2001: Played in five games at linebacker and on special teams Recorded five tackles, including three solos Had four tackles against Michigan Registered his only tackle for loss in win over Northern Illinois.
2000: Redshirted the 2000 season.
High School: Led the North Suburban Conference in sacks with 10 while also registering 76 tackles his senior year Named to the Arlington Heights Daily-Herald all-area team Had 19 receptions for 310 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 16 yards per catch as a tight end Earned All-North Suburban Conference honors and was a 1999 Coca-Cola all-area selection Named to the Chicago Sun-Times all-area team Five-time letterwinner at Stevenson High School in football and basketball Averaged 7.6 rebounds a game Moved to Stevenson his junior year after playing for two years at Miffin High School in Columbus, Ohio.
Personal: Full given name is Alexis Lamont Holden Born July 23, 1982 in Lawrence, Kan. Nickname is Leroy The son of Renwick Atkins and Shyra Holden Father played one year with the Detroit Lions after a college career at Kansas Mother was a four-year varsity basketball letterwinner at Kansas and played two years on the Brazilian National team Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts Won the Womens Teapot Society Poetry contest in Columbus, Ohio in 1997 Was a member of Snowball a youth substance abuse prevention organization Represented Stevenson at the 1999 North Suburb History Fair Plans to pursue a career as a teacher/coach Says his mother is the biggest influence on his athletic career Hobbies include writing poetry, basketball and listening to music.
CAREER HIGHS Tackles- 4 at Michigan, 9/22/01 Solos- 2 at Michigan, 9/22/01 TFL- 1 vs. Northern Illinois, 9/8/01
DEFENSIVE STATISTICS YEAR G ST AT TOT TFL-YDS QBS-YDS QBH 2001 5 3 2 5 1-2 0-0 1