Oregon State’s Seth Collins not transferring, will move to receiver

Monday April 11th, 2016

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Seth Collins will not transfer from Oregon State and will instead rejoin the team and transition from quarterback to wide receiver, the school announced Monday

Collins, who started seven games last season, announced in January that he would transfer to Northern Illinois. After injuring his knee in October, Collins missed four games and saw time at running back and receiver upon his return. 

Collins, a rising sophomore, had eight rushing touchdowns and six passing touchdowns last season. He had 936 yards passing and 580 yards rushing. 

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“I’m very humbled that my teammates and coaches have provided me the opportunity to rejoin the team,” Collins said in a statement. “Coach [Gary] Andersen did not always agree with the direction that I was headed during this process, but was always there to talk and support me as a person first. I’ve grown tremendously as a person since I arrived in Corvallis and I can’t wait to put on the pads and represent Beaver Nation the best way possible.”

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