Jeff Holland
Free agent
Position:Outside linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1997-09-27) September 27, 1997 (age 23)
Jacksonville, Florida
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:249 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school:Trinity Christian Academy
(Jacksonville, Florida)
College:Auburn
Undrafted:2018
Career history
* Denver Broncos ( 2018)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:6
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jeffrey Holland (born September 27, 1997) is an American football outside linebacker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Auburn. He was signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2018.

Early years

Holland attended Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville, Florida. He committed to Auburn University to play college football.[1]

College career

Holland played at Auburn from 2015 to 2017. As a junior in 2017, he was named an All-American by Sports Illustrated after recording 45 tackles and 10 sacks.[2] After the season, he decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2018 NFL Draft.[3][4]

Professional career

Denver Broncos

Holland signed with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2018.[5] He was waived on September 1, 2018 and was re-signed to the practice squad.[6][7] He was promoted to the active roster on November 29, 2018.[8]

On August 11, 2019, Holland was waived by the Broncos.[9]

Arizona Cardinals

On August 12, 2019, Holland was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Cardinals.[10] He was waived on August 25, 2019.[11]

Buffalo Bills

On August 26, 2019, Holland was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills.[12]

References

  1. Hays, Chris (December 29, 2014). "Muschamp hiring looks to have lured LB Jeff Holland to Auburn". Orlando Sentinel. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/florida-recruiting/blog/os-will-muschamp-auburn-jeff-holland-florida-gators-20141229-post.html.
  2. Green, Tom (January 1, 2018). "Jeff Holland: 'I haven't even thought about' NFL Draft decision". AL.com. http://www.al.com/auburnfootball/index.ssf/2018/01/jeff_holland_draft_decision.html.
  3. Stevens, Matthew (January 3, 2018). "Auburn DE/LB Jeff Holland announces he'll enter 2018 NFL draft". The Montgomery Advertiser. http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/sports/college/auburn/2018/01/03/auburn-de-lb-jeff-holland-announces-hell-enter-2018-nfl-draft/1002393001/.
  4. Scarborough, Alex (January 4, 2018). "Auburn's Davis, Holland declare for NFL draft". ESPN.com. http://www.espn.com/nfl/draft2018/story/_/id/21951069/auburn-cornerback-carlton-davis-skip-senior-year-enter-nfl-draft.
  5. "Broncos sign eight college free agents". May 1, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180502221153/https://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-sign-eight-college-free-agents/c9eb4568-1bd6-4121-8c2f-94df4d5f006a.
  6. DiLalla, Aric (September 1, 2018). "Broncos trim roster to 53 players". https://www.denverbroncos.com/news/broncos-trim-roster-to-53-players.
  7. "Broncos sign OLB Jeff Holland and G Avery Gennesy to practice squad". September 3, 2018. https://www.denverbroncos.com/news/broncos-sign-olb-jeff-holland-and-g-avery-gennesy-to-practice-squad.
  8. "Broncos release A.J. Johnson, call up Jeff Holland from practice squad". November 29, 2018. https://milehighsports.com/broncos-release-a-j-johnson-call-up-jeff-holland-from-practice-squad/.
  9. DiLalla, Aric (August 11, 2019). "Broncos sign cornerback Rashard Causey". https://www.denverbroncos.com/news/broncos-sign-cornerback-rashard-causey.
  10. Urban, Darren (August 12, 2019). "Cardinals Claim Linebacker Jeff Holland From Waivers". https://www.azcardinals.com/news/cardinals-claim-linebacker-jeff-holland-from-waivers.
  11. Urban, Darren (August 25, 2019). "Hakeem Butler, Josh Shaw Moved To Injured Reserve". https://www.azcardinals.com/news/hakeem-butler-josh-shaw-moved-to-injured-reserve-by-cardinals. Retrieved August 25, 2019.
  12. "Bills claim defensive end Jeff Holland". August 26, 2019. https://www.buffalobills.com/news/bills-claim-defensive-end-jeff-holland.

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