Alex Collins Net Worth Before Death: Career Earnings And Income

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The American football running back Alex Collins had a net worth of $1 million at the time of his death at 28 on the evening of August 13, 2023.

NFL contracts and brand endorsement deals largely contributed to his overall wealth.

Over the course of five seasons in the NFL, he earned $3.04 million from salaries alone.

Selected in the fifth round as the 171st overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, Collins began his professional journey with the Seahawks.

Alex Collins Net Worth
Alex Collins Net Worth (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Following this, he dedicated two seasons to the Ravens in 2017 and 2018 before making a return to Seattle in 2020. His collegiate football prowess was honed at Arkansas.

He died when his motorcycle collided with an SUV in a traffic collision in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida.

Alex Collins Net Worth Before Death: Career Earnings And Income

Alex Collins was worth $1 million at the time of his death on 20 August 2023.

On May 5, 2016, he signed a 4 year $2.52 million contract with Seattle, including a $184,385 signing bonus, $184,385 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $631,096.

He then signed a $540,000 one-year contract with the Ravens.

After the conclusion of this contract, he signed a $630,000 one-year deal with the team the following year.

Lastly, on February 24, 2021, Alex signed a one-year $990,000 contract extension with Seattle, including an average annual salary of $990,000.

So, in total, he earned $1,901,972 from the Seahawks and $1,145,435 from the Ravens, with a total career earning of $3,047,407.

Alex Collins Career & Death

On November 4, 2020, Collins inked a deal with the Seattle Seahawks, joining their practice squad.

His active roster participation saw notable elevations on November 7, 2020, November 14, 2020, and January 2, 2021, aligning with the team’s matchups against the Buffalo Bills, Los Angeles Rams, and San Francisco 49ers during weeks 9, 10, and 17, respectively.

Following each game, he reverted to the practice squad.

He etched his mark with a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams, and in the game against the San Francisco 49ers, his contribution included a game-clinching eight-yard touchdown run, gaining 29 yards on five carries with less than two minutes remaining.

A repeat elevation took place for the Wild Card Round game against the Rams, followed by his return to the practice squad post-game.

As the season concluded on January 18, 2021, his practice squad contract with the team expired.

The journey continued as Collins renewed his association with the team on February 24, 2021.

In the subsequent 2021 season, his performance featured 108 carries that amassed 411 rushing yards, including two touchdowns, and complemented by nine receptions for 87 receiving yards. He also earned the starting position in six games.

Transitioning into 2023, on January 14, Collins embarked on a new chapter by signing with the Memphis Showboats of the United States Football League (USFL).

During a game against the Houston Gamblers on April 29, 2023, he showcased versatility by throwing a touchdown pass.

Unfortunately, his active participation was hampered, leading to his placement on the team’s injured reserve list on May 4.

Tragedy struck on the evening of August 13, 2023, as Collins lost his life in a fatal traffic collision in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida.

The motorcycle he was operating collided with an SUV, resulting in his passing.

At the tender age of 28, Collins was declared deceased at the scene of the accident.

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