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After practice on Friday, Joker Phillips announced that highly regarded freshman wide receiver Daryl Collins will miss the entire 2011 season with a knee injury. Collins will undergo surgery on Sept. 1 and will be redshirted. Collins was projected to be one of the freshmen most likely to make an impact in his first season, so the injury he sustained earlier this week is a blow. Phillips said the coaching staff was in the process of determining his role when the injury occurred.

Collins sustained the injury earlier this week and Phillips said his loss is a blow because

"He was right on the verge of whether or not he was going to help us," Phillips said. "We were going to continue to work him. It was going to be hard to make that decision for the first game because we wanted to make sure he was going to play enough snaps to play."

Other than that news, Phillips was happy with his team during practice and particularly encouraged that senior guard Stuart Hines was able to play a few snaps for the first time in a while. Phillips also announced that Hines was elected the captain of the offense for the season and linebacker Danny Trevathan was elected the defensive captain.

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