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Encyclopedia > Torry Holt
Torry Holt
St. Louis RamsNo. 80
Wide receiver
Date of Birth: June 5, 1976 (1976-06-05) (age 31)
Place of Birth: Gibsonville, North Carolina Flag of the United States
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 193 lb (88 kg)
National Football League Debut
1999 for the St. Louis Rams
Career Highlights and Awards
Career History
College: North Carolina State
NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6
 Teams:
Stats at NFL.com

Torry Jabar Holt (born June 5, 1976 in Gibsonville, North Carolina) nicknamed "Big Game" is an NFL wide receiver who currently plays for the St. Louis Rams. He is the older brother of Arizona Cardinals safety Terrence Holt. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... In team sports, the squad number, shirt number, jersey number, sweater number, or uniform number is the number worn on a players uniform. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gibsonville is a town located in North Carolina. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The 1999 NFL season was the 80th regular season of the National Football League. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ... Date January 30, 2000 Stadium Georgia Dome City Atlanta, Georgia MVP Kurt Warner, Quarterback Favorite Rams by 7 National anthem Faith Hill Coin toss Super Bowl IV participants: Bud Grant, Lamar Hunt, Bobby Bell, Paul Krause, Willie Lanier, Alan Page, and Jan Stenerud Referee Bob McElwee Halftime show Phil Collins... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, extensive research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1999 NFL Draft In this draft, the number of picks per round increased from 30 to 31 due to the reinstatement of the Cleveland Browns. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The 1999 NFL season was the 80th regular season of the National Football League. ... is the 156th day of the year (157th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gibsonville is a town located in North Carolina. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt Owner Bill Bidwill General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference... In American football and Canadian football, defensive backs are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are distinguished from the defensive line players, who take positions directly behind the line of scrimmage. ... Terrence Holt (born March 5, 1980 in Greensboro, North Carolina) is an American football player, currently playing safety for the Detroit Lions of the NFL. He is the younger brother of St. ...

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North Carolina State

Holt attended North Carolina State University and played wide receiver for the football team from 1995-1998. In his senior year Holt was named Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Year. That season he set ACC records of 88 receptions for 1,604 yards and an NC State record of 16 touchdown catches. North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, extensive research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. ... The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is one of the oldest collegiate athletic leagues in the United States. ...


1999 NFL Draft

The St. Louis Rams selected Holt in the first round of the 1999 NFL Draft, as the sixth overall pick. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The 1999 NFL Draft In this draft, the number of picks per round increased from 30 to 31 due to the reinstatement of the Cleveland Browns. ...


Holt, at 192 pounds, ran a 4.44 second 40-yard dash and had a vertical jump of 37 inches at the 1999 NFL Combine[1] The National Invitational Camp or NFL Combine, as it is more widely known, is a week-long showcase, occurring every February in Indianapolis, Indianas RCA Dome, where college football players perform physical and mental tests in front of NFL coaches, general managers and scouts. ...


NFL

Holt was the sixth overall draft pick in the 1999 NFL draft and the first selection made by the St. Louis Rams. In his rookie season he posted 53 receptions, 788 total yards and six touchdowns on the way to the Super Bowl XXXIV championship. Since then Holt has consistently reached at least 1,300 yards every season through 2005. He in fact is the only Receiver in NFL history to post six consecutive years of 1,300 yards receiving; not even the great Jerry Rice obtained that goal. Holt's streak was broken in 2006, due to injuries to himself and other teammates that hindered the offense for parts of the year. Holt came into the NFL as number 88, but in 2001 changed is number to 81 as it still stands today. NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Date January 30, 2000 Stadium Georgia Dome City Atlanta, Georgia MVP Kurt Warner, Quarterback Favorite Rams by 7 National anthem Faith Hill Coin toss Super Bowl IV participants: Bud Grant, Lamar Hunt, Bobby Bell, Paul Krause, Willie Lanier, Alan Page, and Jan Stenerud Referee Bob McElwee Halftime show Phil Collins...


Holt's career also includes 5 probowls(2000, 2003-2006) including the past four, 64 career TD's and 716 career receptions. He ranks among the top 10 active leaders in receiving yards, receiving touchdowns, and receptions, and has finished in the top ten of those three categories in each of the last four seasons(2003-2006). Holt has also led the league in receiving yardage on two separate occasions (2000, 2003), and receptions once (2003).


On October 15th, 2006, Holt became the fastest player in NFL history to reach 10,000 receiving yards, doing so in the sixth game of his eighth season.


Currently, Holt is first all time in NFL history in receiving yards per game with an 84.7 yards per game average.


NFL Statistics

Year Team G GS No Yards Avg Lg TD 20+ 40+ FD
1999 St Louis Rams 16 15 52 788 15.2 63 6 12 3 32
2000 St Louis Rams 16 15 82 1635 19.9 85 6 30 10 60
2001 St Louis Rams 16 14 71 1365 16.8 85 7 26 6 58
2002 St Louis Rams 16 11 91 1302 14.3 58 4 17 3 69
2003 St Louis Rams 16 15 117 1696 14.5 48 12 26 4 84
2004 St Louis Rams 16 16 94 1372 14.6 75 10 21 4 58
2005 St Louis Rams 14 14 102 1331 13.0 44 9 15 2 63
2006 St Louis Rams 16 16 93 1188 12.8 67 10 14 2 67
TOTAL 126 116 712 10675 15.0 85 64 161 34 491

Endorsements

Holt appears in television commercials for Fathead, Imo's Pizza, Phil Lynch's Barbershop, Burger King, Reebok, and the NFL Network. Fathead is a brand name of oversized wall graphics manufactured by Fathead LLC and owned by Dan Gilbert, who also owns Quicken Loans. ... Imos Pizza is a chain of pizza restaurants in the greater St. ... Burger King (often abbreviated to BK) is a large international chain of fast food restaurants, predominantly selling burgers, french fries, soft drinks, desserts, and various sandwiches. ... Reebok International Limited is an English producer of athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories and is currently a subsidiary of Adidas AG. The name is the Afrikaans/Dutch spelling of rhebok, a type of African antelope or gazelle. ... NFL Network is an American specialty channel owned and operated by the National Football League (NFL) and is also shown in Canada and Mexico. ...


Trivia

On his left arm Torry Holt has the letters TJH for Torry Jabar Holt


On his right calf he has the tattoo of 54 for a tribute to his friend


Changed his number from 54 in middle school to 88 to 81 in 2001


References

External links

Template:St. Louis Rams 1999 Superbowl XXXIV Champions


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Torry Holt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (459 words)
Holt celebrating after a TD Torry Jabar Holt (born June 5, 1976 in Greensboro, North Carolina) nicknamed "Big Game" is an NFL wide receiver who currently plays for the St.
The son of Odell Shoffner and Ojetta Holt-Shoffner, Holt was raised in Gibsonville, North Carolina as the middle child between older sister Tosha and younger brother Terrence.
Holt chose to attend North Carolina State because his mother was dying of cancer and he wanted to stay close to home.
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The downside to Holt's numbers is that he's been unable to catch touchdowns with the same degree of regularity that other top tier receivers do; which has capped his fantasy upside to this point.
Holt is a young, talented receiver who has put up outstanding yardage totals in each of the last three seasons (1635-'00, 1363-'01, and 1302-'02).
Holt and Bruce are both great WR's in the open field and they'll both always be solid fantasy producers in yardage leagues.
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