Collins is a city in Covington County, Mississippi, United States. It is the county seat of Covington County. Collins was the home of Dale Houston, a rock and roll singer whose I'm Leaving It Up To You reached No. 1 in 1963. Film legend Dana Andrews was born on a farmstead just outside Collins, and actor Gerald McRaney, and NFL stars Steve McNair, Correll Buckhaulter and former NBA star Randolph Keys, were all born in Collins.