PR: 10.02 (2007)
Born: April 27, 1986
Current Residence: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Northeast (Zachary, La.) HS ‘06
College: LSU ‘10
Coach: Marvin Gibson
Career Highlights: 2007 USA Outdoor 100m runner-up; 2007 NCAA Outdoor 100m runner-up; 2007 SEC Outdoor champion; 2-time All-American; 2-time NCAA Mideast Regional champion; 2-time All-SEC selection
In his sophomore year at LSU in 2007, Holliday burst onto the national scene in a big way in winning the Southeastern Conference 100m title, and finishing as the runner-up in that event at the AT&T USA Outdoor Championships and NCAA Outdoor Championships. Although he qualified for Team USA’s squad for the 2007 World Championships, he opted out of the meet in order to prepare for the 2008 LSU football season. He plays running back and returns punts for the Tigers … He led the Tigers to a second-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships after earning a pair of All-America honors at the national meet ... Was the national runner-up in the 100-meter dash after clocking a time of 10.06 seconds in the final on June 8 ... Shattered his own school record in the event with a blistering time of 10.02 in the national semifinal on June 7 ... Also anchored the Tigers’ 4x100-meter relay team to an NCAA runner-up finish with a seasonal best time of 38.85 in the final at the national meet ... Broke LSU great Xavier Carter’s school record in the 100 meters when he won the SEC title in 10.08 on May 13 ... Set the school record in the 100 meters an impressive four times in 2007 ... Also won NCAA Mideast Regional titles in the 100 meters and sprint relay ... Helped the Tigers continue their tradition of excellence in the sprint relay by running the leadoff leg on the foursome that won the title at the prestigious Penn Relays on April 28 (39.73) ...was the nation's #1 ranked prep sprinter in the 60-meter dash in 2005 ... won the 60m at the Nike Indoor National Championship in 6.64 seconds, which ranks as the fourth fastest ever run by a high school athlete in the event ... A six-time Louisiana state champion, he won three titles in the 200 meters (2003-05), two titles in the 100 meters (2004-05) and one in the 55 meters .... Helped his team to state title in 2003 and 2005 ... twice earned all-state and all-district honors as a running back ... Accumulated 2,210 yards rushing (11.4 per carry) on 193 carries and 34 touchdowns as a senior...rushed for 1,870 yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior ... Also averaged 27.6 yards per punt return. Business major at LSU.
2008: 11th in Olympic Trials semi-finals (10.17)...3rd in 100m (10.18) and anchored champion 4x100m relay
(38.42)…2nd at SEC Champs (10.05)
2007: Runner-up at USA Outdoors (10.07)…runner-up at NCAA Outdoors (10.06)…1st in NCAA semifinal (10.02PR)…SEC champion (10.08)…ranked #4 in U.S. by T&FN…best of 10.02.