Ernie Collins named PFL Special Teams Player of the Week
USD: Second-year transfer will compete on defense at cornerback... Appeared in eight games in 2011... Recorded 23 tackles (19 solo) and tied for team lead with five pass break ups... Returned his one interception of the season for an 88-yard touchdown against Western New Mexico... Season-high seven tackles against Morehead State...
Junior College: Played the past two years at Gavilan Junior College in Gilroy, CA...Sophomore year earned All-Conference Honors after tallying 68 tackles and eight interceptions...Freshman year received All-Conference Honors with 51 tackles and five interceptions.
High School: Attended Gilroy High School where he was a varsity letterman in football...Played under Head Coach Rich Hammond.
Personal: Born on February 21, 1990, in San Jose, CA...Parents are Joey and Janet Costa...Chose USD for great education, location and football program...Also recruited by WCU, Sacramento State and Southwestern Oklahoma University...Has three sisters...After USD career, hopes to continue playing football.
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