2007: Received the Commodore Dedication Award from Head Coach Bobby Johnson at postseason team banquet... Award is the only postseason honor voted upon by the coaching staff... olliday started every game at center, becoming one of five seniors to make 12 starts on the offensive line... Ended career with 24 consecutive starting assignments... Shared team's Offensive Player of the Week honors with tackle Brian Stamper for outstanding blocking performance in Commodore win over Miami (Ohio)... That effort also earned Holliday Southeastern Conference Lineman of the Week honors... Improved as the season endured, earning "winning" blocking grade in five of the last six games... Named squad's representative for the Draddy Trophy as team's top scholar-athlete... All-SEC Academic Honor Roll recipient who was named a CoSIDA District IV Academic All-American.
2006: Became one of team's most consistent interior players as a first-year starter at center... Started every game for the Commodores, and enters 2007 having started 14 consecutive games... Part of an unproven center-quarterback duo entering the season, Holliday quickly earned the praise of coaches and teammates, winning the squad's Offensive Player of the Week honors in the opener at Michigan... Later in the year, he share the offensive team honor with QB Chris Nickson for his performance in victory at Duke... Along with OT Chris Williams, typically earned the highest blocking grade among Commodore linemen.
2005: Finished strongly after starting the season limited by injury... A versatile lineman, enjoyed much of his playing time at offensive guard while serving as top backup to starting center Trey Holloway... In closing games of season, was playing significant minutes at guard... Was on the field for most of win at Tennessee, including game-winning final possession.
2004: Played in six games... Started at right guard at end of season against Kentucky and Tennessee following injury to Nigel Seaman... Named to Freshman All-Southeastern Conference Squad by coaches and The Sporting News... Also showed ability to play center.
High School: Three-year offensive line starter for Atlanta metro power... Team captain as senior... Started at strong tackle for three-time 5A playoff squad... Named First Team All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... Also recognized as All-Cobb County and All-Area... Offensive Lineman of the Year recipient by the Cobb County Touchdown Club... Earned Lineman of the Week honors from the Atlanta Touchdown Club... Played in Georgia North-South All-Star Game... Helped team to undefeated regular season and second round of playoffs as senior... Squad also went to playoffs following 8-2 regular season in 2002... Also throws shot and discus in track & field.
Academics: Holliday is working toward a degree in Engineering Science. He was a Dean's List recipient, and All-SEC Academic Honor Roll recipient in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Holliday also earned CoSIDA second team District Academic All-American recognition last year.
Personal: Hamilton Pitts Holliday... Son of Roger and Cindy Holliday... Born Nov. 2, 1985... Known as "Hambone" to teammates... Born and raised in Atlanta area... Has a younger brother, Henry, and younger sister, Hayes... Dad is Vice President with Alabama-based Russell Lands real estate development company... Alabama legend and College Football Hall of Fame member Billy Neighbors is a cousin... Enjoys hunting, fishing, and hanging out with friends.