NFL Legend Speaks with Middle and High School Legend

Syracuse Academy of Science middle and high school welcome motivational speaker and former NFL legend, Leroy Collins

Tuesday, November 26, 2019Former running back for the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, Leroy Collins spoke with the middle and high school on how he was able to overcome adversity and set his eye on the prize … playing football in the NFL.

Mr. Collins shares with the Atoms his incredible story of how he battled back from injuries from a tragic automobile accident which left him wheelchair bound, and becoming victorious over life’s challenges. It was with his perseverance, can-do attitude, family and friends who helped him focus on the road ahead and achieve his goal of playing in the NFL.

Thank you, Mr. Collins for taking time out of your schedule to come and speak with the Atoms.


Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School is part of Science Academies of New York.

SAS Elementary School

4837 S. Salina St. Syracuse, NY 13205
Phone: 315-469-9404
Fax: 315-469-9408

SAS Middle School

200 West High Ter. Syracuse, NY 13219
Phone: 315-487-5986
Fax: 315-487-5824

SAS High School

1001 Park Ave. Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-428-8997
Fax: 315-428-9109


1409 W Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13204
Phone: 315-671-5470
Fax: 315-671-5475


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