Cole Holcomb   #55 LB

Height: 6-1   Weight: 240   Age: 23

Born: 7/30/1996 USA

College: North Carolina

Experience: Rookie

High School: New Smyrna Beach HS [New Smyrna Beach, FL]

TCKL

15

SCK

0.0

FF

0

INT

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Draft 2019

Pick No.173

Selected By: Washington Redskins

Round: 5

Pick (Overall): 35 (173)

Pick Analysis: Holcomb has been a productive player for the Tar Heels despite having to earn his roster spot as a walk-on. The Florida native redshirted in 2014 before becoming a special teams stalwart the next season (15 tackles). Eventually earning that scholarship, Holcomb went on to lead the team in tackles in 2016 (115, five for loss, five pass breakups in 13 starts), 2017 (93, 2.5 for loss, three pass breakups in 11 starts) and 2018 (105, 8.0, one sack, four pass breakups in 11 starts). Holcomb ranked in the top 10 nationally with four forced fumbles his senior year.

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  1. Redskins select Cole Holcomb No. 173 in the 2019 draft

    Published: April 27, 2019 at 03:23 p.m.

    The Washington Redskins select North Carolina linebacker Cole Holcomb No. 173 in Round 5 of the 2019 NFL Draft.

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