Ravens release back Alex Collins after arrest

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

The Baltimore Ravens have released running back Alex Collins. He was involved in an accident on Friday morning, as we previously reported. 

Collins was in a car that reportedly hit a tree before 7 am on Friday. Following the accident, the authorities arrived and took him into custody. 

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Alex Collins rushing the ball against the Tennessee Titans
Alex Collins rushing the ball against the Tennessee Titans (Getty Images)

The authorities have not released details on his arrest. However, according to the Baltimore Sun, Collins was in the vehicle that crashed into a tree on Dolfield Road at approx. 6:48 am. 

The police have not said whether Collins was the driver, or the passenger at the time. 

The 24-year-old Fort Lauderdale, Florida native was the Seattle Seahawks fifth-round draft pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. He has spent the last two seasons with the Ravens after playing one season with the Seahawks.

 Collins had 114 carries for 411 yards and seven touchdowns in 10 starts this past season. He also had 15 receptions for 105 yards and a touchdown.

 In Baltimore, he appeared in 25 games with 22 starts. He had 326 carries for 1,384 yards and 13 touchdowns. He also had 38 receptions for 292 yards and one touchdown.  

In his lone season in Seattle, he appeared in 11 games with zero starts. He had 31 carries for 125 yards and a touchdown. He also had 11 receptions for 84 yards. 

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