Brandon Collins Dominates at East-West Game

The U.S. Army All-American Game in San Antonio was not the only all-star game sporting future Longhorns last week. Seven Texas commits were in Orlando last week to play in the East Meets West All-American Game as well. Brenham wide receiver/defensive back Brandon Collins talked about the experience of playing with his future teammates for the first time.

"That was great," Brandon Collins replied empathically. "I like hanging out with guys like G.J. (Kinne). That was probably the best part. I just enjoyed getting to hang out with the players and getting to know them better."

The 6-foot-0, 170-pound Collins is a great athlete no matter where he lines up on the football field. He may end up playing defensive back at Texas, but he was flat out dominant on the offensive side of the ball during the all-star game. Collins hauled in six passes for 80 yards and a touchdown helping lead the West to a 10-point victory over the East. He talked about playing against some of the best players from around the country.

"It was good. I like playing against people that are as athletic as me. It was really fun," Collins said.

Collins has developed a good relationship with the members of the Texas coaching staff over the past couple of months. He stays in contact with the coaches on a weekly basis.

"Yes, I have talked to Coach Brown and Coach Giles," Collins said. "They write me letters and call every week if they can."

Collins is ranked as a four-star prospect and the number 35 cornerback in the nation by Scout.com. He racked up 1,409 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns during his senior season at Brenham and plans on enrolling at the University of Texas this summer.


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