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Gary Collins

Gary James Collins (born August 20, 1940) is a retired American football end and punter who played for the Cleveland Browns from 1962 to 1971. Born in Williamstown, Pennsylvania, Collins attended Williamstown High School. and was recruited by the University of Maryland. During his three seasons (1959-61) with the Terrapins, he established a number of new school benchmarks, and left his mark on the Atlantic Coast Conference record book as well. In 1961, he finished eighth in number of votes for the Heisman Trophy. The Browns chose Collins with the fourth draft pick in 1962 and immediately made him the starting punter, while also using him as a reserve for veteran receiver Ray Renfro. In 1963, he moved into the starting lineup and led the team with 43 receptions and teamed with quarterback Frank Ryan to pace the league with 13 touchdowns catches. The latter mark broke a team record of nine, established by Dante Lavelli in 1947. The following year, rookie Paul Warfield became Ryan's top receiver, but Collins developed a knack for coming through in the clutch. The first instance came in the season's second game, when he caught a fourth down pass from Ryan to set up a go-ahead touchdown

Gary Collins Busted for DUI -- Again

Gary Collins Busted for DUI -- Again

We've learned Gary Collins -- the former Miss America host and talk show host, has been arrested yet again for DUI.Law enforcement tells TMZ Collins was busted at 9:16 last night by the CHP just… READ MORE >

Gary Collins -- He's Outta There!

Gary Collins -- He's Outta There!

Gary Collins is a free man -- after serving his 96-hour sentence!Collins just signed off from Glendale, Calif. City Jail a few minutes ago. He started serving his hard time -- at the same facility… READ MORE >

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A Week in the Thirty Mile Zone 10/21-10/27

A Week in the Thirty Mile Zone 10/21-10/27

It was all kinds of shakin' this week in the Thirty Mile Zone! Halle looked pretty in berry, TV host Gary Collins got pinched, and Hayden Panettiere caused this question: cottage or not? The third… READ MORE >

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