NFL union official Gene Upshaw dies

NFL union official Gene Upshaw dies

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Gene Upshaw, the Pro Football Hall of Fame guard who became the NFL Players Association executive director, has died at 63.

Holliday signs long-term deal with Miami

MIAMI, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Defensive tackle Vonnie Holliday has signed a four-year contract with the Miami Dolphins, the NFL team announced Wednesday. Holliday started all 16 games for a Miami defense that was ranked fourth in the league in 2006. He was fourth on the team with 66 t

Dolphins coach snubs Bush for team

MIAMI, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Miami Dolphins Coach Nick Saban said he skipped dinner with U.S. President George Bush because he had responsibilities to his players during training camp.

Dolphins sign Vonnie Holliday

DAVIE, Fla., March 6 (UPI) -- The Miami Dolphins Sunday announced the signing of defensive end Vonnie Holliday to a two-year contract.

NFL free agent signings to begin Wednesday

NEW YORK, March 1 (UPI) -- The 2005 NFL free agency signing period begins Wednesday.

Chiefs release Vonnie Holliday

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs released veteran defensive end Vonnie Holliday in a salary cap move.

Chiefs place Holliday on IR

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Kansas City defensive end Vonnie Holliday has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list for a right groin injury.

Packers place Johnson on injured reserve

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers placed defensive end Joe Johnson on injured reserve Wednesday, one day after learning he will miss the rest of the season.

Packers ink Nwokorie, Ruegamer

GREEN BAY, Wis., April 9 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers, looking to fill a need at defensive end, Wednesday signed free agent Chuckie Nwokorie.

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Holliday signs with Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 7 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs Monday announced the signing of free agent defensive end Vonnie Holliday.

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Packers come to terms with Gbaja-Biamila

GREEN BAY, Wis., April 2 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers have reached agreement on a multi-year contract with defensive end Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila.

Packers match offer sheet for Diggs

GREEN BAY, Wis., March 28 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers announced Friday they had matched a four-year offer sheet Na'il Diggs signed with the rival Detroit Lions six days ago, keeping the young
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Vonnie Holliday
PIT98110903-09NOVEMBER1998-PITTSBURGH, PA, USA: Pittsburgh Steelers Runningback Jerome Bettis elbows his way pass Green Bay Packers Vonnie Holliday in the first quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers 27 to 20 win at Three River Stadium. UPI ac/Archie Carpenter..

Dimetry Giovonni "Vonnie" Holliday (born December 12, 1975 in Camden, South Carolina) is an American football defensive lineman who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers 19th overall in the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina.

Holliday has also played for the Kansas City Chiefs and Miami Dolphins.

Holliday was a multi-sport star athlete at Camden High School in South Carolina. As a senior, Holliday was a first-team all-state selection and the Class 3A Lineman of the Year for his work on the gridiron. He was a three-time all-area and all-conference selection on defense, where he played defensive end, defensive tackle and linebacker. Holliday also played offense as a tight end and was an all-conference selection there as well.

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