|High School:||Great Oak HS|
2010 --- Played against Notre Dame and started against Indiana.
2009 -- Played in 14 games, totaling 252 minutes ... Scored a goal in the 2-0 exhibition win over CSU Bakersfield.
High School/Club -- ESPN/Rise and EA Sports 1st-Team All-American ... Two-time All-CIF honoree ... Also earned All-Valley 1st -team honors three times and all-league acclaim four times ... Named the Great Oak HS Athlete of the Year in 2009 after scoring 21 goals with 12 assists ... Led his Great Oak HS team to the CIF title during his senior year and to a pair of league championships ... Set the school record for career goals with 59 and also totaled 53 assists ... Four-year letterman under coaches Joe Balleweg and Geoff Houck ... Played for club team United FC, which won the 2009 National Cup and was a 2009 Regional finalist ... Starter with the ODP National and Regional teams and participated in adidas ESP camp and the LA Galaxy SUM Cup ... Traveled to Italy to play in a tournament with the ODP Region IV team and was a starter on that squad ... Named to Top Drawer Soccer's Top 100 players.
Personal -- Admires Brazilian forward Ronaldo ...Hobbies include soccer tennis and Futsal ... Lists winning the National Cup as his biggest thrill so far in his athletic career ... Parents: Floyd and Kelley Collins ... Has an older brother, AJ, and an older sister, Kally ... Full name is Dakota J Collins ... Born August 15, 1991 in Santa Barbara CA ... Business-Economics major.