UNLV: A veteran defensive back who will look to earn more playing time as a senior this fall ... Ranked the No. 27 junior college CB recruit in the nation by 247Sports.com in 2013 ... Joined JC teammate Sieua Vaesau in signing with UNLV last season.
2013: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in one game -- vs. San Diego State.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Diablo Valley College located in Pleasant Hill, CA ... Was the top cornerback and kick returner for coach Mike Darr ... Named First Team All-Mid-Empire Conference as a sophomore DB after totaling 26 tackles, six pass breakups and taking two of his three interceptions back for touchdowns ... Also averaged 32.6-yards per kickoff return in 2012 ... Grabbed three interceptions and averaged 24.8 yards on 14 kickoff returns in 2011.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Deer Valley HS in Antioch, CA ... Earned two letters after lining up at RB, WR, CB and KR for the Wolverines during his senior season under coach Rich Woods.
PERSONAL: Damon Lewis Collins was born April 8, 1992, in San Francisco ... The son of Damon Sr. and Bridgette Collins ... Cousin Nate Burleson, was a star WR at Nevada, Reno and just finished his 11th NFL season, while another cousin, Lyndale Burleson, played basketball for the Wolf Pack from 2006-09 ... Majoring in communications.