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Jamelle Holieway

Date of birth
Jun 25, 1967

Ht: 5'11" Wt: 186 lbs.

Hometown
Carson, CA

Nationality
American

College
University of Oklahoma

High school
Banning

Summary
Jamelle Holieway (born June 25, 1967 in Carson, California) is a former quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners football team from 1985 to 1988. He is considered one of the greatest option quarterbacks in NCAA Division I-A history. Highly recruited from Banning High School under longtime head coach Chris Ferragamo, Holieway attracted interest from a swarm of schools. Oklahoma, Nebraska, Notre Dame,...
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  • Spent some time with Los Angeles Raiders (1989-90) and the BC Lions (1991-92). Later he played three years in Spain and semi-pro football in Oklahoma until the age of 32.
  • Cousin Eric Johnson played as a LB for the University of Nebraska (1996-99) and signed as a free agent with the Oakland Raiders in 2000.

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Oklahoma quarterback Jamelle Holieway (4) tries to break loose from the grasp of Clemson linebacker Jesse Hatcher (55) and safety James Lott (5) during the first quarter of 1989 Citrus Bowl in Orlando. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
by rockinfish Oct 15, 2015
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Updated personal notes for Jamelle Holieway
Edited the personal notes for Jamelle Holieway.
  • Added trivia: "Cousin Eric Johnson played as a LB for the University of Nebraska (1996-99) and signed as a free agent with the Oakland Raiders in 2000."
  • Added trivia: "Cousin Eric Johnson played as a LB for the University of Nebraska (1996-99) and signed as a free agent with the Oakland Raiders in 2000."
by rockinfish Oct 15, 2015
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Updated external links for Jamelle Holieway
Created an external link called "The Shadow League | The Black College Quarterback - The University of Oklahoma's Jamell..." for Jamelle Holieway.
  • Set title to "The Shadow League | The Black College Quarterback - The University of Oklahoma's Jamell...".
  • Set URL to http://www.theshadowleague.com/articles/the-black-college-quarterback-the-university-of-oklahoma-s-jamelle-holieway-part-ii.
by rockinfish Oct 15, 2015
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Updated personal notes for Jamelle Holieway
Edited the personal notes for Jamelle Holieway.
  • Added trivia: "Spent some time with Los Angeles Raiders (1989-90) and the BC Lions (1991-92)."
  • Added trivia: "Spent some time with Los Angeles Raiders (1989-90) and the BC Lions (1991-92)."
by rockinfish Oct 15, 2015
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Oklahoma quarterback Jamelle Holieway (4) fumbles the ball on the snap during the second quarter of the Citrus Bowl game against the Clemson Tigers, Jan. 3, 1989 in Orlando. Oklahoma fullback Leon Perry (2) recovered the ball. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
by rockinfish Oct 14, 2015
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Updated external links for Jamelle Holieway
Created an external link called "Jamelle Holieway Stats | College Football at Sports-Reference.com" for Jamelle Holieway.
  • Set title to "Jamelle Holieway Stats | College Football at Sports-Reference.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/jamelle-holieway-1.html.
by rockinfish Dec 15, 2014
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QB Jamelle Holieway of Oklahoma tries to evade LB Britt Hager of Texas_1987.jpg
QB Jamelle Holieway of Oklahoma tries to evade LB Britt Hager of Texas_1987.jpg
by Rt 53 veer pass Dec 13, 2012
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by sbbarnett24 Aug 04, 2012
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Volume 6, No. 15, December, 1986
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Reach out and touch someone was Danny Noonan's (95) mission against Oklahoma, and he did just that to Sooner quarterback Jamelle Holieway. John Bills froze the moment for Husker fans.
Submitted by Gridiron Fan, Jun 18, 2012
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by rockinfish Mar 12, 2012
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Oklahoma wins, sets up Bedlam showdown (AP)
Landry Jones threw for 256 yards, Blake Bell punched in two short touchdown runs and No. 12 Oklahoma set up a Bedlam showdown for the Big 12 championship by beating Iowa State Trey Franks finished with 88 yards rushing on two long reverses to set up scores...
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 26, 2011
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Jamelle Holieway - Oklahoma
Jamelle Holieway - Oklahoma
by tm50 Sep 07, 2011
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Jamelle Holieway - Sooners
Jamelle Holieway - Sooners
by tm50 Aug 18, 2011
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by nailboys May 08, 2011
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