Player Bio

Nate Collins
DT #98
Height:
6-2
Weight:
296
Age:
26
College:
Virginia
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
14
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 35 13 22 1.5 0 2 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2013 CHI 5 2 14 7 7 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 CHI 9 0 11 6 5 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 JAC 12 0 10 0 10 0.5 0 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2010 JAC 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 CIN W 24-21 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 MIN W 31-30 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @PIT W 40-23 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @DET L 32-40 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 NO L 18-26 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Has appeared in 22 games over three seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2010-11) and Chicago Bears (2012), collecting 23 tackles, 0.5 sack, 1 TFL, 1 pass break up and a fumble recovery.

PRO CAREER: Has appeared in 22 games over three seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars (2010-11) and Chicago Bears (2012), collecting 23 tackles, 0.5 sack, 1 TFL, 1 pass break up and a fumble recovery.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Giants (4/25/10)... Waived by the Giants (9/4/10)... Signed to the Giants practice squad (9/5/10)... Signed by Jacksonville (11/13/10)... Signed a 1-year deal with the Jaguars (7/29/11)... Signed a 1-year contract by Chicago (5/23/12)... Signed a 1-year contract with Bears (3/14/13). SIGNED THROUGH 2013

2012 SEASON: Appeared in 9 games for Chicago, recording 13 tackles and one tackle for loss. GAMES PLAYED-GAMES STARTED: 9-0

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2011 - Appeared in 12 games for Jacksonville, assisting in 10 tackles... Recorded half sack, a fumble recovery and 1 pass break up. 2010 – Appeared in 1 game for the Jaguars, making NFL debut at TEN (12/5).

COLLEGE: Finished collegiate career with 160 tackles (87 solo), 9 sacks, 1 forced fumble and 1 interception… Named first team all-ACC as a senior... Started all 12 games in his final season and totaled 76 tackles, 6 sacks and 10.5 tackles for loss… Played in 12 games as a junior with five starts and finished with 36 tackles… Played in all 13 games as sophomore as reserve NT… Had 31 tackles, 5 tackles for loss and 2 sacks… Appeared in all 12 games as a freshman and produced 17 tackles, 1 sack, 4 tackles for loss and 5 quarterback pressures.

PERSONAL: Attended King & Low-Heywood Thomas High School in Stamford, Conn… Played FB, TB, TE, WR, DT, LB and QB throughout his career… Played DE primarily as a senior but also saw action for four games at QB due to injuries... Also lettered in basketball and baseball… Father, Allen, played basketball at Alaska-Anchorage.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Position Review: Defensive line

    Posted Jan 28, 2014

    Tom Thayer and Larry Mayer review how the defensive line performed in 2013.

  • ITB: Big guys, compact cars - Collins

    Posted Nov 5, 2013

    Anthony Adams takes Nate Collins for a ride in his Ford Fiesta. Collins talks about starting his Young Whales clothing line. Charles Tillman, Tim Jennings and Alshon Jeffery join in on the fun.

  • Highlights: Saints-Bears

    Posted Oct 6, 2013

    Highlights from the Bears 26-18 loss to the undefeated Saints at Soldier Field in week 5.

  • Collins: 'Just trying to do my job'

    Posted Sep 25, 2013

    DT Nate Collins addresses the media after practice on Wednesday to discuss how his role will change after the D-Line lost Melton to a season ending injury.