After coaching safeties at Georgia State for four seasons, Chris Collins accepted an offer from the University of Kentucky to come coach their defensive backs. Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops spoke incredibly highly of Collins and what he brings to the table.
“Going through the hiring process for this job I talked to several candidates but each time I talked to Chris I came away more and more impressed with him,” Stoops said. “He brings great energy and enthusiasm to the staff on the field and as a recruiter. We are very excited to have him on board.”
As a long-time defensive backs coach himself, coach Stoops knows the job as well as anyone and it seems that he’s made a quality choice in bringing on coach Collins.
"Elite level program, known for developing talent" - @CoachC_Collins on why @UKFootball was the place for him.— BBN Tonight (@BBNTonight) June 4, 2021
See our entire sit down with Chris Collins tomorrow @ 7:30 PM on @LEX18News pic.twitter.com/vbrTSA3Qlh
The more coach Collins talks, the more this sounds like an amazing hire. Can’t wait to see what he can do with a talented defensive backs group this fall.
New defensive backs coach Chris Collins sounds like he's going to fit in great with the @UKFootball staff!— BBN Tonight (@BBNTonight) June 4, 2021
See our entire interview with @CoachC_Collins tomorrow at 7:30 PM on @LEX18News pic.twitter.com/GtYpFWHQcy
You can watch the entire interview tonight at 7:30 PM EDT on Lex18.
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Couldn’t be more proud of @DevinBook. First time in the playoffs, playing against the Lakers...and he comes out with 47 points and 11 rebounds! Most efficient 47 points I’ve ever seen.— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 4, 2021
Devin went into the league as the youngest rookie but with a chip on his shoulder.
The shots he was making last night were simply incredible.
This game was amazing to watch.
We love to hear it.
This seems to be the final piece of the puzzle towards a very solid season.
Welcome to the team, coach Collins.
This guy is purely unstoppable.
How awesome would this be?
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