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Mike Hollis

Mike Hollis
No. 1
Date of birth (1972-05-22) May 22, 1972
Place of birth Kellogg, Idaho
Career information
Position(s) Placekicker
College Idaho
Career history
As player
1995-2001 Jacksonville Jaguars
2002 Buffalo Bills
2003 New York Giants (IR)
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 1 (1997)
Records
Career stats
  • Playing stats at NFL.com
  • Playing stats at CBS.com
  • Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Michael Shane Hollis (born May 22, 1972 in Kellogg, Idaho) is a former professional American football placekicker. He spent most of his nine-year professional career playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL), kicking for the team from 1995–2001 and setting several team records. He then played for the Buffalo Bills and New York Giants before retiring after an injury in 2003.

Contents

  • Biography 1
  • References 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Biography

Hollis was born in Kellogg, Idaho and grew up in the Spokane, Washington area, where he graduated from Central Valley High School in 1990. He kicked for the University of Idaho in 1992 and 1993, after two seasons at Wenatchee Valley College.[1]

Hollis was recruited by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the team's inaugural 1995 season. He played for the Jaguars for seven seasons, setting a number of the new club's kicking records. He was released following the 2001 season and was picked up by the Buffalo Bills, for whom he played for one season. He was signed by the New York Giants in 2003, but missed the 2003 season after being placed on injured reserve after hurting his back. He never recovered from the injury and failed his physical in March 2004, ending his NFL career.[2]

References

  1. ^ Miedema, Laurence (September 2, 1993). "UI hopes teams are special". Moscow-Pullman Daily News. p. 1C. 
  2. ^ "Hollis waived by Giants". Spokesman-Review. March 19, 2004. p. C2. 
  • ESPN.com Hollis fails physical

See also

External links

  • Vandal Athletics Hall of Fame - Mike Hollis
  • Pro Player Connect Profile
  • Video Interview With Placekicker Mike Hollis 2011- Miller on Sports Radio
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