Braxton Collins signs with Old Dominion

Published on Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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Braxton Collins signed to play his college football with Old Dominion University.

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Braxton Collins signed to play his college football with Old Dominion University.


Greer High School wide receiver Braxton Collins was among Wednesday’s high school athletes signing during college football’s early signing period.

Collins will play for Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Va.), which competes in Conference USA.

Collins helped Greer to a 13-2 record and a berth in the Class AAAA state championships.

He is a three-star recruit for 247 Sports. Collins played in six games this year due to a broken collarbone. He had 14 catches for 245 yards and four touchdowns. Collins had 67 catches in his career for 991-yards and 16 touchdowns.

Collins has a weighted grade-point average of 4.2 in the International Baccalaureate program.

ODU signed 10 high school players and 13 from junior college.

Among ODU’s signees is freshman quarterback Hayden Wolff from Venice, Fla. Wolff is ranked as the No. 34 pro-style quarterback in the country (completed 189-of-299 passes for 2,684 yards, 30 touchdowns and nine interceptions as a senior. Stone Smartt, a 6-4, 215-pound quarterback from Riverside Community College in Riverside, Calif., is the highest-rated JUCO player. 

“We are beyond excited about this recruiting class. This class brings in immediate competition at all positions, which we needed to get better as a team,” ODU head coach Bobby Wilder said.

“These players have played at a high level of competition and we’re looking for them to come in and be impactful from the minute they step on campus in January,” Wilder said. “I am grateful to the team behind the team that worked tirelessly from coast to coast the past twenty-four days. So many good people at Old Dominion went above and beyond throughout the recruiting process to help make today a special day for Old Dominion football.”  



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