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Name: Zaven Collins 
College: Tulsa     Number: 23
Height: 6-3   Weight: 260
Position: OLB  Pos2: DE
Class/Draft Year: rJr/2022

40 Low: 4.65
   40 Time: 4.76
  40 High: 4.85
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 Data Scout Notes: 2020: PBednarik...2019: 2ndC

 Zaven Collins, Tulsa, Player News

  11/26/20 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  Another week, another honor for University of Tulsa linebacker Zaven Collins. On Sunday, Collins was selected the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the week, the first Hurricane player to earn the recognition since 2005. A fourth-year junior from Hominy, Collins sealed Tulsa's win against Tulane on Thursday with a 96-yard interception return in the second overtime and recorded a season-high 15 tackles in the game.

Through six games, Collins has 48 tackles, including 10.5 for lost yardage and four sacks along with four interceptions and a forced fumble. He also was the Chuck Bednarik National Defensive Player of the Week in September and the Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week last week. "I'm just going to go ahead and say it: Why is that guy not in the running for the Heisman?" Tulsa coach Philip Montgomery said after the Tulane win. "Tell me someone that has affected more games than that guy. If we want to talk about the best players in college football, in my opinion, he's there. He's a part of it." - Tulsa World


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  11/23/20 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  NOV 23 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Zaven Collins, Tulsa, Jr., LB, Hominy, Okla.,...Collins was also chosen as the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week after his performance in Tulsa's 30-24 double-overtime win against Tulane, keeping the Golden Hurricane unbeaten in conference play. Collins ended the game with a 96-yard interception return for a touchdown in the second overtime period to cap a day in which he had a game-high 15 tackles. Collins, who registered the game-clinching interception for the second consecutive week, is tied for the American Athletic Conference lead with four picks in 2020. - American Athletic Conference Football

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  11/22/20 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  NOV 22 WALTER CAMP NATIONAL FBS DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: ZAVEN COLLINS, TULSA, Redshirt Junior, Linebacker, Hominy, OK/Hominy, Zaven Collins had a game-high 15 tackles (8 solo) and 0.5 tackles for loss, and recorded one interception which he returned 96 yards for a game-winning touchdown in overtime as 25th-ranked Tulsa (5-1) defeated Tulane, 30-24. Tulsa scored 21 points in the 4th quarter and nine more in overtime for the win that moved the Golden Hurricane to 5-0 in American Athletic Conference play. Notes: Zaven Collins is the first Tulsa player to earn Walter Camp National Player of the Week honors since 2004. - The Walter Camp Football Foundation

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  11/19/20 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  Falling behind early is becoming a regular occurrence for Tulsa. So are late-game heroics. Zaven Collins returned an interception 96 yards for a touchdown in the second overtime to give No. 25 Tulsa a 30-24 comeback victory over Tulane on Thursday night. Tulsa (5-1, 5-0 American Athletic Conference) forced overtime when third-string quarterback Brin Davis connected with JuanCarlos Santana for a Hail Mary 37-yard touchdown pass.

Playing its first game as a ranked team since 2008, Tulsa outgained Tulane 522 yards to 302, but turned the ball over three times. The Golden Hurricane trailed 14-0 entering the fourth quarter - the fourth game this season they have overcome a 14-point-or-more deficit to win. Brin entered with 2:09 left in the third quarter after backup Seth Boomer was carted off the field because of a left leg injury. Starter Zach Smith left with a torso injury late in the first quarter. Brin completed 18 of 28 passes for 266 yards and two touchdowns. His 18-yard TD run with 9:17 remaining got Tulsa's comeback started. Corey Taylor II, carrying the ball for the first time in four games, gained 132 yards on 19 carries for the Golden Hurricane. Santana added eight receptions for 138 yards and the game-tying score. - AP College Football


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  11/16/20 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  NOV 16 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE CO-DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Zaven Collins, Tulsa, Jr., LB, Hominy, Okla.,...Collins led a defensive effort that held SMU scoreless in the second half and without a touchdown in the final 44:58, allowing Tulsa to rally for a 28-24 win to keep the Golden Hurricane unbeaten in American Athletic Conference play. Collins had six tackles to go with a sack, two tackles for loss and the clinching interception with 1:29 left on SMU's final possession. Collins leads The American in interceptions per game (0.60) and has three picks and 10.0 tackles for loss in 2020. - American Athletic Conference Football

