65  Abraham Holloway
Abraham Holloway

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Prentiss, MS

High School:
Prentiss HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 301

Position:
Offensive Line

Birthdate:
12/17/1984

Experience:
3L


Career Summary: Lettered four seasons in the Tiger offensive line and started the final 25 games of his career...Joined the squad in 2003 but redshirted to gain experience that season...Saw action in 11 games as a sophomore, working in the offensive line and as a member of the special teams unit...Entered the starting lineup for the first time in the season opener versus Ole Miss in 2005...Worked over 40 percent of the team's offensive plays while also logging time on special teams...Was a regular in the starting lineup as a junior, logging 12 starts in 2006...Played all but two snaps as a junior...Has been key in the Tigers leading Conference USA in sack denial the last four straight years...Finished his career having played 2,162 offensive snaps, which is over 60 percent of the team's total offensive plays in the last four years.

Notable: Earned his bachelor's degree in sport and leisure science in December 2007.

2006: Started all 12 games at left tackle for the Tiger offensive line...Played every offensive snap in all but the Chattanooga game...Opened the season with 68 offensive plays against Ole Miss...Played 62 of 64 snaps against UTC...Logged 76 plays against East Carolina...Totaled a season-high 79 plays at Marshall...Was part of an offensive line that only allowed 14 sacks in 2006, which led Conference USA...Participated in 764 of the team's 766 offensive plays as a junior.

2005: A part-time starter for the Tigers in 2005...Was a starter at right tackle in three of the Tigers' 12 games...Opened the season as the starter at tackle for the Ole Miss game and played 33 of the 67 plays...Started against Tulsa and worked 60 of the 72 total offensive plays...Did not come out of the UTEP game which Memphis won 27-20...Also saw time with the Tiger special teams unit...Was part of an offensive line that allowed just nine sacks in 2005, which led Conference USA...Also helped the offense rank fifth nationally in rushing offense and helped pave the way for All-American tailback DeAngelo Williams to lead the nation in rushing average...Finished the season playing in all 12 games for the Tigers...Participated in 359 of the team's 836 total plays in 2005.

2004: Worked during the 2004 spring as an offensive tackle and moved up the depth chart to the number two slot at right tackle behind senior David Davis...Played in all 12 games for the Tigers at offensive tackle...Opened the season working 10 offensive plays in the Tigers' win over Ole Miss in Oxford...Had 13 snaps in the win over Chattanooga...Had eight plays in the Houston game...Helped the Tigers to a C-USA win over Tulane going 13 plays...Closed the regular season with 27 plays in the televised win over USF in Tampa...Played 22 snaps in the GMAC Bowl against Bowling Green...Finished the 2004 season playing 71 of the teams 840 offensive plays...Part of an offensive unit that was second in Conference USA in scoring...Memphis was also third in passing, second in rushing and second in total offense in C-USA...Member of a Tiger O-Line that allowed just five sacks in 2004, which led the league...Tiger offense was also ninth nationally in total offense.

2003: One of several young offensive linemen who were redshirted in 2003, allowing for time to learn the Tiger offense...Worked with the Memphis offensive scout team as an offensive tackle throughout the fall of 2003.

Prep: Lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track at Prentiss High...Was the District MVP in football in 2002...Named to the WWDM-TV All-Area Team in 2002...Worked as both an offensive and defensive tackle at PHS.

Personal: Abraham Holloway is the son of Jessie and Barbara Holloway...Born December 17, 1984 in Hattiesburg, Miss.

Holloway's Career Statistics
YR Games/Starts Plays/Total Team Plays
2004 11/0 93/906
2005 12/3 359/836

2006

12/12 764/766
2007 13/13 945/1017
Total 48/28 2162/3428

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