LSU Gold
Right-Handed Pitcher
Redshirt Junior
Valencia, Calif.
High School
Hart HS
Previous School

LSU Graduate – Spring 2023 (History)
2023 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2022 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

MLB Draft: 39th Round in 2018 (Minnesota Twins)

Transfer from Arizona who joined the LSU program in the fall of 2021 and pitched the 2022 and 2023 seasons for the Tigers … made 36 career appearances (two starts) at LSU, posting a 5-2 record and a 5.51 ERA in 49.0 innings with 36 walks, 56 strikeouts and a .214 opponent batting average … for his entire college career at Arizona and LSU, he recorded a 5-4 mark and a 5.43 ERA in 71.1 innings (44 appearances, six starts) with 51 walks, 72 strikeouts and a .227 opponent batting average … earned a History degree from LSU in Spring 2023 and earned SEC Academic Honor Roll recognition on two occasions.

2023 Season
Appeared in 16 games as a reliever, posting a 2-1 record and a 9.18 ERA in 16.2 innings with 16 walks and 19 strikeouts … fired 9.1 straight scoreless innings over seven relief appearances from March 21-April 23 with one hit, seven walks and 13 strikeouts … worked the final 2.1 innings of April 15 win over Kentucky, blanking the Wildcats on one hit with one walk and four strikeouts … Collins entered the game in the seventh inning after Kentucky had scored three runs to take a 6-4 lead, and he recorded a strikeout with a runner at first base to end the inning; he then fired two shutout innings to earn the win … earned win at Tulane on April 11, working 2.2 innings and allowing no runs on no hits with two walks and two strikeouts.

2022 Season
Made 20 appearances (two starts) for LSU in 2022, posting a 3-1 mark and a 3.62 ERA in 32.1 innings with 20 walks and 37 strikeouts … limited opponents to a .200 cumulative batting average … worked 2.0 innings over two appearances in the NCAA Hattiesburg Regional, allowing one run on one hit with one walk … earned relief win at Vanderbilt (May 21), working 2.2 innings and allowing one unearned run on one hit with no walks and one strikeout … tied season high with five strikeouts in two-inning relief outing vs. Southeastern Louisiana (May 10) … made first career LSU start on May 3 vs. Nicholls and worked 2.2 innings, limiting the Colonels to no runs on no hits with one walk and two strikeouts … earned first career SEC win versus Missouri (April 23), working 2.2 relief innings and limiting Mizzou to one run on three hits with no walks and four strikeouts … pitched 3.2 shutout innings vs. Auburn (March 31), allowing four hits while striking out five … recorded strong relief outing at Florida (March 25), limiting the Gators to one run on no hits in three innings with three strikeouts … named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll as a history major.

At Arizona
Did not pitch in the 2020 and 2021 seasons due to injury … made seven appearances (four starts) during the 2019 season for Arizona … posted an 0-2 mark with a 5.24 ERA and 16 strikeouts and missed final 34 games of the year due to injury … Limited opposing hitters to a .236 batting average … earned first career save on March 8, 2019, against College of Charleston, working 3.1 scoreless and hitless innings of relief … struck out a career-high six batters over four innings in his first college outing on February 16, 2019, against UMass Lowell.

High School
Attended Hart High School in Santa Clarita, Calif. … played under head coach Jim Ozella … across three seasons, combined to post a 1.76 ERA while going 15-6 in 29 games … named First-Team All-League as a junior and a senior … tabbed to Second-Team All-State squad as a senior … honored as the Foothills League Pitcher of the Year and the Santa Clarita Valley Male Athlete of the Year as a senior after going 6-2 with a 0.98 ERA in 11 starts.

Full name is Bryce Thomas Collins … parents and Shan and Noreen Collins … Dad is the chief digital transformation officer for Nestle; Mom is a homemaker … has one younger brother, Ramsey, who is a freshman pitcher at Connecticut … Bryce on attending LSU: “It’s one of my childhood dreams to win a National Title, and with the coaching staff and program that LSU has there’s no better place to be to compete for that dream … born June 28, 2000, in Burbank, Calif.

Collins’ LSU Career Highs
Innings: 3.2 vs. Auburn (3/31/22)
Strikeouts: 5 vs. Southeastern La. (5/10/22); vs. Auburn (3/31/22)
Hits Allowed: 4 twice; most recently vs. Florida (6/25/23 – College World Series)
Runs: 5 vs. Florida (6/25/23 – College World Series)
Earned Runs: 4 vs. Florida (6/25/23 – College World Series)
Walks: 5 at Florida (3/25/22)


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