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Former Ravens RB Alex Collins Dies at 28 After Motorcycle Crash

Alex Collins best known as the former player of Baltimore Ravens and Seattle Seahawks has died. The ex-NFL running back passed away at the tender age of 28 on August 13, 2023, Sunday.

As per a few reports, Collins’ tragic demise saw the light of day after he got involved in a motorcycle accident in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida. Continue reading further to learn more about the untimely demise of Alex Collins.

Alex Collins, ex-Ravens RB, passes away at 28

Unfortunately, NFL star Alex Collins has left for the heavenly abode. He took his last breaths on August 13, 2023, Sunday. According to some media outlets, he died following a motorcycle crash. It has been reported that he crashed his motorcycle into an SUV on West Oakland Park Boulevard.

Alex went through the rear passenger side window. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Soon after the news of his demise surfaced online, heartfelt tributes began pouring for the NFL star on social media.

NFL issued an official statement regarding Alex’s death on X formerly known as Twitter that read, “The NFL family mourns the loss of Alex Collins and we extend our deepest condolences to his family, teammates and loved ones.”

Seattle Seahawks mourned the loss of their ex-player on X by writing, “Absolutely heartbroken. Prayers are with the Collins family.”

Baltimore Ravens chimed in, “With heavy hearts, we mourn the passing of Alex Collins. Always quick to greet everyone with a smile, he was a genuinely kind person who carried a special joy and passion wherever he went. May Alex always be remembered for the love and light he brought to so many people in his life.”

What was the net worth of Alex Collins?

Alex Collins reportedly had an estimated net worth of $5 million at the time of his death. A large portion of his income came from his NFL career. The media outlet Spotrac has stated that he managed to earn somewhat around $3,047,407 throughout the course of his football career which spanned over 5 years. He made $2,863,022 in base salary, meanwhile, he received $184,385 in signing bonuses.

Alex Collins’ NFL career explored

For those of you who have been out of the loop, Alex Collins was picked up by the Seattle Seahawks during the fifth round of the 2016 NFL draft. Before entering the league, he spent three 1,000-yard seasons at Arkansas.

After being with the Seahawks for one season, the running back moved on with the Baltimore Ravens. He had his career-best performances with the latter. In the year 2017, he recorded 973 yards on 212 carries with six touchdowns in 15 games. He was released from the Ravens after the 2018 season.

At that time, Collins landed in legal trouble when he was charged with gun and drug violations. In 2020, he returned to Seattle. Later on, in the spring of 2023, he joined the USFL’s Memphis Showboats.

Our love and prayers are with the near and dear ones of the NFL player Alex Collins during this tragic time. May his soul rest in peace. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of entertainment.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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