Melvin Holland Jr.
Melvin  Holland Jr.

RS Freshman

Ashburn, Va.

High School:
Briar Woods HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 196




2015 Position Preview: Receivers

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


Gophers Take Part in Fall Scrimmage

Big plays headline final open practice for Minnesota


Fall Camp '14: Wide Receivers Preview

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

2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Made his season and collegiate debut against TCU on offense • competed at Colorado State and against Kent State, but did not record any statistics • notched the first catch of his career, a three-yard reception, against Ohio • made one catch for five yards at Northwestern • competed at Purdue, but did not record any statistics • saw action against Michigan. 


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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Murray To Play In Senior Bowl


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Game 12: Wisconsin at Minnesota


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