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June 5, 2021

Kentucky football has raided the Sun Belt for defensive coaching hires

Adam Luckett 9:00pm June 5, 2021 6/5/21 Comments Disabled

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There are two FBS football conferences within the Southeastern footprint of the United States. One is known as the SEC and plays elite-level football every Saturday. The other is the Sun Belt and is slept on nationally every year. Despite having to play some games on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for program exposure, the Sun Belt…

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June 4, 2021

Chris Collins “champing at the bit” to recruit in the SEC

Nick Roush 11:00pm June 4, 2021 6/4/21

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Mark Stoops went to Atlanta to find his next defensive backs coach. He successfully brought Chris Colins from Georgia State to Lexington, acquiring the Panthers’ young recruiting coordinator. After experiencing success in the Sun Belt, Collins is well aware of the step up into the SEC and he’s “champing at the bit” to hit the…

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Meet Chris Collins, Kentucky’s New Defensive Backs Coach

Nick Roush 5:15pm June 4, 2021 6/4/21

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The offseason has been busy for Mark Stoops’ Kentucky football program. There were not one, not two, but FIVE coaching searches, the most recent concluding with the addition of Georgia State defensive backs coach Chris Collins. Steve Clinkscale left an untimely void on Stoops’ staff. Typically, the coaching carousel stops spinning in the early spring…

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Chris Collins excited to join Kentucky football brand

Adam Luckett 3:00pm June 4, 2021 6/4/21 Comments Disabled

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Brand and culture might be the two biggest buzzwords in college football. When building a program, coaches are looking for the right ingredients from a personnel standpoint to make sure that every individual brought into the facility can perform at their peak ability. New defensive backs coach Chris Collins is excited to join a proven…

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June 3, 2021

Kentucky hires Chris Collins as new defensive backs coach

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:35pm June 3, 2021 6/3/21

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Mark Stoops has found his man. Kentucky just announced that Chris Collins has been hired as the new defensive backs coach. Collins comes to Lexington from Georgia State, where he coached the safeties for the past four years and served as recruiting coordinator. He replaces Steve Clinkscale, who took a job at Michigan last month.…

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With Chris Collins on the Kentucky Football staff, it’s time to get back to recruiting

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm June 3, 2021 6/3/21

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Steve Clinkscale is a top-notch recruiter–there is no denying that. Without him spending the last five or so years as the defensive backs coach at Kentucky, the Wildcats very well would have missed out on big-name recruits such as Destin and Keaten Wade, Yusuf Corker, Justin Rogers, Marquan McCall, DeAndre Square, Brandin Echols, and many,…

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Chris Collins could be right fit for the Kentucky secondary

Adam Luckett 2:40pm June 3, 2021 6/3/21

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(Editor’s Note: The following story was published on Friday, May 29, six days before Kentucky announced Chris Collins as the new DB coach. Now that the hire is official, let’s revisit the analysis of Collins as a potential hire. And good call, Bruce Feldman.) On Friday afternoon, The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman reported that Georgia State…

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May 28, 2021

Georgia State’s Chris Collins is the frontrunner to join Mark Stoops’ Kentucky coaching staff

Nick Roush 1:55pm May 28, 2021 5/28/21

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Mark Stoops’ fifth offseason coaching search appears to be nearing a conclusion. Tasked to fill a void in the secondary left by Steve Clinkscale, Kentucky’s head coach initially zeroed in on former UK graduate assistant Jonathan Cooley. After another round of interviews, Georgia State safeties coach and recruiting coordinator Chris Collins has emerged as the…

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