Cole Holcomb

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Cole Holcomb
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Holcomb in 2019
No. 55 – Washington Redskins
Position:Inside linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1996-07-30) July 30, 1996 (age 23)
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:New Smyrna Beach
College:North Carolina
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 5 / Pick: 173
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2019
Total tackles:90
Sacks:1.0
Forced fumbles:2
Fumble recoveries:0
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Cole Holcomb (born July 30, 1996) is an American football inside linebacker for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at North Carolina, and was drafted by the Redskins in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

College career[edit]

Walked on to the team as a freshman. Holcomb appeared in all 14 games mainly on special teams. In his senior season, he appeared in all 11 games for the Tar Heels. Holcomb earn All ACC Second Team Honors.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 0 12 in
(1.84 m)
231 lb
(105 kg)
32 14 in
(0.82 m)
10 18 in
(0.26 m)
4.51 s 1.59 s 2.60 s 4.14 s 6.77 s 11 ft 0 in
(3.35 m)
22 reps
All values from North Carolina's Pro Day[2]

The Washington Redskins selected Holcomb in the fifth round (173rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. Holcomb was the 26th linebacker drafted in 2019.[3]

External video
Redskins draft Cole Holcomb 173rd overall

On May 9, 2019, the Washington Redskins signed Holcomb to a four-year, $2.75 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $234,884.[4]

In Week 8 against the Minnesota Vikings, Holcomb forced a fumble on wide receiver Stefon Diggs that was recovered by teammate Ryan Anderson in the 19-9 loss. [5] In week 12 against the Detroit Lions, Holcomb recorded a team high 13 tackles and sacked Jeff Driskel once in the 19–16 win. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carolina, North. "2018 Football Roster". Goheels. Retrieved April 28, 2019.
  2. ^ "Cole Holcomb, DS #10 ILB, North Carolina", draftscout.com, retrieved November 14, 2019
  3. ^ Jennings, Scott (April 27, 2019). "Washington Redskins select North Carolina ILB Cole Holcomb in fifth round of 2019 NFL Draft". SB Nation. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
  4. ^ "Spotrac.com: Cole Holcomb contract". Spotrac.com. Retrieved November 14, 2019.
  5. ^ "Cook, Vikings wear down Redskins 19-9 for 4th straight win". www.espn.com. October 24, 2019. Retrieved October 24, 2019.
  6. ^ "Redskins come back to beat Lions for 2nd win of season". www.espn.com. Associated Press. November 24, 2019. Retrieved November 24, 2019.

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