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Bruce Collins
Bruce Collins
2011-12 Football
Bruce Collins

2011: Saw action in eight games for Valpo as a junior, making first collegiate start against Morehead State on Oct. 1 ... registered 26 tackles, including 12 solo stops ... had a season-high six tackles against both Franklin (Sept. 3) and Youngstown State (Sept. 10) ... registered a sack against Morehead State ... finished with 3.5 tackles for loss ... intercepted a pass and returned it 74 yards for a touchdown in the season finale at Davidson (Nov. 19).

2010: Appeared in 10 games in a reserve role for the Crusaders as a sophomore ... finished the season with seven total tackles, including four solos ... registered a tackle for loss at Franklin on Sept. 11 ... had 0.5 tackles for loss at Campbell (Nov. 6) ... first collegiate tackle came at Western Illinois (Sept. 2).

2009: Made collegiate debut in the season finale against Morehead State on Nov. 21 ... team’s Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Marist game ... mainly played on the Crusader reserve team.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Rockets ... a two-time First Team All-South Inter-Athletic Association Conference selection ... twice named to the All-Area Team ... led team to a pair of SICA South titles ... also lettered in basketball.

Personal:  Bruce is the son of Bruce Collins and Bessie Hamb ... majors are sociology and criminology ... born Dec. 18, 1990.