Class of 2012

Carson Collins

HometownOmaha, NE
High schoolBurke

Carson Collins is one of three walk-ons from Omaha Burke High School, joining linebacker Mitch McCann and running back Jordan Nelson. Collins joins the Husker program after helping the Bulldogs reach the Class A state championship game as a senior, which marked their first appearance in the title game since 1984. Collins rushed for 1,325 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior, while averaging just under eight yards per carry. A member of the Lincoln Journal Star Super State second team and Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska second team, Collins rushed for 159 yards and three touchdowns in Burke's semifinal game against Omaha Central. Collins chose to walk-on at Nebraska over several FCS and Division II opportunities. He was born on June 27, 1994, and is the son of Amy Collins.


Photo Credit: Jeff Beiermann, The World-Herald

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