Position
Linebacker
Height
6'0
Weight
225 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Adamsville, Ala.
High School
Minor HS

Updated 4/12/06

LSU CAREER
Junior college transfer who started for two years at linebacker for the Tigers … Played in 28 games during his LSU career with 16 starts … Compiled 78 tackles and 3 sacks during his career… Added 10.5 tackles for losses and 1 interception … Scored a touchdown in second week of 2005 season when he returned an interception 3-yards for a score against Tennessee.

SENIOR SEASON (2005)
Veteran who started 9 games at the Buck linebacker position in LSU’s base defense … Was the first linebacker off the field when the Tigers go to their sub-packages on defense … Played in 13 games with 9 starts … Had 45 tackles to his credit with 20 of those being solo stops … Recorded  2.5 tackles totaling 6-yards in losses … Returned an interception 3-yards for a second quarter touchdown against Tennessee … Recorded a career-best 8 tackles against both Tennessee and Auburn … Tackles for losses came against Auburn (minus 1-yard) and Ole Miss (minus 4-yards).

JUNIOR SEASON (2004)
Emerged as the starter at the Sam linebacker position for the Tigers midway through the 2004 season … Played in 12 games with seven starts … Recorded 33 tackles, 8 tackles for losses and 3 sacks … Played in a backup role at linebacker and on special teams for the first five games of the season … Got his first start at sam linebacker against Florida and responded with a terrific game, recording 4 tackles … Followed that with 2 tackles and a sack for an 11-yard loss against Troy … Had 5 tackles and a tackle for a loss in win over Alabama … Registered 4 solo tackles in victory over Arkansas to cap the regular season. … Concluded season with 5 tackles, including 3 tackles for losses and a pair of sacks in loss to Iowa in the Capital One Bowl … Also added a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry against the Hawkeyes.  

JUNIOR SEASON (2003)
Redshirted as a junior in 2003 after transferring to LSU from East Missisisppi Junior College … Played in three games for LSU in 2003 … Saw action against Louisiana-Monroe, Arizona and Georgia … Did not record any statistics … Played a total of 11 snaps in 2003.

PRE-LSU
One of the most coveted junior college linebackers in the country … Ranked the No. 2 junior college linebacker in the nation by TheInsiders.com … Named Mississippi Junior College Athletic Conference All-State and All-Region in 2002 after finishing with 104 tackles and four sacks … Originally signed with Tuskegee (Ala.) out of Minor High School, but later enrolled at East Mississippi … Leading tackler and defensive MVP in Alabama High School All-Star game … Coached by Tom Goode.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kenneth Jamal Hollis … Born October 29, 1982 in Fairfield, Ala. … Parents are Jimmy and Cynthia Hollis … Has one brother, Keith and a sister, Kendra … Majoring in general studies. 

Hollis’ Career Defensive Stats

Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

Int

2003 Jr.

3-0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2004 Jr.-RS

12-7

19

14

33

8-50

3-36

0

2005 Sr.

13-9

20

25

45

2.5-6

0

1-3

TOTALS

28-16

39

39

78

10.5-56

3-36

1-3

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