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Mike Hollis

For the English football (soccer) player, see Mick Hollis.
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Mike Hollis
No. 1
Date of birth: (1972-05-22) May 22, 1972 (age 48)
Place of birth: Kellogg, Idaho
Career information
Position(s): Placekicker
College: Idaho
Organizations
As player:
1995-2001
2002
2003
Jacksonville Jaguars
Buffalo Bills
New York Giants (IR)
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1 (1997)
Records:
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Michael Shane Hollis (born May 22, 1972 in Kellogg, Idaho) is a former professional American football placekicker. He spent most of his nine-year professional career playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL), kicking for the team from 1995–2001 and setting several team records. He then played for the Buffalo Bills and New York Giants before retiring after an injury in 2003.

Biography

Hollis was born in Kellogg, Idaho and grew up in the Spokane, Washington area, where he graduated from Central Valley High School in 1990. He kicked for the University of Idaho in 1992 and 1993, after two seasons at Wenatchee Valley College.[1]

Hollis was recruited by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the team's inaugural 1995 season. He played for the Jaguars for seven seasons, setting a number of the new club's kicking records. He was released following the 2001 season and was picked up by the Buffalo Bills, for whom he played for one season. He was signed by the New York Giants in 2003, but missed the 2003 season after being placed on injured reserve after hurting his back. He never recovered from the injury and failed his physical in March 2004, ending his NFL career.[2]

References

  1. ^ Miedema, Laurence (September 2, 1993). "UI hopes teams are special". Moscow-Pullman Daily News. p. 1C. 
  2. ^ "Hollis waived by Giants". Spokesman-Review. March 19, 2004. p. C2. 

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