Illinois Football Recruiting: Arkansas’ Charlie Partridge and Joel Thomas Visit Alex Collins

On January 12th, Arkansas’ defensive line coach Charlie Partridge and running backs coach Joel Thomas visited Alex Collins.

Jan 6, 2012; Dallas, TX, USA; Arkansas Razorbacks mascot leads the team onto the field for the Cotton Bowl against the Kansas State Wildcats at the Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Collins has offers from ten teams. These teams include: Arkansas, Miami (FL), Florida, Florida State, Wisconsin, Ball State, Boston College, Bowling Green, Louisville, and South Florida.

Collins is a 5’11″, 204 pound all purpose running back from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

He played this past season at South Plantation High School.

South Plantation made it into the Class 8A Florida State Playoffs. They lost to Miramar High School, 0-3, in the first round.

The five-star recruit is currently ranked 4th in the state of Florida, 1st among all purpose backs, and 17th nationally among 2013 high school recruits by 247Sports.

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Topics: Alex Collins, Arkansas Razoebacks, Football, Illinois Fighting Illini, Recruiting

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