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Slash Collins is turning heads again -- at TE

JED COLLINS

PULLMAN – Palouse partisans borrowed the old Kordell Stewart nickname "Slash" two years ago and bestowed it upon multi-dimensional true freshman Jed Collins after he took the wood to Idaho playing linebacker, fullback and special teams. Today, the junior-to-be from Mission Viejo is playing still another position – tight end – and turning heads again. With Cody Boyd and Jesse Taylor on the sidelines this spring with injuries, his emergence is a welcome development.

The 6-2, 250-pound Collins made a number of nice plays in the Cougars' first scrimmage of the spring Saturday, including a 12-yard, shoe-string catch that was the offensive play of the day. "He's a guy were going to take a serious look at," says WSU tight ends coach Greg Peterson. "He's a football player – tough and physical. You can win a lot of football games with players him. Jed can line up at...

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