Sonny Collins

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Sonny Collins
No. 41
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1953-01-17) January 17, 1953 (age 65)
Madisonville, Kentucky
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school: Madisonville (KY)
College: Kentucky
NFL Draft: 1976 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 319
Yards per carry: 3.5
Player stats at

Alfred Eugene "Sonny" Collins (born January 17, 1953) is a former American football running back who played in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round of the 1976 NFL draft. He played college football at Kentucky.

College career[edit]

Collins rushed for 3,835 yards with and 26 touchdowns during his college career and was the 1973 SEC Player of the Year.[1][2] In 2012, he was named an SEC Football Legend.[3]