Aviante Collins
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Aviante Collins

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Willowridge High School

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 285

Position:
OT

Experience:
2L


2013: Appeared in all 12 games with nine starts ... started the opening three games at left tackle and the final six contests at right tackle.

2012: Started all 13 games as a true freshman ... recognized by CollegeFootballNews.com as All-Freshman Team honorable mention ... was the starting right tackle for 10 games and started three at left tackle ... paved the way for TCU to accumulate 1,977 yards rushing and 13 rushing touchdowns ... TCU had three runners with at least 417 yards rushing ... helped TCU control the ball as it led the Big 12 in time of possession and ranked eighth nationally at 32:44 minutes per game.

High School: A three-star Rivals.com offensive tackle ... ranked as the No. 175 recruit in Texas and the No. 91 offensive tackle in the nation ... a three-year letterman in football who lettered all four years in track and field ... his brother, Lavon, is a sprinter and hurdler for the TCU track and field team ... his father, Bill, is in the TCU Hall of Fame as a legendary sprinter for the Horned Frogs, capturing Southwest Conference titles in the 100 meters in 1974 and 1975 while also winning the 60-yard dash at the 1975 SWC Indoor Championship ... chose TCU over Houston and Arizona State.

Personal: Parents are Bill and Robin Collins ... his father, Bill, is in the TCU Lettermen's Hall of Fame as a legendary sprinter for the Horned Frogs, capturing Southwest Conference titles in the 100 meters in 1974 and 1975 while also winning the 60-yard dash at the 1975 SWC Indoor Championship ... his brother, Lavon, is a sprinter and hurdler for the TCU track and field team ... an arts and science pre-major.


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