Another year, another draft pick for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. And, even though it's not a First Round pick, it's a good one.
Dallas adds Maliek Collins DT Nebraska at pick 67.— Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero) April 30, 2016
With the 67thh pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys once again reach to Lincoln. They have selected Nebraska Defensive Tackle Maliek Collins.
Collins, who originally hails from Kansas City, Missouri, decided to forgo his Senior season with the Huskers after Nebraska's victory over the UCLA Bruins in the Foster Farms Bowl on December 26th of 2015.
The highlights you're seeing above are from the Sophomore season, which was his most successful year while in Lincoln. He had 45 total tackles, including 14 tackles for loss, and 4.5 sacks on the season.
Collins seemed to digress this past '15 season as he got not only a new DC in Mark Banker, but also a new DL coach in Hank Hughes.
Collins originally was a mid-level 3 star DT recruit, the 8th best player in the state of Missouri. He was listed as the 37th best Defensive Tackle in the 2013 recruiting cycle.
Looking for more on Collins? Here's CN's Draft Profile on Collins that you can absorb.
Nebraska wishes they had him, so you're going to love him, and let him hang with Randy Gregory please?