Leroy Collins Jr. (1996-1997)
Collins was a two-year member of the Alfred State College football team. He was the football programs first NJCAA All-American and is the first football player to be inducted into the Alfred State College Athletic Hall of Fame.
In 1996, Collins set school records for rushing and scoring. he finished the season with 916 yards and 11 touchdowns on 162 attempts. He also returned fifteen kickoffs for 305 yards.
Collins was named honorable mention NJCAA All-American, the Noortheast Football Conference co-player of the year and 1st team All-NFC following the 1997 season. he broke his own single season record for rushing yards with 964 on 136 carries and tied his scoring record with 11 touchdowns. He also set a new school record with a 95-yard kickoff return for a score.
His 11 rushing touchdowns, his 22 career rishing touchdowns and his 25 total touchdowns are still Alfred State College records today. He also holds school records for most rushing attempts in a career (298), most yards rushing in a career (1,880), most yards of total offense (2,042) and the longest kickoff return (95).
After finishing his career at Alfred State, Collins continued his playing career at the University of Louisville. From Louisville he spent time on NFL rosters with the Washington Redskins and the Jacksonville Jaguars.