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South Plantation RB Collins
chooses his own path

South Florida Sun-Sentinel, by Steve Gorten

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 2/7/2013 7:27:31 PM

Plantation— In the end, South Plantation running back Alex Collins made the decision he felt was best for him, not the one so many in South Florida, most notably his mother, felt he should make. It came down to Arkansas, Miami and Wisconsin, he said, and then Arkansas and Miami, and he picked the Razorbacks, much to the chagrin of Andrea McDonald, whose lawyer Thursday in a statement categorized an extremely happy time for Alex Collins as “a difficult time” for her. “I always wanted to be my own man, make my own decision,”

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Good old mom even brought an attorney from Johnny Cochran´s firm into the deal to try to keep her son from signing with the team he wanted. Seems he was too young to sign without her permission.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muncssister, 2/7/2013 8:14:14 PM     (No. 9164625)

Mother of the Year! /s

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 2/8/2013 12:52:34 AM     (No. 9164882)

Miami may be about to get hit with big time sanctions but they can still cheat with the best of them. I´m betting mom was promised a new car and maybe $100,000.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 2/8/2013 3:15:45 AM     (No. 9164936)

Good move - Miami is a mere shadow of what it once was. And they signed a recruit today named Ray Lewis III. Some things, at least, never change.

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