Saw first action of UAB career in 2007 ... thrust into starting duty early in 2007, he suffered injury that sidelined him the second half of 2007 season ... missed '08 spring practice as he continued rehab from injury ... twice has been named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2008: Injuries again cut season short prematurely after he started five of first six games at right guard.
2007: Played in five games last season on offensive line before injury cut season short ... made five starts for Blazers.
2006: Redshirted and did not see any action ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Attended Spain Park High School in metro-Birmingham area ... earned his team's "Best Offensive Lineman" award as both a junior and senior ... also tabbed to Birmingham News "Best of the Rest" ... earned honorable mention all-metro honors as a junior and senior ... member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Diane and Jerry (deceased) Hollifield ... major is business.