Nick Holt

RS Senior

Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Seattle Prep

Last College:
City College of San Francisco

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230


Nick  Holt


WKU Picked to Win C-USA East in 2015 Preseason Media Football Poll

It is the first time in the program's FBS history they have been a preseason favorite.


Four First Team Hilltoppers Highlight Phil Steele Preseason All-Conference Selections

All seven returning starters on offense picked up an All-Conference selection.


Red Defeats White 52-40 in Annual Football Spring Game

Brandon Doughty threw for 256 yards on 18-of-24 passing with two touchdowns.


Spring Football Preview: Linebackers

The Tops begin spring practice March 17.


Hilltoppers Find Water Slides and Practice Field on Second Day in Paradise

   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 (twice)
  • 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.


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