Colin Holba   #40 LS

Height: 6-4   Weight: 255   Age: 25

Born: 7/8/1994 Aurora , IL

College: Louisville

Experience: 2nd season

High School: Eastern HS [Louisville, KY]

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Draft 2017

Pick No.213

Selected By: Pittsburgh Steelers

Round: 6

Pick (Overall): 30 (213)

Pick Analysis: Holba was the valedictorian of the largest high school in Kentucky, a three-year baseball player, and had two years of experience as a long snapper when he decided to walk on at Louisville. His father, John, played quarterback at Ohio University and Western Michigan, and his cousin, Andrew, is an offensive lineman at the Air Force Academy. Holba redshirted in 2012, and played in only one game between the 2013 and 2014 seasons as four-year starter Grant Donovan had everything under control. He stepped in for Donovan in 2015 as the team's short and long-snapper, and held that job in 2016 as well. He made three tackles in coverage the past two years while providing consistent snaps for placements and punts.

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  1. Steelers select Colin Holba No. 213 in the 2017 NFL Draft

    Published: April 29, 2017 at 05:15 p.m.

    Mike Logan announces the Pittsburgh Steelers selection of Louisville long snapper Colin Holba in Round 6 with the No. 213 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

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