Reggie Collier


High School Career

D’Iberville High School (1976-1979)

• MVP of Mississippi High School All Star Football Game (’79)

• Led D’Iberville to perfect 13-0 record (’79)

 

College Career

University of Southern Mississippi (1979-1982)

• Team Career Record 31-13-2 (Record as Starter 24-8-1)

• Career Stats: Rushing: 2,304 yards 26 TDs; Passing: 3,662 yards 16 TDs

• First player in NCAA history to rush for 1,000 yards and pass for 1,000 yards in a single season (’81)

• Third Team AP All-American (’81, ‘82)

• UPI Honorable Mention All America (’81)

• Lost to Missouri 19-17 in Tangerine Bowl (’81)

• Team Captain (’82)

• Led USM to wins over national powers Florida State & Alabama

• Ended Alabama’s 57-game win streak in Tusaloosa, AL (’82)

• First Team All South Independent (’81, ‘82)

• Blue-Gray Classic (’82)

• Senior Bowl (’83)

 

Professional Career

USFL

• Third Player Selected Overal USFL — Birmingham (’83)

• USFL Career Totals: 358/695 passing for 4,101 yards 20 TDs 35 INT 17 rush TDs

• Birmingham Stallions (1983)

• Washington Federals (1984)

• Orlando Predators (1985)

NFL

• Sixth-round NFL Draft (’83)

• NFL Career Totals: 6 games, 12/22 passing for 206 yards, 3 TDs, 3 INT, 10 rush att for 73 yards, 2 fumbles

• Dallas (1986)

• Pittsburgh (1987)

Arena Football League

• Arena League Career Totals: 149/317 passing for 1,933 yards, 36 TDs, 9 INT, 9 rush TDs

• Orlando Predators (1991)

• Albany Firebirds (1993)

 

Special Recognition

• USM Team of the Century (’00)

• USM Legends Club (’00)

 

Hall of Fame Memberships

• USM Athletic Hall of Fame (2000)

• Independence Bowl Hall of Honor (2004)

• Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (2008)

 

Did You Know?

Reggie Collier finished ninth in the voting for the 1981 Heisman Trophy which was awarded to USC’s Marcus Allen. His coach with the Orlando Renegades in the Arena Football League was current ESPN commentator Lee Corso.

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