DeVonte Holloman, OLB

School: South Carolina  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 243 lbs.
Projected Ranking
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2012 Season
Senior who is one of the leaders of the defense... moved to the Spur position after playing strong safety throughout most of his Gamecock career... started every game in 2012... played in 51 games over the past four seasons with 35 career starts... fourth on the team with 57 tackles and has 207 career stops... had three interceptions, giving him seven for his career, most on the squad... included was his third INT in four games against Clemson... credited with seven tackles in the win over Missouri... had an interception along with six solo tackles including 2.0 tackles for loss and a sack in the win at Kentucky... had three tackles including a tackle for loss, an interception, and a pass break up in the win over Georgia.

Had a season-high eight tackles including a half tackle for loss and a pass breakup at LSU... matched his season best with eight tackles including 2.0 tackles for loss and an eight-yard sack at Florida... forced a fumble against Arkansas... had a tackle for loss and forced a fumble in the Outback Bowl win over Michigan... played in the East-West Shrine Game following the season... invited to the NFL Combine.

2011 Season
Junior who began the season at spur but was moved to the strong safety slot after two games... finished fifth on the squad with 51 tackles despite missing two contests... had four tackles for loss, intercepted a pass and credited with four pass breakups... notched six tackles against Auburn... recorded a career-high nine tackles and a pass break up in the win at Mississippi State... logged eight more tackles in the win at Tennessee... suffered a concussion in the Arkansas game and did not play the following week against Florida... had five tackles and an interception in regular season finale against Clemson... had four stops including one for an eight-yard loss, and two pass breakups in the Capital One Bowl win over Nebraska.
2010 Season
Played in all 14 games, starting 10 at strong safety... finished third on the team with 69 tackles... had two interceptions, one versus Southern Miss and another against Arkansas... made seven tackles in each of first two games - vs. Southern Miss and Georgia... also forced a fumble vs. Georgia... had six tackles in three straight games vs. Furman, Auburn and Alabama... posted a career-high eight tackles at Kentucky to share team lead... matched that career high with eight tackles in the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Florida State... named the Harris Pastides Scholar-Athlete Award winner at the 2010 spring game.
2009 Season
Highly-touted newcomer who enrolled at Carolina in January 2009 and went through spring drills... one of three scholarship recruits, along with Jarvis Giles and Stephon Gilmore, to graduate from high school early and enroll in January... played in all 13 games making a pair of starts... credited with 30 tackles... made his collegiate debut at NC State in the season opener... made his first career start at Tennessee... also started at strong safety against Arkansas... picked off a pass against Clemson and returned it 54 yards, setting up a Gamecock touchdown... was a member of the Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll.
High School
Graduated from South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, S.C., in December 2008... played for head coach Bobby Carroll at South Pointe for just his final season... named first-team All-State by The State... forced three fumbles and intercepted two passes as a senior... helped his team to a perfect 15-0 record and the South Carolina AAAA Division II title in his final campaign... selected to participate in the Under Armour High School All-American Game in Orlando and in the North-South game... was regarded as the top player in North Carolina as a junior at Charlotte's Independence High... had 96 tackles and four interceptions as a sophomore and over 50 tackles with two picks as a junior while also playing quarterback... four-star prospect who was rated the 10th-best outside linebacker in the nation and the seventh-best prospect in the state of South Carolina by Rivals.com... a four-star prospect and the nation's sixth-best outside linebacker according to Scout.com... considered the state's sixth-best player by SuperPrep... ranked 19th on the ESPNU 150... listed among both Rivals.com and PrepStar's Top 250... picked South Carolina over Clemson, North Carolina, LSU and Tennessee.
Christopher DeVonte Holloman is pursuing a degree in hotel, restaurant and tourism management.

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