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  10/26/20 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  OCT 26 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Zaven Collins, Tulsa, Jr., LB, Hominy, Okla.,...Collins led a defense that limited USF to 13 points and 305 total yards in a 42-13 victory against the Bulls. He finished with six tackles, including five solo stops, to go with a forced fumble and a 37-yard interception return for a touchdown. His forced fumble ended a USF drive at the Tulsa 6-yard line just before halftime, while his interception provided a backbreaking score to give the Golden Hurricane a 35-13 second-half lead. - American Athletic Conference Football

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  10/05/20 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  OCT 5 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Zaven Collins, Tulsa, Jr., LB, Hominy, Okla.,...Collins led a Tulsa defense that limited No. 11 UCF, which had averaged 50.0 points in its first two games, to only three second-half points as the Golden Hurricane rallied for a 34-26 win, snapping the Knights' 21-game home winning streak. Collins had a team-high 10 tackles to go with 3.5 tackles for loss, an interception, two pass breakups, a quarterback hurry and a safety that accounted for the Golden Hurricane's first points of the game. Collins has 7.5 tackles for loss through two games and ranks second among NCAA FBS players at 3.8 TFL per game. - American Athletic Conference Football

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  09/21/20 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  SEPT 21 AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE HONOR ROLL: Zaven Collins, Tulsa, Jr., LB,...Had six tackles, with three sacks and four tackles for loss in a 16-7 loss at No. 11 Oklahoma State. - American Athletic Conference Football

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  08/29/20 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  Collins combines effort with skill and the results have been exceptional: 182 tackles over the previous two seasons, including 17.5 for lost yardage and 3.5 sacks, six pass breakups, two fumble recoveries, an interception and a forced fumble. "Not only does he have his God-given gifts and abilities and his work ethic is second to none, he is not going to be outworked. And then at the same time he wants knowledge and he knows he needs knowledge," TU defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Joseph Gillespie said. "You start putting the knowledge and the experience with it, I think his level of play will go through the roof to a whole different degree."

Collins was recruited out of Hominy High School, where he starred at quarterback and safety and won a Class A title as a senior. Gillespie has helped mold Collins into an NFL prospect, opting to keep him at linebacker because of his speed and 6-foot-4, 260-pound frame. "Zaven is a tremendous talent," coach Philip Montgomery said. "He's a guy who can cover a lot of ground. He's a guy that can play multiple positions. He can do a lot of different things for us and I think his future is extremely bright." Heading into his third season as a starter, Collins is TU's top returning tackler and the centerpiece for a defense brimming with potential. - Tulsa World


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  07/17/20 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  2020 PRESEASON BEDNARIK AWARD WATCH LIST: LB Zaven Collins, Tulsa,...A 6'4" junior linebacker from Hominy, Okla., Collins was a second-team American Athletic Conference selection last year after recording 97 tackles, eight TFLs for -27 yards, two sacks and two pass breakups. Collins has played in 24 career games with 22 starts and has totaled 182 tackles and 17.5 TFLs, six pass breakups and two fumble recoveries. A 2018 Freshman All-American as named by USA Today and FWAA, Collins has six double-figure tackle games and two blocked kicks in his career. - Tulsa Football

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  12/10/19 - OLB Zaven CollinsrJr/2022, Tulsa, 6-3, 260 (DS#6 OLB) + More +

  2019 ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES): LB Zaven Collins, Tulsa, So.,...Tulsa's linebacker duo of Edmiston and Collins were 1-2 on the Tulsa roster and also ranked first and third in The American for tackles. A 6'3" senior from Gatesville, Texas, Edmiston became just the third player in school history to record 100+ tackles in three separate seasons as he finished the year with 106 stops, including 3.5 tackles for -9 yards, and added one pass break-up and one forced fumble.

Collins, a sophomore from Hominy (Okla.) High School, tallied 97 tackles and was second on the team behind Gipson for TFLs with 8 for -27 yards. He also had 3 pass break-ups, one fumble recovery and blocked one kick. He had a season-high 13 stops in the Navy game and his 9-tackle, 2-TFL and one-sack performance helped Tulsa capture its win over UCF. In his two seasons, Collins, who was a Freshman All-American in 2018, has totaled 182 tackles, 17.5 TFLs and 6 pass break-ups. - Tulsa Football


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