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Avery Holley
Avery Holley

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pompano Beach, FL

High School:
Ely

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 150

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
10/31/1987

Major:
Sociology


Avery Holley Photo Gallery

2009: Played in every game, starting one...second leading wide receiver that will return for 2010...recorded a reception in all but one game...had a season-game-high four receptions against Middle Tennessee and UAB...had a season-high 38 yards on three catches versus Western Kentucky...scored on a wide-open play versus Middle Tennessee...also had five punt returns on the season. Motor City Bowl: Returned a punt.

2008: Recorded nine receptions on the year of 102 yards...his longest was a 20-yard grab versus North Texas...first receptions, two, of the season was at Minnesota for a total of 10 yards...had a season-high three receptions versus North Texas for 40 yards...also set season long with a 20-yard catch...recorded 10 punt returns on the year...had three versus North Texas for a total of 16 yards...season-long punt return was 18 yards against FIU.

2007: Tore his ACL in the season opener.

2006: One of five freshmen who did not redshirt...played in 11 games with a reception in each...despite the squad using 19 different receivers, he had multiple grabs in four games with the most coming against Southern Utah, a game he had four and 47 yards with his second collegiate TD...his first college touchdown was one game earlier against Louisiana-Monroe...he also had his longest reception of 33 yards against Monroe...began the season as the program's primary kick returner...tallied four against Clemson and returned for 70 yards...also played basketball for first-year head coach Rex Walters...saw action in 16 games, starting eight...averaged 5.3 points per game, dished 42 assists while averaging 15.5 minutes of action per game...season was shortened due to a high school shoulder injury that was aggravated...sat the spring season out rehabbing from surgery.

High School: Played for Coach Steven Davis at Ely High School, where he tallied 784 yards on 29 receptions...scored 14 TDs, defensively had four interceptions, as a senior...earned All-County honors as a senior and was the 6A Broward Male Athlete of the Year...was an All-State football and basketball honoree...Ely Player of the Year and a participant in the Broward North versus South All-Star Game as well as the Broward versus Dade All-Star Game...two-sport athlete (football and basketball, averaged 21.0 points per game)...first FAU player to play both football and basketball.

Personal: Sociology in major...son of David and Cherry Holley...born Oct. 31, 1987, in Pompano Beach, FL.

Receiving
YearGMSNo.YDsTDLG
20061118223233
20071Redshirted
2008119102020
20091222224117
Total3549549333

Kick Returns
YearGMSNo.YDs TDLG
2006116107023
20071Redshirted
2008110000
2009120000
Total356107023

Punt Returns
YearGMSNo.YDs TDLG
2006110000
20071Redshirted
2008111048018
20091251509
Total351563018

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