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Colinn Early
Player Profile:
Colinn Early 1868847
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: New Orleans, La.
High School: Edna Karr H.S.
Major: Architecture
Experience: 3 Letters

CAREER

Three-year letterwinner at cornerback and kick/punt returner … Played in 25 career games.

2016

Saw action in five games as a junior … Made three tackles (two solo) on season … Made two tackles in season opener against Saint Francis U (Sept. 17).

2015

Played in seven of 10 games as a sophomore … Had five kick returns for a total of 90 yards ... Four kick returns against Penn for a total of 68 yards, with a long gain of 19 yards … Longest return of the season was against Fordham for 22 yards.

2014

Played in all 10 games as a freshman, getting time returning kicks and punts ... Returned six punts for 40 yards and 29 kickoffs for 535 yards with a long of 31.

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2014 graduate of Edna Karr High School in New Orleans, La., where he played four years of varsity football for head coach Nathaniel Jones and Jabbar Juluke … Two-time All-District selection for the Cougars ... Honored by the National Football Foundation at the Allstate Sugar Bowl as a National Student-Athlete of Distinction … Started at cornerback as both a junior and senior ... Finished career with 10 interceptions ... Led the Cougars to a 13-2 overall record, 5-0 district record and state title game appearance as a senior … Named team captain as a senior … Named team Most Improved Player … As a junior, had 75 tackles, one touchdown and 20 pass deflections ... Led team to an undefeated 14-0 record and Louisiana State Class 4A state championship as a junior in 2012... Played opposite Texas A&M signee Noel Ellis ... Was one of five players in his class that signed to play NCAA Division I football … Helped Edna Karr to a 14-1 record and state championship appearance as a sophomore … Four-year Honor Roll student and Academic Award recipient … Student of the Month honoree multiple times …

PERSONAL

Born Colinn-Adam Early on April 16, 1995 … Son of Carlyn Early … Volunteer at his church and West Bank community volunteer … Chose Columbia because of the Ivy League and New York City … Served two architecture internships during his time at Columbia: Rafael Vinoly and Manning Architects … Enrolled at Columbia College and majors in Architecture.

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