David Hollyfield
David  Hollyfield


Silsbee, Texas

High School:
Silsbee HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 240

Defensive Line


Listed second on the depth at right end following spring workouts … Has played in 30 games earning one start.

2014 (Junior): Played in six games … Recorded seven tackles, including a sack … Recorded a season-high two solo stops, including a sack for 15 yards in loss, at Nicholls … Also had two stops at Central Arkansas.

2013 (Sophomore): Played in 12 games earning one start ... Recorded 21 tackles, including 4.5 for losses, and a sack ... Also picked off a pass and returned it five yards ... Recorded four quarterback hurries and deflected a pass ... Recorded a career-high seven tackles against Nicholls State, including one for a loss ... Recorded four tackles, including a sack against Bacone College ... His lone interception of the season came against Bacone ... Recorded four tackles and 1.5 TFLs against Oklahoma Panhandle State and McNeese State.

2012: Played in all 12 games as a true freshman and finished the year with eight total tackles ... Recorded a season-high three tackles in 52-21 victory over McMurry (10/13) ... Finished with one tackle in first college game which accounted for a 4-yard loss at Louisiana-Lafayette (9/1) ... Registered his lone sack of the year in 31-0 win over Prairie View A&M (9/8), and also blocked a punt against the Panthers.

High School: Helped Silsbee High School to an 8-3 record as a senior, earning District 21-3A first-team honors ... Also named to the Beaumont Enterprise Super Gold second team ... Finished year with 70 tackles, two sacks and an interception ... Advanced to regionals in power lifting as a junior and senior.

Personal: David Hollyfield was born on July 27, 1994 ... Son of Benny and Mary Hollyfield ... Majoring in industrial engineering.


2014 Fall Camp - Defensive Line

Senior Joe Okafor's move to the outside should strengthen LU's defensive front


Defense Shines in Second Scrimmage

Cardinals wrap up second spring scrimmage with big defensive plays


Lamar takes home opener 31-0 over Prairie View A&M

Cardinals finished with 432 yards of total offense in the win


Lamar Football Camp - Defensive Line

The Cardinals return five defensive linemen for the 2012 season




The Big Red SN Guys: Lamar at McNeese Chalk Talk 2

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Big Red SN Guys, Jordan and Wesley, deliver their last Chalk Talk of the season - recapping the big win over #17 McNeese State 27-24 and the season as a whole.


Flight Plan::Football

The Lamar Cardinals (7-4 OVR) (4-3 SLC) head to Cowboy Stadium in Lake Charles, LA to compete against McNeese State (6-4 OVR) (4-3 SLC) in their final game of the season. Game time is slated for 6PM.


Highlights: UIW 20 - LU 31

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Lamar Cardinals take home the close win over Incarnate Word with a final score of 20-31. Lamar had yet another record breaking game when Mark Roberts became the first player in Lamar history to record 1,000 receiving yards.

The Cardinals will travel next week to McNeese to take on the Cowboys.


Flight Plan::Football

(BEAUMONT, TX); The Lamar Cardinals are set to take on the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals in the Big Red's final home game. It is also senior night for the Cards, and there will be a ceremony before the game honoring them individually.

Game is slated for 7PM at Provost-Umphrey Stadium and online at www.bigredsn.com

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