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Corey Collier Jr. played in five games in his first season at Nebraska in 2023. He saw action on defense and special teams but did not record a tackle.
Before Nebraska (Palmetto HS/Florida)
Collier joined the Nebraska program as a transfer from the University of Florida. The Miami native played in three games as a redshirt freshman in 2022 and made his first career tackle against Eastern Washington. Collier played in two games and redshirted as a true freshman in 2021.
Collier Jr. was rated as one of the nation’s top safety prospects after a standout career at Palmetto High School in Miami. He was a first-team Miami Herald All-Dade 8A-6A selection as a junior in 2019 when he had 52 tackles, 13 pass breakups and four interceptions, helping Palmetto to a 10-2 record and 8A district title. Collier was one of 100 invitees to the Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio in January of 2021. Out of high school, he chose Florida over Miami, LSU, Clemson, Georgia and Tennessee, among others.
Corey is the son of Alanyia Johnson, and he was born on Oct. 30, 2002. Corey is majoring in child, youth and family studies.