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Andre Pierre Collins (born May 4, 1968) is a former American football outside linebacker who played ten seasons in the National Football League. He started in Super Bowl XXVI for the Washington Redskins. Collins currently serves as Director of Retired Players for the National Football League Players Association, where he works to ensure retirees make successful post-football transitions.[1]

Andre Collins
No. 55, 52, 53
Position:Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1968-05-04) May 4, 1968 (age 51)
Riverside, New Jersey
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school:Cinnaminson (NJ)
College:Penn State
NFL Draft:1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
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A standout inside linebacker at Penn State, Collins was named a 1989 All-American and a Butkus Award finalist. He attended Cinnaminson High School in Cinnaminson Township, New Jersey.[2] Collins was in the first group of inductees to the Cinnaminson High School Athletics Hall of Fame. [3]

Collins earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Policy and Administration from Penn State in 1991.


  1. ^ Andre Collins - Transition Player | NEWS | NFLPLAYERS.COM
  2. ^ Andre Collins profile Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine, Database Football. Accessed July 19, 2007.
  3. ^ "Bengals Linebacker Leads Cinnaminson Hall-of-fame List," 8 Oct 1997, by Beth Onufrak;

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