Ryan’s Sam Collins to be inducted into Abilene Christian Hall of Fame

By Steve Gamel Contributing Writer, Denton Record Chronicle

Sam Collins started a record-setting 46 games at center for Abilene Christian, was a first-team All-American and snared several other high-profile accolades during his decorated college career.

But when Collins, now an assistant coach at Ryan, found out he was being inducted into the ACU Sports Hall of Fame, he insists the news was a complete surprise.

“The guys who have gone in before me, including several of my teammates, were really good football players and high-profile guys,” said Collins, who played at ACU from 2005 to 2009. “I never really saw myself that way.”

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