AT COLORADO: 2006 (Sr.)—He made the most of his first opportunity to get on to the field in Division I-A football, as he saw action in all 12 games (with one start—in the home finale against Iowa State). He rushed 105 times for 512 yards, as he gained yards on 88 carries, was stopped for zero nine times and behind the line only eight times. His 4.9 average per carry was second best on the team, and he had two of the three longest rushes by CU performers on the year: a 52-yard scamper against
2005 (Jr.)—Originally thought to be eligible by CU compliance officials, a second review of his situation initiated by the coaches prompted a reversal under the NCAA’s one year-in-residency rule and thus was ruled ineligible late in fall camp. He had turned heads in practice and ascended as high as third on the depth chart at one point. But Holliday stuck things out and was a key scout team performer over the course of the fall, and earned the Scout Team Offense Award for his practice efforts leading up to the
OTHER YEARS—He was enrolled at
HIGH SCHOOL—A three-time letterman at both tailback and linebacker at Omaha Benson, he rushed 98 times for 641 yards and eight scores as a senior, with 86 carries for 396 yards and three scores as a junior. On defense, he was in on over 50 tackles with two interceptions, two forced fumbles and a sack as a senior. BHS was 7-3 his senior year, 8-3 his junior season and 0-9 his sophomore campaign under coach Lonnie Tapp.
ACADEMICS—He is majoring in psychology at
PERSONAL—He was born July 3, 1984 in
Rushing High Games
G Att Yds Avg TD Long Att Yds 12 105 512 4.9 1 52 15 126