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McNeese State’s Nick Holiday commands the offensive line

Nick Holiday McNeese State
McNeese State offensive lineman Nick Holiday is destined for a breakout season. The massive offensive lineman is a player to keep an eye on.

By: Justin Aaron Kelm (@JustinAaronUH91)

Down, set, hut. Cowboys quarterback Cody Orgeron breaks his cadence. As the cadence gets louder, the McNeese State offensive line moves as one. On the offensive line is redshirt junior Nick Holiday. The 6’5, 322-pound lineman from Cibolo, Texas is one to watch this fall. Holiday was a key member of the Knights of Byron P. Steele II High School. He received all-District honors twice and was a two-year varsity starter. During his senior year in 2017, he was named a captain. When speaking with him, he was thrilled I knew where Cibolo was. He usually just tells folks he’s from San Antonio. 

In 2018, Holiday redshirted. In 2019 before the global pandemic that has hit us all, he played in six games. In the 2021 spring season, he appeared in five games. As a redshirt junior this fall the time to shine is now. 

Holiday’s base blocking skills are a huge part of his game. Orgeron credits his entire team for the success he has accomplished. This all comes from the offensive line which gives Cody and the rest of the Cowboys time to execute the plays effectively. 

Holiday and the Cowboys open the 2021 fall season on Saturday, September 4. The Cowboys will host the University of West Florida Argonauts. The Argonauts won Division II in 2019. The kickoff is set for noon from Cowboy Stadium in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  

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