In the third quarter Cardinal O'Hara's offense was driving after quarterback Tom Savage hit Chris Smith for a 53-yard pass, but when the Lions tried a jump ball in the end zone to 6-foot-7 junior tight end Mark Wedderburn, Holley plucked it out of the air, taking away what could have ended up being a game-winning touchdown. Later in the fourth quarter, O'Hara was mounting a final drive to try and win the game, but Holley made an athletic catch on a deflected pass to seal the victory for the Red Rovers. Add these two game changing interceptions to the 53 yards Holley picked up on the ground and it was easy to see why Holley has already received two offers.
When we spoke to him Friday, Holley said, "I received my first scholarship offer today from Virginia," Holley said. "I've also been hearing from schools like Notre Dame, Michigan, Boston College, Georgia Tech, Penn State and Pittsburgh."
We also spoke to Holley tonight after practice where he learned he had picked up his second offer from in-state Pittsburgh. "My coach told me Pittsburgh offered today," Holley said. "I know Pittsburgh is a very good school and I'll definitely be looking into them."
Holley has no early favorites and claims to like all of the schools that he's been contacted by. He and senior running back Ryan Hartzell combined for 1442 yards and 20 touchdowns last season.