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Torrance "Torry" Jabar Holt (born June 5, 1976 in Gibsonville, North Carolina) nicknamed "Big Game" is an American football All-Pro wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the first round of the 1999 NFL Draft, and spent the next ten years for this organization. He was one of the members of the famous Greatest Show on Turf. He played College football at North Carolina State University. Later, the Wolfpack retired Holt's jersey. In 1999, his rookie season, Holt won the Super Bowl and set Rookie records for receptions and yards.

He is the older brother of Terrence Holt who use to play safety in the NFL, but is now a free agent.

Holt was Prep Football Report All-America selection, adding All-State honors at Eastern Guilford High School. While there he caught 129 passes during his career, gaining 2,573 yards and scoring 42 touchdowns including 56 receptions for 983 yards and 17 touchdowns as senior. He also returned three punts and three kickoffs for touchdowns during his career. Additionally, Holt was a standout defensive back who posted 62 tackles and four interceptions as senior. He was named one of the Top 25 players in the state by the Charlotte Observer. After High School Holt attended Hargrave Military Academy in 1994. There he caught 21 passes for 524 yards and six touchdowns.

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