Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Game will be televised on ESPN
Redshirt freshman linebacker who is slated to compete with Kaiwan Lewis for the starting spot at the Mike position this fall... could also play the Will position... considered a very intelligent player who picks up the schemes quickly... recognized at the 2013 Garnet & Black Game for the Harold White GPA Award for the defense.
2012: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Paul Standard at St. Pius X Catholic School in Atlanta, graduating in 2012... team went 12-1 in his senior season... racked up 48 tackles and four interceptions as a junior... played quarterback for half a season and threw for 500 yards and rushed for 430 more... also ran track... was a three-star prospect, the 60th-best player in the state of Georgia and the nation's 63rd-best outside linebacker by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 90th-best outside linebacker by Scout.com... a three-star recruit, the 60th-best outside linebacker and the 63rd-best player in the state according to ESPN.com... a three-star recruit, the 29th-best outside linebacker and the 67th-best player in Georgia by 247Sports.com... selected the Gamecocks over Illinois, Louisville and NC State.
PERSONAL: Thomas "T. J." Holloman was born born August 15, 1994... is pursuing a degree in business administration at South Carolina... family is originally from South Carolina... stepfather played football at North Carolina.