Football to honor 21 seniors in home regular season finale
Paladins rush past WCU in torrential downpour in Cullowhee
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2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in seven games as a back-up running back ... Rushed for 239 yards on 53 carries with four touchdowns on the ground ... Added nine catches for 220 yards ... Made his collegiate debut with a five-carry, 58-yard outing, scoring his first career touchdown in the opener against Mars Hill (Sept. 5) on a six-yard run in the fourth quarter ... Tallied his second career rushing score on five carries at Wofford (Oct. 17) ... Posted a two-rushing TD game against Samford (Oct. 24) ... Caught a career-high three passes at Chattanooga (Oct. 31) ... Rushed five times for 50 yards in WCU's annual Spring Game ... Named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
2014 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named to the 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... For the Gold squad in WCU's annual Spring Game, rushed nine times for 26 yards including a seven-yard touchdown rush.
Prior to Western Carolina: Was a four-year varsity letter winner in football ... Is a physical runner with good vision that amassed over 1,300 all-purpose yards including 1,093 on the ground en route to earning his team's MVP award as a senior, helping Eagle's Landing High record a school-record for wins ... Led the team with 10 rushing touchdowns as a part of first team All-Region honors at running back ... Recorded 200 receiving yards as a senior ... Also saw time on defense at linebacker over his final two seasons, tallying 44 tackles including 34 solo stops ... Earned the Good Citizenship Award from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution ... As a junior, rushed for 1,449 yards and nine touchdowns ... High school coach was Joe Teknipp.
Personal: Full name is Corey Justin Holloway ... Is the son of G. Reginald and Donna J.L. Holloway ... Is one of four children in the Holloway family.