Holt had three catches for 45 yards and a 28-yard touchdown in the season opener against Florida Atlantic. He added five receptions for 40 yards against Arkansas State and had one catch for 13 yards at Virginia Tech. At the start of league play Holt had two receptions each against Missouri, Texas Tech and Iowa State. Holt also contributed on NU's special teams, playing on the punt unit.
Overall, Holt played in 12 games in 2008, missing only the Oklahoma game following a knee injury. Nebraska regularly utilized three or more receivers and Holt was in the starting lineup against Virginia Tech, Texas Tech, Iowa State and Colorado. He had four games with five or more catches and snagged a 20-yard touchdown reception against Missouri.
He opened the year with five catches for 59 yards against Western Michigan, and had five catches for a career-high 67 yards against Missouri. Holt grabbed a career-high six catches for 55 yards in a near-miss at Texas Tech, then added five catches for 45 yards at Iowa State. Holt was injured after one catch vs. Baylor and did not have a catch for the next three games. He closed the regular season with three catches for 42 yards against Colorado and added two against Clemson in the Gator Bowl.
Before Nebraska (St. Augustine HS)
Holt earned first-team all-league honors as a junior, catching 42 passes for 726 yards and 12 touchdowns, while adding an interception return for a touchdown. Holt was ranked among the top 50 receivers in the country by Rivals.com and PrepStar and among the top 60 players in California.
Holt played center for the St. Augustine basketball team, and as a junior, he averaged 10 points and 16 rebounds a game, while setting the school record for rebounds in a playoff game with 22. He led St. Augustine to both San Diego Section and Southern California Regional Division III titles before losing in the state finals.
Personal Year G/S No. Yds. Y/R Y/G Long TDs 2006 8/0 0 0 0.0 0.0 None 0 2007 12/0 4 97 24.2 8.1 35 vs. Kansas St. 0 Totals 46/9 49 627 13.6 35 vs. Kansas St. 2
35 vs. Kansas St.
35 vs. Kansas St.
Receiving Yards-67 vs. Missouri, 2008
Long Reception-35 yards vs. Kansas State, 2007
Touchdowns-1 vs. Missouri, 2008, vs. Florida Atlantic, 2009