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Trindon Holliday
Position: Sprints
Height: 5'6"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Zachary, La.
High School: Northeast HS
Trindon Holliday Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/10/2009

Events: 60M (6.54), 100M (10.00)

2-time NCAA Champion
8-time All-American
4-time NCAA Mideast Regional Champion
4-time SEC Champion
8-time All-SEC

2009
Reclaimed the title of the world’s fastest football player by running a new personal best of 10.00 seconds in the 100-meter dash during the 2009 season ... Has run the 100-meter dash faster than any other football player in the history of the sport ... Is the reigning NCAA champion in the 100-meter dash with his victory at the 2009 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Is the third LSU Tiger to win the NCAA 100-meter title in the last four years, joining former LSU greats Xavier Carter (2006) and Richard Thompson (2008) ... Clocked 10.00 twice at the NCAA Championships, including the first round of qualifying and the national final ... Also anchored the Tigers to an NCAA runner-up finish in the 4x100-meter relay at the national meet ... Teamed with Barrett Nugent, Will Coppage and Armanti Hayes for a seasonal-best time of 38.67 in the national final ... Clocked a 10.01 in the conference final to become the first male athlete in LSU history to win two career SEC titles in the 100-meter dash ... Also captured his second career NCAA Mideast Regional crown in the 100 meters with a wind-aided time of 10.03 in the regional final ... Became the first LSU Tiger to win the 100-meter title at the prestigious Penn Relays while running a time of 10.16 into a -1.6 headwind ... A staple on the anchor leg of LSU’s sprint relay team throughout the outdoor season ... Anchored the team to All-SEC honors with a runner-up finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships (38.86) and a regional title at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships (39.13) ... Earned All-America honors during the 2009 indoor season while finishing as the NCAA runner-up in the 60-meter dash ... Matched his seasonal best with a time of 6.55 in the final at the NCAA Indoor meet in College Station, Texas ... With his three All-America honors, Holliday helped lead the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships and a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 2009 ... In addition to his second SEC title in the 100 meters outdoors, Holliday won his first career SEC championship in the 60-meter dash during the indoor season ... Crossed the finish line in 6.58 seconds in the conference final ... Followed the collegiate season with an appearance in the 100-meter dash at the USA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore. ... Finished ninth in the event in a windy 10.03 in the semifinal round.

2008
Continued to show why he is considered one of the elite sprinters in collegiate track and field with his performance in 2008 ... Earned a total of three All-America honors in leading the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships and a runner-up finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... Anchored LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team to its sixth NCAA title all-time with the third-fastest time in school history and the sixth-fastest time in collegiate history at 38.42 seconds at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa ... Added six more points at the NCAA Outdoor meet with a third-place finish in the 100-meter dash ... Clocked a time of 10.18 seconds in the national final ... Qualified for the NCAA meet with a second-place finish in the 100 meters at the NCAA Mideast Regional Championships where he clocked a 10.07 in the final ... Earned his first career indoor All-America honor with a runner-up finish in the 60-meter dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Recorded a seasonal best and new personal-best time of 6.54 in the 60-meter final at the national meet to finish the season with the third-fastest time in the world in 2008 ... His time ranks No. 2 all-time in the history of LSU track and field ... Was also a three-time All-SEC performer in 2008 ... Earned all-conference honors in the short sprints with runner-up finishes in the 60 meters and 100 meters at the SEC Indoor and Outdoor Championships ... Recorded a seasonal-best time of 10.05 in the 100-meter final at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Ran the anchor leg on the Tigers’ winning 4x100-meter relay that crossed the finish line in 38.67 at the conference meet ... Also ran anchor on LSU’s sprint relay teams that captured titles at the prestigious Texas Relays (38.74) and Penn Relays (39.18) ... Won five individual event titles on the year, including 60-meter titles at the Bayou Bengal Invitational (6.67) and Tyson Invitational (6.60) during the indoor season and 100-meter titles at the Texas Relays (10.20), Tiger Invitational (10.23) and LSU Alumni Gold (10.17) during the outdoor season ... Followed the collegiate season by lining up in the 100-meter dash at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore. ... Advanced to the semifinal round where he finished the meet in 11th place in his first Olympic Trials experience.

2007
Enjoyed a breakout sophomore season on the track in 2007 ... Led the Tigers to a second-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships after earning a pair of All-America honors at the national meet ... Was the national runner-up in the 100-meter dash after clocking a time of 10.06 seconds in the final ... Shattered his own school record in the event with a blistering time of 10.02 in the national semifinal ... Also anchored the Tigers' 4x100-meter relay team to an NCAA runner-up finish with a seasonal-best time of 38.85 in the final at the NCAA Outdoor meet ... Broke LSU great Xavier Carter's school record in the 100 meters when he won the SEC title in 10.08 ... Set the school record in the 100 meters an impressive four times in 2007 ... Also won NCAA Mideast Regional titles in the 100 meters and sprint relay ... Helped the Tigers continue their tradition of excellence in the sprint relay by running the leadoff leg on the foursome that won the title at the prestigious Penn Relays (39.73) ... Followed his performance at the NCAA Outdoor Championships by winning a silver medal in the 100-meter dash at the AT&T USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Earned the right to represent the United States in the 100-meter dash and as a member of the 400-meter relay pool at the 2007 IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Osaka, Japan ... Elected to sacrifice his spot on Team USA in order to prepare himself to compete for the Tigers during the 2007 football season ... Did not compete during the indoor season while taking part in spring practice with the football team.

2006
Competed primarily during the indoor campaign in his first season with the Tigers ... Earned a spot in the final heat of the 55 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships after finishing fifth in the prelims with a time of 6.28 ... Clocked a seasonal-best time of 6.74 in the 60 meters at the Tyson Invitational, finishing the meet in 13th place in the collegiate division ... Posted fourth-place finishes at both the UNM Lobo Invitational and LSU Twilight with times of 6.76 and 6.81, respectively ... Only competed in one meet during the outdoor season ... Finished in 24th place in the 100 meters at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 11.01.

PRIOR TO LSU
Coached by Darren Wicker at Northeast High School in Zachary, La. ... Was the nation's No. 1 ranked sprinter in the 60-meter dash in 2005 ... Won the event at the Nike Indoor Nationals, clocking 6.64 ... Time ranks as the fourth-fastest ever run by a high school athlete in the event ... A six-time Louisiana state champion, he won three titles in the 200 meters (2003-05), two titles in the 100 meters (2004-05) and one in the 55 meters .... Helped his team to state title in 2003 and 2005 ... Will also play on the Tigers' football team ... Twice earned all-state and all-district honors as a running back ... Accumulated 2,210 yards rushing (11.4 per carry) on 193 carries and 34 touchdowns as a senior ... Rushed for 1,870 yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior ... Also averaged 27.6 yards per punt return.

PERSONAL
Full name is Trindon Jerard Holliday ... Born on April 27, 1986 ... Son of Dennis and Gwendolyn Richardson ... Has three siblings named Treavion, Dennis and Damonte' ... Majoring in general studies.

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