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Melvin Holland Jr.
Melvin  Holland Jr.

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Ashburn, Va.

High School:
Briar Woods HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
WR

Experience:
1 Letter

Major:
Undeclared


08/17/2015

2015 Position Preview: Receivers

A mixture of experience and youth should benefit Minnesota's passing game this season

08/15/2015

Gophers Take Part in Fall Scrimmage

Big plays headline final open practice for Minnesota

08/11/2014

Fall Camp '14: Wide Receivers Preview

The Gophers will bring back six wide receivers who lettered in 2013

2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Saw action against Indiana State and competed on special teams agaisnt Washington State. 

2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON: 
Played in eight games and made two catches for eight yards. Game-by-Game: Made his season and collegiate debut against TCU • competed at Colorado State and against Kent State • notched the first catch of his career, a three-yard reception, against Ohio • made one catch for five yards at Northwestern • competed at Purdue, against Michigan and Central Michigan. 

2014:
Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Briar Woods High School • helped lead his team to a 13-2 record as a senior and a berth in the Virginia 5A championship game • notched five catches for 199 yards and three touchdowns in championship game • team won state titles during his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons • made 64 catches for 1,032 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior • returned six kickoffs for 219 yards and one touchdown • made 52 tackles, which included nine tackles-for-loss • returned one of his two interceptions for a touchdown • recovered one fumble • coached by Charlie Pierce • named a four-star recruit by ESPN, who also ranked him as the No. 12 player in Virginia and as the No. 48 wide receiver in his class • 247Sports pegged him as a three-star recruit and as the No. 21 player in Virginia • received three-star status from Rivals and Scout.

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 3, 1995 • son of Melvin Holland Sr.

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