44  Ricky Holloway
Ricky Holloway

Somerville, TN

High School:
Fayette-Ware HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 250




Sixteen Tigers to Graduate Sunday

Congratulations to all of our Tiger graduates!


Highland Hundred Banquet Honors 2012 Seniors

Devey named team MVP


Memphis Takes on USM in Finale Saturday

16 seniors to be recognized during pregame


Postgame Notes


Tigers To Face UCF In C-USA Action Saturday On The Road


2012 Memphis Football Photo Shoot

Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.


Played in all 48 University of Memphis games during his four-year career, making one start for the Tigers ... During collegiate career registered 37 total tackles with 24 solo hits and 13 assists ... Had one tackle for loss (3 yards), blocked a kick and had a 22-yard punt return during career.

Honors (Academic/Athletic)

Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for the 2011 fall semester ... Presented the Special Teams Award at the 2011 Blue-Gray Game.

2012 (Senior)

Linebacker played primarily on special teams and completed his career by playing in all 12 games senior year ... Was the team's co-leader in special teams knockdowns with 13 during the 2012 season.

2011 (Junior)

Played in all 12 games on special teams and at fullback ... Made first collegiate start vs Austin Peay ... Logged 10 total hits, including seven solo stops and three assists ... Had one blocked kick ... Recorded first solo tackle of season vs Arkansas State ... Logged a solo stop vs Middle Tennessee ... Had best performance of season with two solo stops, one blocked kick and one punt return for 22 yards vs Tulane ... The blocked punt vs the Green Wave was the first block of his career ... Credited with a 22-yard punt return on his punt block ... The blocked punt set up the Memphis offense at the Tulane 7 yard line ... The Tigers scored on the ensuing drive ... Posted two total tackles in each of the Tigers' final three contests vs UAB (1-1), Marshall (0-2) and Southern Miss (2-0).

2010 (Sophomore)

Played in all 12 games in 2010, seeing action at linebacker and on special teams ... Had seven total tackles with six solo stops and one assist ... Registered his first tackle of the season against Middle Tennessee ... Stop against the Blue Raiders came on a kick return ... Credited with two solo tackles, both on special teams, against Tulsa ... Posted a solo stop on a kick return vs, Southern Miss ... Registered a season-high three tackles, all solos, vs Tennessee ... All three stops vs Tennessee were on kick returns ... Saw an increased role at linebacker in spring drills ... Made the transition to fullback in fall camp.

2009 (Redshirt Freshman)

Played in all 12 games, with his action coming on defense and special teams ... Had 20 total tackles and one TFL for a total loss of three yards...Posted 11 solo hits and nine assists ... Second on the team in special teams tackles with eight ... Tied for second on the team with seven kick return tackles ... Made his collegiate debut on special teams in the season opener against Ole Miss ... Recorded his first career tackle with a stop on the punt team against Middle Tennessee ... Had one solo tackle on special teams against UCF ... Assisted on a tackle on the kick coverage team vs UTEP ... Made two solo tackles on special teams against Southern Miss ... Logged four tackles against East Carolina and assisted on a TFL (2 yards) ... Registered a career-high six tackles against Tennessee and assisted on a TFL (1 yard) ... Had one defensive stop against UAB on third down in the fourth quarter that forced a punt ... Posted two tackles against Houston ... Registered two solo tackles against Tulsa.

2008 (Freshman)



Played four seasons for Coach Tim Thompson at Fayette-Ware High School ... Ranked as the No. 34 senior middle linebacker prospect nationally by Scout.com ... Listed as the 11th-best senior prospect in Tennessee and the No. 60 outside linebacker prospect nationally by Rivals.com...Rated as a three-star athlete by Rivals.com...Two-time All-Metro selection by The Memphis Commercial Appeal ... Registered 150 tackles, 10 sacks, two forced fumbles and one interception in 2007 ... Also returned a fumble for a TD as a senior ... Helped the Wildcats to a 7-5 overall record and a 4-1 record in Region 6-3A in 2007 ... Squad won the 6-3A league title in 2007 and had consecutive playoff appearances in 2006 and 2007 ... Selected to participate in the first Toyota East vs West Tennessee All-Star Classic ... Named All-State first team by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association ... Earned the Region 6-3A Player of the Year honors as a senior ... Averaged nearly 12 tackles per game in 2007 ... Named team's defensive player of the week twice as a senior ... Earned the honor after a 12-tackle effort vs Chester County, and again, following the win over Lexington that sealed the league championship ... Posted 13 tackles and two sacks against Bolivar High ... Registered double-digit tackles in several contests and was selected as Fayette-Ware's co-Defensive Player of the Year ... Tabbed by Tennessee Football Magazine as a Phenom 32 All-State honoree ... A 6-3A All-League first team pick ... Selected to the Nashville TennesseanTop 24 first team ... Also named all-state, all-region and all-district as a junior ... Had 81 tackles and 14 TFL in 2006...Also credited with 13 sacks as a junior.


Son of Ricky Holloway Sr. and Margie Blaine ... Born Feb. 24 in Somerville, Tenn. ... Majoring in professional studies/correctional administration.

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