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#88 Nate McCollum

Nate McCollum - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Sophomore
Height 5-11
Weight 184
Hometown McDonough, Ga.
Last School Dutchtown H.S.
Nate McCollum - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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2021 (Freshman): Saw action in all 12 games … Made first-career start vs. eventual ACC champion Pitt (Oct. 2) …  Ranked fifth on the team in receptions (13) and seventh in receiving yards (108) … Caught just four passes for 24 yards over the first four games of the season … Had a breakout performance vs. Pitt, catching three passes for 49 yards, including a 44-yard reception for his first-career touchdown … Followed that up with three receptions for 29 yards at Virginia (Oct. 23) … Closed the season with a pair of receptions for 10 yards against No. 1 Georgia (Nov. 27) … Made two tackles (one on punt coverage vs. Pitt on Oct. 2, one on an interception vs. Virginia on Oct. 23).

2020 (Freshman – “Covid Year” – year of eligibility retained): Saw action in the final six games of the season … Caught two passes for 15 yards and rushed twice for eight yards … Also fielded five punts … Caught a 5-yard pass versus Notre Dame (Oct. 31) and 1 10-yard pass at NC State (Dec. 5) … Had a 7-yard rush against Duke (Nov. 28) and a 1-yard rush at NC State … Longest punt return was a 5-yarder versus Clemson (Oct. 17).

High School: Rated as a four-star prospect by 247Sports … Tabbed as the No. 62-ranked wide receiver in the nation and the No. 37-ranked player in the state of Georgia by 247Sports … Ranked as one of the top 30 recruits in Georgia Tech history by 247Sports … Named first-team all-state as a junior in 2018 … Two-time Region 4-5A Player of the Year (2018, 2019) … Speedster clocked at 4.41 in 40-yard dash … Won two state championships as a freshman and sophomore at Eagles Landing Christian Academy before transferring to Dutchtown prior to his junior season … Helped lead Dutchtown to a 23-3 overall record in his two seasons at the school … Became single-season receiving record holder at Dutchtown … High school teammates with current Georgia Tech teammate Jason Moore … Coached by Clifford Fedd … Came to Georgia Tech as a dual-sport athlete, as he originally planned to play outfield for Georgia Tech’s baseball team … Honor roll student.

Personal: Majoring in business administration … Aspires for a career as a sports agent after football.

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