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2019 Commitment Profile: Mike Hollins, running back

Louisiana running back is a strong candidate for sleeper prospect of UVA’s class

NCAA Football: Liberty at Virginia Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Name: Mike Hollins
Hometown (School): Baton Rouge, LA (University Lab)
Position: Running back
Height: 5-10
Weight: 205

  • 247 Sports: 3* (86.26)
  • Rivals: 3* (5.6)
  • ESPN: 3* (76)

What you should know:

  • Hollins is a big-game beast—he rushed 27 times for 240 yards in the state title game, racking up a title-game record 4 rushing TDs (plus one receiving).
  • University Lab went a perfect 13-0 in 2018, winning the aforementioned Division II state title in Louisiana and finishing ranked 13th nationally by USA Today. This was on the heels of a 14-0 season and Division II title in 2017.
  • Hollins’ offer sheet reached almost two dozen, including offers from Alabama, Georgia Tech, Utah, Vanderbilt, and Kentucky.