Crimson Countdown: Landon Collins 

June, 14, 2013
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During the summer, TideNation will analyze each of the scholarship players on the Alabama roster -- excluding the Tide's 2013 recruiting class -- in our Crimson Countdown series. Starting with No. 1 Dee Hart, we will go through the roster numerically, finishing with No. 99 Brandon Ivory.

No. 26 Landon Collins
Sophomore safety

Expectations for 2013: Nick Saban didn't want to bring Collins along too quickly and give him too much to do as a rookie last season. He said as much at last year's SEC media days, citing what he believed to be an instance where he stunted Mark Barron's growth as a freshman by having him learn multiple positions. Instead, the head coach of the Crimson Tide took the No. 1 safety in the 2012 class and had him learn the defense slowly.

Drive Through: One-On-One With Collins
Adam Rittenberg sits down with junior defensive back Landon Collins to discuss his success this season and his thoughts on Alabama facing Ohio State in the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
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