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Holt selected as recipient of CFPA Elite Kickoff Returner Award


APSU Men’s Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsDavidson, NC – Terrence Holt, who set multiple Austin Peay State University, Ohio Valley Conference and NCAA kickoff return records, has been named College Football Performance Awards 2010 Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Elite Kickoff Returner Award.

The CFPA announced it award recipients Wednesday that includes 52 D-I Football Bowl Series (FBS) & FCS winners.

Terrence Holt breaks away on a 95-yard kickoff return against UT Martin. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Terrence Holt breaks away on a 95-yard kickoff return against UT Martin. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Back in November, Holt was named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference return specialist. The senior also earned second-team All-OVC at running back.

The Nashville native owns multiple NCAA records. Entering the 2010 season, he was the only player in NCAA history to record a trio of 1,000-yard kickoff return seasons.

He finished his final season with 1,100 yards, including a 95-yard kickoff return for a score against UT Martin-it was his fourth career kickoff return for a TD and sixth overall special teams score (he also had two punt returns for TDs).

A 2009 All-America who was named to multiple 2010 preseason teams, Holt owns the NCAA record for career kickoff return yards (4,683) and combined kickoff + punt return yards (5,230) along with 191 career kickoff returns and combined kickoff + punt returns (241). He also had an OVC record of 7,512 career all-purpose yards, including 2,049 this season-his 186.27 yards per game ranking third nationally.

Terrence HoltIn fact, as a running back, Holt finished with 793 yards (5.4 ypc) and eight TDs, including a trio of 100-yard rushing performances. Despite not serving as No. 1 tailback until the final three games of his senior season, Holt ended his career ninth on APSU’s all-time rushing list with 1939 yards, including 23 touchdowns. Those 23 TDs and his 174 points rank fourth all-time in APSU history

The purpose of the College Football Performance Awards is to provide the most scientifically rigorous conferments in college football. Recipients are selected exclusively based upon objective scientific rankings of the extent to which individual players increase the overall effectiveness of their teams.




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