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Get to know: 2024 D-line target Charleston Collins

by Richard Davenport | June 9, 2022 at 2:00 a.m.
Arkansas coach Sam Pittman and Pine Bluff defensive lineman Charleston Collins.

Mills defensive lineman Charleston Collins received his second scholarship offer from Arkansas in April and since then has added several others. 

Collins, 6-5, 250 pounds, has seen Ole Miss, Colorado, LSU, Michigan State, Alabama and others join in the chase for him. Razorbacks Coach Sam Pittman offered him during during Arkansas' open practice on April 16. 

He recorded 57 tackles, 31 assisted tackles, 7 sacks 12 tackles for loss and 1 recovered fumble as a sophomore while playing at Pine Bluff. 

Collins plans to visit the Razorbacks again on Saturday and Sunday.

Nickname: Charlie 

Favorite thing about playing on D-line: Only place where you can beat on someone and it’s legal

Coach Deke Adams is: An amazing guy, one of the funniest I know

Funniest football moment: It’s a long story, but I tackled my own quarterback

If I couldn't play football, I would want to star in: Business marketing/ CEO of a multi-billion-dollar company

I'm happiest when I: When I’m on the field or with my little brother

My mom is always on me to for: Spending money 

Favorite NFL player: Aaron Donald 

Must watch TV: Flash on Netflix

Love or hate rollercoasters: Hate

How would you spend $1 million: I would buy a hellcat and a big chain then invest the rest of it

What superpower would you choose if given the option: Teleportation 

My two pet peeves are: Never lie to me. I hate people who don’t know what they want to do with their life.

If you could meet a famous person, who would it be: The Head Hog

My hidden talent is: I like to play with Legos

Your favorite fast food chain: Raising Canes 

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life: Chinese Food

Favorite junk food: French Fries

My favorite sweet tooth carving is: Reese’s 

Strangest thing I’ve ever eaten: Octopus 

My dream date is: Big Lotto (Alyssa Michelle Stephens)

I’m terrified of: Dark

Cat or dog person: Dogs 

Hobbies: Building Lego’s, working out, playing with my brother and watching movies

The one thing I could not live without is: My family. They're my backbone in everything I do.

Best advice I’ve received: “Everybody wants to hold the trophy, but nobody wants to run the race.”

Role model and why: Aaron Donald. He's fast, physical, fluid and a master at his skill.

Three words to describe me: Goofy, intelligent, dependable 

People would be surprised that I: Am double jointed


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