Arkansas announces RB Collins at 23rd signee

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema has announced Florida running back

Alex Collins as the 23rd member of his first signing class with the


The 5-foot-11, 207-pound Collins was listed as the No. 13

running back in the country by He verbally committed to

Arkansas on Monday night before canceling a Wednesday news

conference at which he was expected to sign.

Collins did sign Thursday morning, choosing the Razorbacks over

Miami, Florida State, Florida and Wisconsin. He’s the second

running back in Arkansas’ recruiting class, which ranked

as No. 26 in the country.

He’s also the fourth signee for the Razorbacks from Florida, a

recruiting hotbed for Bielema while he was at Wisconsin.