Jed Collins and the NFL 'Cocktail Party'

I NEVER EVEN saw the hit; yet hearing it, and experiencing its aftermath, would change me forever.
August 3, 2016

NEWSLINE: A great Q&A between two ol' Cougs

FORMER COUGAR TIGHT END Tony Thompson recently interviewed a former teammate of his and fellow Coug tight end - the New Orleans Saints' Jed Collins. It's a really interesting read and covers a wide range of topics. Among them, Steve Gleason.
February 24, 2015

NFL Cougar Highlights: Week 17

THE NFL REGULAR season concluded on Sunday and so did the year for most of the Washington State alums on league rosters. However, fullback Jed Collins and safety Deone Bucannon will suit up for the first round of playoffs next weekend, despite both of their clubs losing their finales.
December 29, 2014

NFL Cougar Highlights: Week 10

DETROIT LIONS FULLBACK Jed Collins caught two passes for 30 yards on Sunday — an uncharacteristically high tally of hashes for the short-yardage specialist. Better still for the former Washington State standout, the Lions’ victory gave him bragging rights over his former Cougar teammate, Dolphins receiver Brandon Gibson.
November 10, 2014

Some Cougs set, others battling for NFL spots

THERE IS ONLY one more preseason game left until the NFL regular season begins. That's good news for some former Cougs, and bad news for others. See who is still in the mix for a starting job, who is on the verge of being relegated to the bench, or worse, free agency.
August 25, 2014

Coug NFL hopefuls can look to Collins

FOR GRADUATING COUGS like John Fullington and others who aren't seeing their names on the internet gurus' NFL mock draft lists, they only have to look a short distance away on Saturday for inspiration. Jed Collins is the starting fullback for the New Orleans Saints, and his path out of Washington State to the pros is a picture in perseverance.
January 11, 2014

NFL Cougar Highlights: Week Seventeen

THE NEW ORLEANS Saints have been well stocked with Washington State alums over the years—Mark Fields, Brian Forde, Steve Gleason, Scott Peuller and Rueben Mayes come quickly to mind—and the two Cougs currently on the Big Easy roster contributed mightily to that legacy on Sunday.
January 2, 2012