|35 Blake Collier
2008 JUNIOR SEASON
2007 SOPHOMORE SEASON
Made two tackles including one and a half for loss and his first career sack at Baylor... tallied two tackles and forced his first career fumble in punt coverage against UTEP ... made four tackles (three solo) including half a tackle for loss in the season opener at SMU, appearing on each of the Red Raiders coverage teams and also at weakside linebacker.
2006 FRESHMAN SEASON
A versatile player with tremendous speed who moved up from safety prior to his freshman year ... saw action as a gunner on the punt coverage team, downing a number of kicks deep inside opponents' territory ... showed glimpses of solid open field tackling ability on special teams and also recovered two fumbles in his first collegiate season.
NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL
Northwest High School in Justin, Texas ... Four-Star Recruit (Scout.com) ... Three-Star Recruit (Rivals.com) ... No. 34 overall prospect in Dallas area (Dallas Morning News) ... No. 24 linebacker nationally (Scout.com) ... No. 25 linebacker nationally (Rivals.com) ... No. 62 overall prospect in Texas (Rivals.com) ... aggressive, athletic and quick ... placed first at the Fort Worth NIKE Training Camp among linebackers with a 4.46 ... District 9-4A second team senior season after totaling 72 tackles, three for loss, three forced fumbles, five knockdowns and three interceptions ... rushed nine times for 101 yards and a touchdown and caught 17 passes for 344 yards and two TDs as a running back last season ... first-team all-district as a junior after recording 88 tackles, two sacks and two fumble recoveries ... ran sprints on NHS track team ... received offers from Baylor, Colorado, Houston, Indiana, Kansas, Texas A&M and Tulsa ... High School Coach: Leonard McAngus.
Robert Blake Collier ... born July 8, 1988, in Waco, Texas ... son of Robert Collier and Susan Blackburn ... has a step-brother, two half-brothers and a step-sister ... hobbies include hanging out with friends and having a good time ... prepped in basketball, football, soccer and track at Northwest ... majoring in advertising with a minor in business.