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Landon Collins fulfills promise to Nick Saban by graduating from Alabama

Former Alabama defensive back Landon Collins has accomplished a lot in life, and now he can add something else to that list. Collins has graduated from the University of Alabama, and he has fulfilled that promise to Nick Saban. In a video posted to social media by the official Alabama...
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Former Crimson Tide star Landon Collins graduating from University of Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Former Alabama star Landon Collins is getting another achievement in his career: his diploma. The former All-American announced that he is graduating from the University of Alabama. Collins left Alabama after three years, declaring for the NFL Draft in 2015. Collins has played in the NFL for seven years, for the New York Giants and the Washington Commanders. He has made the Pro Bowl three times, and was named a first team All-Pro in 2016.
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Landon Collins headlines 91 Alabama athletes set to graduate

A few big names are among the 91 Alabama athletes set to graduate this weekend. Former Crimson Tide football star Landon Collins is set to walk seven years after leaving school for the NFL. He’s one of 10 current or former football players set to receive a degree along with Olympic silver medalist swimmer Rhyan White and four individual NCAA champions.

Landon Collins fulfills a promise to Nick Saban in getting his degree

Alabama fans love stories about players who fulfill promises to themselves and Nick Saban. Landon Collins chose the University of Alabama in the 2012 recruiting class from New Orleans, La. He was a successful, hard-hitting safety who assisted the Crimson Tide to two Southeastern Conference Championships (2012, 2014) and a BCS National Championship in 2012. Collins earned Unanimous All-American and first-team All-SEC honors in 2014 for his efforts.

Did Landon Collins foreshadow Commanders reunion on Instagram?

Though the Washington Commanders seemingly had a strong draft, they still have myriad roster holes to address over the next few weeks. Since Ron Rivera took over as head coach and lead personnel decision-maker, the post-draft free agency cycle has been his bread and butter. Last offseason, Charles Leno Jr., Bobby McCain and Ricky Seals-Jones were all had in May.

Landon Collins appears to hint interest in returning to Commanders

Following the NFL Draft and free agency, the rather new position Buffalo Nickel remains a need for the Washington Commanders. The role hasn’t particularly been addressed since the team released veteran safety Landon Collins with a post-June 1 designation. As he remains available in free agency, momentum has brewed...
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Report: Julio Jones to be Released by Titans: Landon Collins Released by Washington

According to reports, the Tennessee Titans are set to released former Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones. Dianna Russini of ESPN broke the initial story. Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated confirmed that that Jones carries a post-June 1 designation, per source. This story will be updated. Landon Collins Released. In a...
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Landon Collins: Released without injury tag

Collins (foot) was released without an injury designation Wednesday, Zach Selby of the Commanders' official site reports. Collins, who is designated as a post-June 1 cut, will enter free agency at full health after having missed the last three games of the 2021 season due to a foot injury. The 28-year-old's release saves Washington roughly $6.5 million in cap space. After transitioning to a hybrid linebacker/safety role last season, Collins will now need to seek out an opportunity with another franchise.
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Landon Collins: Let go by Washington

Collins (foot) was released by Washington on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reprots. As expected, Collins will head to free agency after the two sides were unable to agree on a restructured contract. After the acquisition of Carson Wentz, Washington needed to free up cap space before the new league started, and Collins' release saves them roughly $6.5 million with $9.6 million in dead money. The 28-year-old, who transitioned to a hybrid linebacker role in 2021, will likely garner plenty of interest on the open market.

3 potential landing spots for Landon Collins after Commanders release

After trading for Carson Wentz, the Washington Commanders are forced into performing financial gymnastics. It comes with the territory of trading for a veteran starter with years of experience under his belt, but it now puts Washington in a bind on the cap front, as they went from boasting $33 million in cap space to just $5 million.