tackle in the 2017 class. He has a chance to be the best. BamaMag.com met with Collins on the CCSF campus to discuss the 6-7, 300 pound lineman committed to the Tide and the outstanding program associated with 10 JUCO National Championships. CCSF has developed their own “process” of achieving sustained success.