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Collins confirms entry into 2008 NFL Draft pool

January 7, 2008


KU junior offensive lineman Anthony Collins confirmed to the Journal-World on Monday that he will skip his senior season and declare for the NFL Draft.

"I'm done with KU," Collins said when reached by cell phone. "I loved every minute of it. I enjoyed my time here. I enjoyed working under coach Mangino. I felt like there was nothing else to prove. I felt like I need to get better at the next level."

Collins said he hopes to be a first- or second-round pick, and is thrilled about joining KU junior Aqib Talib in declaring early for the NFL Draft. He said leaving early wasn't a hard decision for him.

"It's going to be difficult finishing these 18 hours to graduate. And I will do that," Collins said. "But it wasn't really difficult at all. I figured that if it's time to get better, it's time to get better at the next level."

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OnlyTheOne 10 years, 4 months ago

Go out a winner and hope they pick you up for more $$$. Probably the best decision. I wish you well.

coolmarv 10 years, 4 months ago

I assume he is done with school then as well? Is that how it works? I know that's what college sports has came down to and I enjoy watching them, but it still smells a bit.

riverdrifter 10 years, 4 months ago

Good luck, Anthony (name inserted here) and do not return any calls from the Kansas City Chiefs -unless they are talking good money up front. Carl Peterson is a piker and he'll also chisel you. Fair thee well, and be careful out there swimming with the sharks.

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