On Saturday, Michigan wideout Donovan Peoples-Jones announced he’ll be entering the 2020 NFL Draft. The good news for the Wolverines is they won’t be losing another top receiving target to the NFL this year.
Receiver Nico Collins will be returning to Michigan for his senior season.
“I am excited to announce that with the support of my family, I will be returning to the University of Michigan for my senior year,” Collins said in a statement.
Collins believes he has more to accomplish at Michigan. “I have always believed in finishing what I started. Coach Harbaugh, coach Gattis and staff have helped me grow as a player and as a person,” Collins said. “Another season with our coaching staff will allow me to continue to work on my skill and development which will prepare me for the next level. With that being said, we have unfinished business.”
Collins had a great 2019 season and became a dangerous threat deep down the field, often drawing double coverage and having a knack for catching 50-50 balls. On the year Collins had 37 receptions for 729 yards and 7 touchdowns.
Collins will return as the No. 1 receiver for the Wolverines, with the likes of Ronnie Bell, Giles Jackson, Mike Sainristil, and Cornelius Johnson all in the mix for targets as well.