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First-year tailback getting attention

12/8/2011

Each week ESPNHS will shine the light on a few non-seniors who are emerging as prospects to watch on the recruiting radar. Here is this week's Launching Pad.

RB Alex Collins
South Plantation (Plantation, Fla.)

The South Plantation star tailback's junior year could not have gone any better. The 5-foot-11, 195-pound back led Broward County in rushing with 1,726 yards on 215 carries and scored 27 touchdowns in his first year playing high school football.