Melvin Holland Jr.
Melvin  Holland Jr.

RS Senior

Ashburn, Va.

High School:
Briar Woods HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 206


2 Letters

Business and Marketing Education


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


Career Stats

2017 • JUNIOR SEASON: Saw action on special teams against Buffalo, at Oregon State and against Middle Tennessee and then missed the rest of the season with an injury. 

 Saw action against Indiana State and competed on special teams agaisnt Washington State. 

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. 


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.



2018 Spring Preview: Defensive Line

2018 Spring Preview: Defensive Line

3/22/2018 - Football

The brand of football that head coach P.J. Fleck and defensive coordinator Robb Smith want to play requires having an elite pass rush.

2018 Spring Preview: Quarterbacks

2018 Spring Preview: Quarterbacks

3/20/2018 - Football

The Gophers will have their third spring practice today and there will be more than a few eyes on the quarterbacks.

Elite Access: Inside Spring Practice

Elite Access: Inside Spring Practice

3/20/2018 - Football

Before the team headed out for Spring Break, the Golden Gophers held spring practice #2 in the Larson Football Performance Center.

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