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Glenn Holt

Holt (#16) with the Bengals
No. 15     California Redwoods
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: July 31, 1984 (1984-07-31) (age 25)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Kentucky
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2006 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • None
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Receptions     20
Receiving yards     172
Receiving TDs     2
Career UFL statistics as of 2009
Receptions     7
Receiving yards     49
Receiving TDs     0
Stats at
Stats at

Glenn Holt, Jr. (born July 31, 1984 in Miami, Florida) is an American football wide receiver for the California Redwoods of the United Football League. He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Kentucky.

Holt has also been a member of the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions.


College career

Holt started 24 games for the Kentucky Wildcats, totaling 88 career receptions for 810 yards and six touchdowns. He also scored two rushing touchdowns. In 2004 he was named the team MVP for catching 49 passes for 415 yards with three touchdowns on the year, including the only two touchdowns in Kentucky's 14-13 comeback win over Vanderbilt.

Professional career


Cincinnati Bengals

Holt signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent on May 9, 2006. He then was moved to the practice squad, but finally resigned to the team.

Holt made his NFL debut against the Carolina Panthers in 2006. His first career catch was for three yards against the Cleveland Browns, also had a kickoff return for 28 yards in that game. Against the Denver Broncos, Holt recorded a team-long 38 yard kickoff return. Against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Holt downed a Kyle Larson punt on the Pittsburgh one-yard line.

In his sophomore season of 2007, Holt played in the second game of the season against the Cleveland Browns. In that game, he recorded 5 receptions for 52 yards and a touchdown. In Week 9 against the Buffalo Bills, Holt returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown in the 2nd quarter. It is the second longest kickoff return in Cincinnati Bengals history. Holt finished the season in with 16 receptions for 143 yards and a touchdown.

On March 24, 2008 the Bengals re-signed Holt who was a exclusive rights free agent to a one-year contract. A restricted free agent in the 2009 offseason, Holt was not tendered a contract offer by the Bengals.

Minnesota Vikings

Holt was signed by the Minnesota Vikings on March 18, 2009. He was waived on August 27.

Detroit Lions

Holt was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions on August 28, 2009.[1] He was waived on September 2.


On October 12, Holt signed with the California Redwoods of the UFL.


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