Trade Details: Texans Trade Up To Select Michigan WR Nico Collins

The Texans made a trade with the Panthers to trade up and select Michigan WR Nico Collins in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Nico Collins

Here’s the trade breakdown, via David Newton:


  • No. 89 (Collins)


  • No. 109
  • No. 158
  • 2022 fourth-round pick

Collins, 22, was a two-year starter at Michigan and honorable mention all-conference in 2018 and 2019. He opted out of the 2020 season due to the pandemic. 

Collins is expected to sign a rookie deal worth $4,871,517 that includes a signing bonus worth $902,921.

Lance Zierlein compares him to Patriots WR N’Keal Harry.

During his college career, Collins recorded 78 receptions for 1,388 yards (17.8 YPC) and 13 touchdowns.

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