The ISU football team picked up its seventh known verbal commitment when James Collins made his intentions known.
Collins is a 6-foot, 228 pound
"I never talked with the head coach until the day I committed," Collins said. "When I talked to him, I talked to him and another defensive coach on the phone and I talked to the head coach for like 10 minutes."
Last season Collins, who runs a 4.69 40-yard dash, had 79 tackles, two sacks and one interception. His high school has already started two-a-day practices and Collins said he thinks they'll field a good team.
"We were two games away from state last season and the year before we were one game away from state, so hopefully we can go to state this year," Collins said.
Collins has been to
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Collins said he intends to play
"I think I can play the run very well," he said. "I'm a very good run stopper and I can play man, one-on-one and I can stop the pass. I play low to the ground and I think I have good instincts. I just will need to work on the new system, the plays and learning the defense."