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Originally selected by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round (173rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.
TRANSACTIONS: Originally selected by Washington in the fifth round (173rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.
2019 (WASHINGTON): Appeared in 16 games with 15 starts at linebacker and registered 101 tackles (70 solo), one sack, one pass defensed and three forced fumbles...Made his NFL debut and tallied eight tackles [seven solo] and a game-high two tackles for loss at PHI [9/8]... Tailed two solo tackles vs. the Cowboys [9/15]… Post a season-high nine tackles vs CHI [9/23]... Tallied four tackles against NYG and forced his career fumble [9/29]... Logged 10 tackles [eight solo] in matchup vs. NE [10/6]. Tallied six tackles [four solo] in a win over MIA [10/13]... Recorded three solo tackles and one special teams tackle vs. SF [10/20]... Finished with seven tackles vs. MIN and forced his second fumble on the season, becoming the seventh rookie to have at least two in a season [10/24]... Started at BUF [11/3] and recorded 3 total tackles... Finished with six tackles [four solo] at home against the Jets to become one of seven rookies in franchise history to post at least 60 tackles [11/17]... Record 13 tackles [seven solo], his first career sack and a tackle for loss [third most tackles in a single game by a rookie in franchise history] at home against Detroit [11/24]... Logged four tackles [two solo] and one tackle for loss in a victory over CAR [12/1]... Recorded seven tackles, moving his season total to 85 on the season, vs. GB [12/8]... Logged six solo tackles in a contest vs. PHI [12/15]... Notched four solo tackles in a matchup vs. NYG [12/22].... Started and recorded six tackles (four solo) and one pass defensed at DAL (12/29).
COLLEGE: Played collegiately at North Carolina from 2015-18, accumulating 328 tackles (171 solo), 15.5 tackles for loss, 12 passes defended, four forced fumbles, 2.5 sacks and a fumble recovery in 49 career games… Earned second-team All-ACC honors as a senior in 2018 after and led the ACC averaging 9.5 tackles per game. Started in all 11 games in which he appeared, tallying a team-leading 105 tackles, a sack, eight tackles for loss, a quarterback pressure, four pass breakups and four forced fumbles. Earned a career-high 22 tackles and forced three fumbles en route to ACC Linebacker of the Week honors against Georgia Tech… Started the first 11 games of the season and led the team in tackles  for the second year in a row as a junior. Ranked sixth in the ACC with 8.5 tackles per game with 2.5 tackles for loss, a fumble recovery, four quarterback hurries and three pass breakups… Started all 13 games at outside linebacker, registering 115 total tackles (62 solo), five tackles for loss, five passes defended and one sack as a sophomore… Appeared in all 14 games, primarily on special teams as a freshman. Also saw time at linebacker, recording 15 tackles on the year. Joined the team as a walk-on prior to the 2014 season.
PERSONAL: Attended New Smyrna Beach H.S. in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. where he saw playing time at safety, linebacker and tight end… Earned second-team all-county honors during his senior season… Helped lead his team to a district championship and advance to the second round of the 7A state playoffs as a junior… Competed in both football and soccer… Majored in management and society… Son of Beth and Jack Holcomb… Born on July 30, 1996.