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Clarence Collins
Clarence Collins

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

Football (1980-83)

Inducted: 1999

Four-year letterwinner ... compiled 147 receptions, 2,498 yards, and 20 touchdowns ... as a senior, he hauled in 64 receptions for 1,007 yards and 11 touchdowns ... was offensive most valuable player in 1982 and 1983 ... second team Kodak All-American in 1983 ... played for the New Jersey Generals of the now defunct United States Football League after graduating from Illinois State for two seasons ... recorded 67 catches, 1,069, yards, and 8 touchdowns for the Generals ... drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the third round in 1984 ... named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Centennial Team.