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Luke Collis

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Date of birth:
(1988-07-27) July 27, 1988 (age 31)

Place of birth:
High school
Saint Francis High School

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Luke Collis (born July 27, 1988) is an American football Quarterback for the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League (AFL). He signed with the Spokane Shock as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at the Occidental College after transferring out of University of Nevada, Reno. He has also been a member of the Chicago Rush, Knoxville NightHawks, San Angelo Bandits, Tampa Bay Storm and Beijing Lions.


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College career

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After attendeding Saint Francis High School, Collis signed with the Nevada Wolf Pack football team in 2007. At Nevada, Collis was an Academic All-WAC honoree in 2009. After redshirting his freshman year, and playing behind Colin Kaepernick as a redshirt freshman and sophomore, Collis announced that he would transfer to Occidental College on January 7, 2010. He attempted one pass during his time at Nevada. Collis became a two-year starter and captain for the Occidental Tigers, and was named 2nd Team All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference as a junior, and 1st Team All-SCIAC as a senior. As a senior, Collis ranked 3rd nationally in passing completions per game (27), 7th nationally in passing yards per game (305), and 5th nationally total passing touchdowns (28 in 9 games).

Spokane Shock

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After going undrafted in the 2012 NFL Draft, Collis was assigned to the Spokane Shock of the Arena Football League (AFL). Collis finished the season with no passes thrown, but achieved 3 tackles.

Chicago Rush

Collis joined the Chicago Rush during the 2013 season, but saw very limited playing time.

Knoxville NightHawks

During 2013, Collis signed with the Knoxville NightHawks of the Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL). Although Collis served as the backup for most of the season, he won the starting quarterback position by the end of the year.

San Angelo Bandits

Collis signed with the San Angelo Bandits of the Lone Star Football League (LSFL) for 2014. He became the starter for the Bandits during Week 3 of the regular season. Collis dominated, throwing 88 touchdowns and just 7 interceptions in 11 games, and was eventually named the league player of the year. Over one three game stretch, San Angelo scored 273 points, including one game where Collis threw 12 touchdown passes and the Bandits scored a league record 107 points. The Bandits went on to win the LSFL Championship.

Tampa Bay Storm

Following the LSFL season, Collis signed with the Tampa Bay Storm of the AFL at the beginning of the AFL's free agency period, on September 26, 2014. Following training camp, Collis was named the backup to Jason Boltus.

Philadelphia Soul

Collis signed with the Philadelphia Soul on November 19, 2015. He was the backup to Dan Raudabaugh during the 2016 season as the Soul won ArenaBowl XXIX. In 2017, he was the backup to Raudabaugh as the Soul won ArenaBowl XXX.

Beijing Lions

Collis was selected by the Beijing Lions in the 2016 CAFL Draft, joining his Soul head coach Clint Dolezel in Bejing. Collis was the starting quarterback for the Lions during the 2016 season and helped Beijing finish the season undefeated and win the first China Bowl. Collis completed 65.9% of his passes for 1,381 yards, 29 touchdowns and three interceptions, earning All-Pro honors.

AFL statistics

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