12 - Cory Holt Position: Split End
Class: r-Senior
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 215 lbs.
High School: Lexington
Hometown: Lexington, N.C.
photo Started spending practice time as a wide receiver near the end of the 2007 season ... Made the move to split end for spring practice ... Has the size, speed and athleticism to be a good target ... Must become more consistent, but has the ability to contribute ... A backup quarterback for the Hokies the past three seasons ... Could be called back to those duties, depending on how the coaches decide to handle the quarterback position this fall ... Has a good understanding of the offense to go with a strong arm ... Stayed involved with the offense during the games, helping signal in the plays ... May be on the reveiving end of passes this coming fall with a good preseason showing.

2007: Played 16 snaps against William & Mary ... Completed 4 of 5 passes for 33 yards, including a 22-yard strike to tight end Andre Smith ... Also rushed for 10 yards ... Threw an interception in two pass attempts at Duke ... Began working as a receiver near the end of the season ... Worked at split end during spring practice ... Caught two passes for 10 yards in one scrimmage ... Had a 17-yard reception during the Maroon-White game.

2006: Led the quarterbacks with a 500-pound back squat during preseason testing ... Made a bid for the starting quarterback job, but was slowed after injuring his hand in a scrimmage ... Got some reps in practice at receiver to utilize his size and athleticism ... Closed out the last series at Wake Forest ... Served as the back-up in the bowl game against Georgia ... Ran the fastest 40 time among the quarterbacks during spring testing at 4.52.

2005: Finished out the action in six games ... Completed 4 of 12 passes for 80 yards and one touchdown ... Did not throw an interception ... Took 14 snaps at Duke ... Was 1-for-3 passing for 10 yards ... Engineered a 96-yard scoring drive against Ohio ... Capped the drive with a 38-yard touchdown pass, the first of his Tech career ... Finished the game 2-for-3 for 57 yards ... Also had a 7-yard run ... Played 17 snaps in the Georgia Tech game, but did not connect on any of his four passing attempts ... Hit on a 13-yard pass in two attempts against Marshall ... Was in for 12 snaps at Virginia and saw brief action against UNC ... Recorded a 505-pound back squat during spring testing ... Completed 6 of 12 passes in first scrimmage for 46 yards and one interception ... Was 5-for-10 passing in second scrimmage for 36 yards ... Hit 4 of 12 passes in the spring Maroon-White game for 83 yards ... Tossed a 50-yard touchdown pass to Josh Morgan and had one pass intercepted ... Also finished as the leading rusher in the game with nine carries for 31 yards ... Shared the the President's Award for offensive player who showed outstanding leadership during the off-season and spring with fellow quarterback Sean Glennon.

2004: Dressed for all of the games, but did not play, preserving his redshirt ... Recorded a 450-pound back squat and a 35-inch vertical jump in spring testing.

2003: Enrolled at Tech for the second semester and went through 2004 spring practice ... Was 3-for-4 passing for 28 yards during Tech's first spring scrimmage ... Hit 3 of 5 passes for 62 yards and a touchdown in his second scrimmage, but also threw an interception ... Also threw for a touchdown and had an interception in the Hokies' final scrimmage ... Completed 2 of 4 passes in the Maroon-White game for 9 yards.

Prep School: Spent the fall semester playing for Coach Robert Prunty at Hargrave ...  Connected on 4 of 10 passes for 66 yards in a win over the Virginia Tech jayvee squad ...  Hit former Hokie Justin Harper for a 47-yard touchdown on the third play of that game ...  Had a rushing touchdown against Lackawanna J.C. ...  Hit Harper on a 61-yard touchdown pass against Bridgewater's jayvee team ...  Led team to an 8-1 record. 

High School: Accounted for more than 6,000 yards of total offense during his career at Lexington High ... Lettered four years as a quarterback for Coach Billy Hunt ... Passed for 1,738 yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior ... Added 953 yards on the ground and scored 17 rushing touchdowns ... Had two games during his senior season where he rushed and threw for at least 150 yards in the same game ... Was named the Offensive Player of the Year in Central Carolina 2A ... Also named to the All-Northwest football team by The Winston-Salem Journal ... Named an all-region selection by PrepStar for the Atlantic region ... Threw for over 2,000 yards as a junior ... Set a state record as a junior by throwing eight touchdown passes in one game ... Was named all-conference, all-county and all-area as a junior ... For his career, threw for 4,872 yards and 58 TDs while rushing for 1,619 yards and 27 scores ... Set school season and career marks for passing yards, passing touchdowns and completions ... Ranked the No. 49 player in the Atlantic East region by Rivals100.com ... Ranked the No. 26 player in North Carolina by SuperPrep ... Lettered three seasons as a center in basketball ... Played on a 17-and-under AAU basketball team that won a national title.

Personal: Cory Lamont Holt ... Born 6/17/85 in Lexington, NC ... Son of Danny and Laura Fuller ... Has earned a bachelor's degree in apparel, housing and resource management and is currently pursuing a second undergraduate degree.

Passing G Effic. Att-Comp Pct. Yds. TD INT
2005 6 116.83 12-4 33.3 80 1 0
2007 2 68.17 7-4 57.1 33 0 1
Career 8 98.91 19-8 42.1 113 1 1

Rushing G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2005 6 3 1 .3 0 7
2007 2 5 10 2.0 0 8
Career 8 8 11 1.4 0 8