Collier talks plans before UM, DvB game

Booker T. Washington's Thearon Collier is one of several future Miami Hurricanes at the All-Dade v. All-Broward game on Sunday. Read on to find out what he had to say about the week of practice, meeting his future teamamtes, and former coach Marquis Mosely.

The All-Dade versus All-Broward game is coming up on Sunday. It features some of the best players in the counties. Of them, is Booker T. Washington wide receiver Thearon Collier.

"I'm playing in the All-Dade and Broward game this Sunday," Collier said. "Things are coming along real good, meeting and playing with some players I'll play with at Miami and other players from around the counties."

The amount of talent in the two counties is vast. Many of college football's best prospects come from the area, whether they star at Miami or around the country. Collier believes the talent in the county is paramount to any he has seen.

"There is a lot of talent out here and on this team," Collier said. "We just gotta play together as a team, which is what all of the prospect in the history of Dade had to do. Broward has a lot of talent out there, too."

Since arriving, Collier has been able to meet several of his future Hurricane teammates like Gulliver Prep linebacker Brandon Marti andMiami Northwestern's Brandon Washington.

"We all have a good bond together and many of us are on the same all-star team," Collier said. "Right now, we are just all talking and getting on the same page."

Collier had a bit to say about the recent dismissal of Hurricanes wide receiver coach Marquis Mosely.

"It isn't anything," Collier said. "Mosely and me communicated and we talked a lot about next years team, but he didn't tell me he was leaving. I heard about it from the news and on the internet. But it really didn't matter. We had a coach-player bond. We went over plays, and where I had to be at academically."

Collier discusses his future role with the Hurricanes.

"I have talked to Coach Pannuzzio," Collier said. "He told me about being able to use me as a returner. Miami wants to use me as a slot receiver and on special teams, both on the punt and kick off."

In the spring, Collier has plans of his own before he enters the University in the summer.

"I'm going to be running track, the 100-meter, and I'm going to staying in shape and getting ready to leave."

Collier reports a 2.5 GPA and a 20 on the ACT.

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