10 Nick Holt
Nick  Holt


Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Seattle Prep

Last College:
City College of San Francisco

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230



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Western Kentucky 14, Vanderbilt 12

Joe Brown stopped Nathan Marcus a yard shy of the goal line on a two-point conversion attempt with 33 seconds left to preserve Western Kentucky's 14-12 victory over Vanderbilt on Thursday night.

   Holt In the News

2015 Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List
2014 Second Team All-Conference USA (Phil Steele)

2014 Honorable Mention All-Conference USA

Career Game Highs:
  • Total Tackles- 12 (three times)
  • Solo Tackles- 9 at Middle Tennessee (9/13/14)
  • Tackles for Loss- 2 at Illinois (9/6/14)
  • Sacks- 1 at Middle Tennessee (9/13/14)
2014 (r-Jr.): Holt started all 13 games of the 2014 season at middle linebacker and led WKU 111 tackles (62 solo), ranking fourth in C-USA and 62nd nationally. He also led the team with four quarterback hurries and ranked third with seven tackles for loss and three pass break-ups. Holt tallied at least seven tackles in 11 of 13 games, with 10+ tackles in five of those games. He had back-to-back 12 tackle performances at Illinois and Middle Tennessee. Holt posted consecutive 11-tackles outings versus UAB and FAU. Holt recovered a fumble to set up WKU's first score in a comeback win over Navy.

Before WKU: Holt tacked on 61 tackles for the City College of San Francisco and coach George Rush including 32 solo tackles, the second-highest mark on the squad. He added 7.5 tackles for loss with 1.5 sacks as well as a forced fumble and an interception. Holt was rated as the No. 11 inside linebacker prospect among all junior college players by 247Sports.com.

HS/Misc.: Holt played quarterback and linebacker at Seattle Prep for coach D.R. Clawson and was the Co-Defensive MVP of the Metro League Mountain Division in 2010, as well as first-team All-Metro as quarterback and linebacker. He was also named first-team 3A All-State by the Associated Press and is the son of current WKU defensive coordinator Nick Holt.