According to a report from Geoff Mosher of CSN Philly, the Eagles are scheduled to a host a pre-draft visit with 2015 NFL Draft prospect Jalen Collins.
Chip Kelly attended LSU's pro day in late March but Collins was unable to work out due to a foot injury. The Eagles could be interested in bringing Collins for a visit to get a better read on his medical situation.
Here's what we wrote about Collins earlier:
"Collins is a 22-year-old cornerback who measures in at 6-1, 203 pounds. The redshirt junior played in 38 games for LSU but made just 10 starts. Seven of those 10 came in 2014. Collins finished his Tigers career with 90 tackles, three interceptions, and 19 passes defensed.
Collins fits the physical profile of what Eagles like in their outside cornerbacks. He's tall, long, and athletic. NFL draft guru Mike Mayock thinks Collins make sense for Philadelphia. According to Eric Galko of Optimum Scouting, the Eagles view Collins highly. For what it's worth, Collins is projected to be a Day 2 pick."
Here's a scouting report on Collins via NFL.com.
"Strengths - Rare combination of height, weight and speed. Has the foot quickness and twitch to trigger on demand. Uses soft, bouncy feet to change direction and drive instantly on throws. Has arm length to play from trail position and still knock passes away. Desired awareness in zone with extended playmaking range. Will make plays outside of his area and has speed to come across field to chase down a loose running back or receiver. Able to redirect from press coverage and will only get better with more coaching. Leaper with the ability to challenge and win 50/50 throws. Buys in and does his part in run support.
Weaknesses - Only 10 career starts. Plays with talent over technique. Needs to improve patience in press coverage rather than opening up too early. More of a straight-line burner than fluid, change-of-direction athlete. A little stiff-hipped and is a tick slow to open and accelerate. Plays with build-up speed over instant gas. Inconsistent to turn and find/track the ball. Not a naturally aggressive, physical player. Can hit with force, but doesn't go out of his way looking for it. Showed more aggression as a tackler earlier in season than he did to close the year.
Bottom Line - Immensely talented cornerback who brings the entire triangle (height, weight, speed) with him. Still learning technique and how to sink his feet with his eyes, but the instincts and athleticism to make plays on the ball both short and deep are what set him apart. Collins is a work in progress, but his physical and play traits create a very high ceiling if he continues to learn to play the position."
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CB Jalen Collins, LSU