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Austin Kirk Collie (born November 11, 1985 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Colts in the fourth round (127th overall) in the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Brigham Young University Cougars.

Collie was born in Hamilton, Ontario. His father, Scott Collie, played football at Brigham Young University (BYU) from 1979–1982 and in the Canadian Football League (CFL) for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. His older brother, Zac Collie, also played receiver for the BYU Cougars from 2003–2006. Austin served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was recruited by Stanford, Arizona, Arizona State, Washington State, Oregon State, Colorado, Utah, and UNLV before signing with BYU.

Collie starred as a wide receiver at Oak Ridge High School and garnered many awards. He was a PrepStar and SuperPrep All–American as well as being voted Northern California's Most Valuable Player. During his senior season he recorded 60 receptions for a total of 978 yards and 18 touchdowns. In 2004, Collie became an Eagle Scout.

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