ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
79 - John Collins
John Collins
Height: 6-4
Weight: 305
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hull, Mass.
High School: Roxbury Latin
Position: OL
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Mather

At Harvard
2012: Named to Capital One Academic All-District I team ... Unanimous choice All New-England by the New England Football Writers Association ... First team All-Ivy League at left guard ... Second team All-Ivy League by CollegeSportsMadness.com ... Preseason second team All-Ivy League by Phil Steel’s College Football Preview.

2011: Started all 10 games on the offensive line to help Harvard to its 14th Ivy League championship. 

2010: Appeared in eight games and started the first five at right guard ... Made his first career start in the opener against Holy Cross.

2009: Appeared in one game, against Princeton ... Minor H recipient.

Background
At Roxbury Latin:
 Started in three different sports ... Started for four years in football and lacrosse and was a three-year starter in wrestling ... Senior captain of football and wrestling teams ... Unanimous first-team All-Interscholastic, All New-England and All-Independent School League all-star ... Two-time league champion in wrestling ... New England champion as a senior ... All-American honors in wrestling after placing third in the National Prep Championships ... Member of chorus, debate and Recycling/Ecological Awareness clubs ... Spent time over two years as a volunteer in Jamaica with Medicines for Humanities, helping underprivileged communities.

Personal: Enjoys water sports ... Aspires for a career in public service ... father, Walter, is a Super Boat International racer.