2010: Was named the 2010-11 Weber
State Male Athlete of the Year and was the Crystal Crest recipient for Male
Athlete of the Year...Was a unanimous selection to the Big Sky All-Conference
First Team, one of seven players in the league to be a unanimous
selection...Earned Third Team All-American honors from The Sports Network and
Phil Steele...Played in all 11 games for the Wildcats during the season...Led the
Big Sky Conference and was eighth in the nation in receiving yards per game at
95.1 and ranked third in the league in receptions per game at 5.5...Was also
tenth in the conference in all-purpose yards at 95.5...Recorded six touchdowns
during the season...Had over 100 receiving yards in four games for the 'Cats,
including a career-high 191 receiving yards and two touchdowns in WSU's win at
NAU...Finished the season with 61 receptions, the ninth most in WSU single-season
history and had 1,046 receiving yards, the 12th most in WSU
2009: ... Second on the team
in receptions with 48 for 455 yards and four touchdowns. ... Had a career
high nine receptions vs. @Northern Colorado, catching two of his four
touchdowns passes in that game. .. Had a career high 83 yards receiving (on
four catches) at home vs. Idaho State which included a career long reception of
45-yards. ... His other two TD catches came vs. @Wyoming and at home vs.
2008: ... Enrolled at WSU in the Spring of 2008 and participated in
Spring practice sessions. ... Caught a 28-yd TD pass from Cameron Higgins
in the Purple/White Spring Intra-Squad game.
JC: ... Played under Coach Mike Rasmussen at Monterey Peninsula JC. ...
Had 10 receptions for 198 yards and three touchdowns in a single game during
the 2007 season.
HIGH SCHOOL: ... Was a high school rival of current WSU teammate,
Mike Phillips. ... Was a two-year starter at Seaside HS.
PERSONAL: ... FULL NAME: Joseph D. Collins. ... BORN: January
11, 1988. ... MAJOR: Criminal
Justice, with focus on Corrections.