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Friday Quickies: Chris Collins Edition

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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.

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.

You can watch the entire interview tonight at 7:30 PM EDT on Lex18.

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