Landon Collins

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Landon Collins is a professional NFL player from the United States. Moreover, Landon Collins plays from the Strong Safety position for the New York Giants of the National Football League.

Early Life

Landon Alexander Collins best known as Landon Collins was born on the 10th of January 1994, in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States of America.

According to his birth date, this NFL player is 28 years old and holds American nationality. He belongs to the African-American ethnicity and has the birth sign Capricorn. And, he believes in Christianity by religion.

He is the son of Thomas collins (father) and April Justin (mother). He grew up with his two siblings, a sister Gerrah Willis and a brother, Gerald Wilis. As a child, he grew up in the Algiers neighborhood.

When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005, he and his family moved to Geismar, Ascension Parish.

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Caption: Landon Collins childhood photo (Source: Instagram)

Education

Regarding his academic career, he went to Dutchtown High School and was a two-sport standout in football and track. This player was an All-American defensive back in football.

Later, he enrolled at the University of Alabama, where he played for the Alabama Crimson Tide. In 2013, he won a BCS National Championship with the Alabama Crimson Tide. he entered the 2015 NFL Draft following his junior season.

Relationship Status

This man is currently engaged to his college girlfriend, Victoria Lowrey. His wife graduated from Alabama University in 2015. The couple has been engaged for about three years and has yet to exchange wedding vows. Aside from his fiancee, he has three children from previous relationships.

Similarly, one of his baby’s mothers, Rosci, accused him of restricting a responsible father’s role. He always decided to remain in the spotlight after the ugly blame to talk about his kids and prior.

Professional Career

Landon Collins began playing professional club football in 2015. Various mock drafts projected him as a high first-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft before to his junior season.

The New York Giants selected him 33rd overall in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. The New York Giants signed him to a four-year, $6.12 million contract on June 19, 2015, with $4.02 million guaranteed and a $2.71 million signing bonus.

He was the only player in LSWA history to be named to the 5A All-State team on both sides of the ball. Collins was named to the 2016 Pro Bowl on December 20, 2016. Collins was named NFC Defensive Player of the Year on January 14, 2017.

On the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018, he was ranked 92nd by his peers. During his offseason in 2018, he stated that he needed surgery on his right forearm. He was a trade rumor during the trade season, but he was not moved at the end. During their 13th week, they defeated the Chicago Bears.

He ended the season with 96 total tackles, four pass breakups, and one forced fumble while appearing in and starting 12 games. He signed a six-year, $84 million contract with the Washington Redskins on March 13, 2019, as an unrestricted free agent for the 2019 season.

Recent Career

Collins had a team-high 12 tackles in Week 2 against the Dallas Cowboys, but the Redskins lost 31-21. Moreover, he had a team-high 12 tackles and one sack against the Miami Dolphins in Week 6 as the Redskins won their first game of the season, 17-16.

For his efforts, this player was selected as NFC defensive player of the week. He switched to his college number #26 before the start of the 2020 season after Adrian Peterson was released, giving Jimmy Moreland his number #20.

Collins recorded his first sack and interception of the season in Week 2 against the Arizona Cardinals.

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Caption: Landon Collins during a game (Source: Instagram)

He tore his Achilles tendon in Week 7 against the Dallas Cowboys and was placed on injured reserve on October 27. Following the injuries to multiple linebackers, Washington decided to move Collins to a hybrid safety linebacker role in October 2021.

In Washington’s 17-15 win over the Seattle Seahawks in Week 12, he caused a turnover on running back Alex Collins. Against Dak Prescott in Week 14’s game against the Dallas Cowboys, Collins had his first interception of the season, as well as two sacks.

Against the Philadelphia Eagles the following week, he had an interception off a ball that bounced off Dallas Goedert’s foot, one pass deflection, and one fumble recovery.

He suffered a foot injury in that game and was placed on injured reserve on December 24. Collins was designated as a post-June 1 release by the organization on March 16, 2022. He rejoined the Giants on October 6, 2022, signing to their practice squad.

Awards

In his NFL career, he has earned several awards and recognitions. First-team All-Pro (2016), 3× Pro Bowl (2016–2018), PFWA All-Rookie Team (2015), BCS national champion (2013), Unanimous All-American (2014), and First-team All-SEC (2014).

Landon Collins – Net Worth 2023

As an NFL player, his net worth is estimated at around $84 million, and his salary is estimated at more than a million.

Body Measurements

This NFL player stands 6 feet tall and weighs around 102 kg. Likewise, he has black hair with black eyes and other information regarding his other body measurement is unknown.

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Caption: Landon Collins during his practice (Source: Instagram)

Landon Collins – Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 487k followers. Likewise, there are more than 139.7k followers and more than 92k followers on Facebook.