Originally selected by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round (173rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.
Played collegiately at North Carolina from 2015-18, accumulating 328 tackles (171 solo), 15.5 tackles for loss, 12 passes defended, four forced fumbles, 2.5 sacks and a fumble recovery in 49 career games… Earned second-team All-ACC honors as a senior in 2018 after and led the ACC averaging 9.5 tackles per game. Started in all 11 games in which he appeared, tallying a team-leading 105 tackles, a sack, eight tackles for loss, a quarterback pressure, four pass breakups and four forced fumbles. Earned a career-high 22 tackles and forced three fumbles en route to ACC Linebacker of the Week honors against Georgia Tech… Started the first 11 games of the season and led the team in tackles  for the second year in a row as a junior. Ranked sixth in the ACC with 8.5 tackles per game with 2.5 tackles for loss, a fumble recovery, four quarterback hurries and three pass breakups… Started all 13 games at outside linebacker, registering 115 total tackles (62 solo), five tackles for loss, five passes defended and one sack as a sophomore… Appeared in all 14 games, primarily on special teams as a freshman. Also saw time at linebacker, recording 15 tackles on the year. Joined the team as a walk-on prior to the 2014 season.
Attended New Smyrna Beach H.S. in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. where he saw playing time at safety, linebacker and tight end… Earned second-team all-county honors during his senior season… Helped lead his team to a district championship and advance to the second round of the 7A state playoffs as a junior… Competed in both football and soccer… Majored in management and society… Son of Beth and Jack Holcomb… Born on July 30, 1996.