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#56 Kenneth Hollis
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 225 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Adamsville, Ala.
High School: Minor HS
Other College: East Mississippi JC
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Kenneth Hollis Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/12/2006

Updated 4/12/06

LSU CAREER
Junior college transfer who started for two years at linebacker for the Tigers ... Played in 28 games during his LSU career with 16 starts ... Compiled 78 tackles and 3 sacks during his career... Added 10.5 tackles for losses and 1 interception ... Scored a touchdown in second week of 2005 season when he returned an interception 3-yards for a score against Tennessee.

SENIOR SEASON (2005)
Veteran who started 9 games at the Buck linebacker position in LSU’s base defense ... Was the first linebacker off the field when the Tigers go to their sub-packages on defense ... Played in 13 games with 9 starts ... Had 45 tackles to his credit with 20 of those being solo stops ... Recorded  2.5 tackles totaling 6-yards in losses ... Returned an interception 3-yards for a second quarter touchdown against Tennessee ... Recorded a career-best 8 tackles against both Tennessee and Auburn ... Tackles for losses came against Auburn (minus 1-yard) and Ole Miss (minus 4-yards).

JUNIOR SEASON (2004)
Emerged as the starter at the Sam linebacker position for the Tigers midway through the 2004 season ... Played in 12 games with seven starts ... Recorded 33 tackles, 8 tackles for losses and 3 sacks ... Played in a backup role at linebacker and on special teams for the first five games of the season ... Got his first start at sam linebacker against Florida and responded with a terrific game, recording 4 tackles ... Followed that with 2 tackles and a sack for an 11-yard loss against Troy ... Had 5 tackles and a tackle for a loss in win over Alabama ... Registered 4 solo tackles in victory over Arkansas to cap the regular season. ... Concluded season with 5 tackles, including 3 tackles for losses and a pair of sacks in loss to Iowa in the Capital One Bowl ... Also added a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry against the Hawkeyes.  

JUNIOR SEASON (2003)
Redshirted as a junior in 2003 after transferring to LSU from East Missisisppi Junior College ... Played in three games for LSU in 2003 ... Saw action against Louisiana-Monroe, Arizona and Georgia ... Did not record any statistics ... Played a total of 11 snaps in 2003.

PRE-LSU
One of the most coveted junior college linebackers in the country ... Ranked the No. 2 junior college linebacker in the nation by TheInsiders.com ... Named Mississippi Junior College Athletic Conference All-State and All-Region in 2002 after finishing with 104 tackles and four sacks ... Originally signed with Tuskegee (Ala.) out of Minor High School, but later enrolled at East Mississippi ... Leading tackler and defensive MVP in Alabama High School All-Star game ... Coached by Tom Goode.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kenneth Jamal Hollis ... Born October 29, 1982 in Fairfield, Ala. ... Parents are Jimmy and Cynthia Hollis ... Has one brother, Keith and a sister, Kendra ... Majoring in general studies. 

Hollis' Career Defensive Stats

Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

Int

2003 Jr.

3-0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2004 Jr.-RS

12-7

19

14

33

8-50

3-36

0

2005 Sr.

13-9

20

25

45

2.5-6

0

1-3

TOTALS

28-16

39

39

78

10.5-56

3-36

1-3

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