Trindon Holliday, NFL’s Shortest Player, Makes Huge Impact For Broncos

November 6, 2012 9:00 AM

Trindon Holliday, NFL’s Shortest Player, Makes Huge Impact For Broncos
By Rich Kurtzman

" Trindon Holliday, WR # 11 Height: 5’5” Weight: 170 pounds Age: 26 Hometown: Zachary, Louisiana College: Louisiana State University Experience: 3 years

" They say big things come in small packages.

Trindon Holliday is a prime example of just that. Holliday is a small man of humble upbringings that is just now making an impact in the NFL.

The Zachary, Louisiana native wasn’t allowed to play football until the seventh grade due to his short stature, and he didn’t see game action until his junior season in high school. But once he became a senior at Northeast High School, Holliday couldn’t be stopped—he ran for more than 2,000 yards and 30 touchdowns in that one season alone.

And really, that should have been the end of his football career, but it was far from it. Holliday was incredibly lucky to land at Louisiana State University, making the trip to the school with his high school teammate—who they really wanted to see—but Holliday stood out so much because of his blazing speed.

(credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

He was recruited by LSU and quickly became a star on both the track and football field "

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