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Old 05-14-2010   #1
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http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/...t/7005664.html

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The Texans agreed to contract terms today with sixth-round pick Trindon Holliday, the wide receiver/kick returner from LSU.


Holliday, who'll return kicks and be incorporated into the passing game, is the first draft choice in the NFL to sign.

The 5-5, 160-pound Holliday brings world-class speed to the Texans. He ran an official time of 4.34 at the NFL combine in February and won the 100-meters at the 2009 NCAA outdoor track championships with a time of 10 seconds flat.
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Championship!
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Good start. Earlier than expected, too.
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The fastest guy we drafted is the fastest guy to sign.

Coincedence i think not.
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Thats what I like to see. Commitment, he is in the fold.
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Holliday ran a 4.21 40-yard draft at the combine.
That's the fastest draft I've ever seen.... solid work John Clayton.

http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=5189904
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Cool! I hope the guy torches everyone on his returns.

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Default Re: Trindon Holliday agrees to contract

Just for kicks, I would like to refer you all to this thread http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70584.

We predicted this pick, something that is rather difficult to do that late in the draft.
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Just for kicks, I would like to refer you all to this thread http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=70584.

We predicted this pick, something that is rather difficult to do that late in the draft.
Great call! I think this little waterbug is gonna give our team a tremendous boost. He is very versatile, and as they say " speed kills". We have had some fast guys (Mathis, Davis, Jones); but nothing like the moves this cat can bring.
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Default Re: Trindon Holliday agrees to contract

If this guy translates to the NFL, our special teams are in good shape.
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Default Re: Trindon Holliday agrees to contract

Awaiting the inevitable Holliday vs Mario Williams arm wrestling match.
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Default Re: Trindon Holliday agrees to contract

Kudos to Mark Berman for breaking the story.
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Does he take PED's?




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Default Re: Trindon Holliday agrees to contract

sweet, i cant wait to see this kid out in the open
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sweet, i cant wait to see this kid out in the open
No kidding, right?

Sooner or later he's going to find a crease and there will be much screaming and cheering..... and that's just at my house, much less Reliant!
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No kidding, right?

Sooner or later he's going to find a crease and there will be much screaming and cheering..... and that's just at my house, much less Reliant!
Yep.

This may be premature, but I think he can get 7-8 TDs this year. A handful on special teams, and 1 or 2 on offense.
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Default Re: Trindon Holliday agrees to contract

Sooner or later, someone out there is going to remind him the hard way that 5'5" and 160 in the NFL is not quite the same as 5'5" and 160 in college. He'll definitely be running with a sense of urgency, though.
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Can't tackle him if you can't see him.
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Default Re: Trindon Holliday agrees to contract

I can see him getting us good field position on kick returns pretty regularly. The question is, will he stay healthy?

He could be really dangerous on punt returns as well if Jacoby is taking more reps at receiver.
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Sooner or later, someone out there is going to remind him the hard way that 5'5" and 160 in the NFL is not quite the same as 5'5" and 160 in college. He'll definitely be running with a sense of urgency, though.
Yeah, if he's smart - he'll be running scared. Fear is a great motivator when it comes to grabbing an extra gear.
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