Buddy Collins, a native of DeLand, Fla., and graduate of DeLand HS, was named the program coordinator on defense for the University of Georgia's coaching staff during the spring of 2013.
Collins had served as a Graduate Assistant for defense at Bethune-Cookman since January 2011. In that position, he mainly worked with the defensive line.
A 2010 graduate of Mid-America Nazarene University, Collins was a three-year letterwinner on the football team. He helped his team to three NAIA National Playoff appearances and the HAAC Conference Championship game. He graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors degree in Biology.
Collins married the former Tennille Bevill in June 2012.