Jake Holland is one of the top linebacker prospects from the state of Alabama. Holland, 6-1 and 215 pounds, is from Pelham (Ala.) High School. Today, he picked up another scholarship offer.
"I spoke with coach (Chris) Cosh (defensive coordinator/linebacker coach) and coach (Bill) Snyder and they offered me a scholarship today," Holland said. "Basically, Coach Snyder and his reputation is the main thing (about what I like about K-State). He came out of retirement to turn K-State back around, and based on his history, I believe he'll do that. Also K-State is more of agriculture-science school and I like that. I am interested in building sciences. This is my first Big 12 offer and so that's exciting too.
"My position coach would be defensive coordinator Chris Cosh and I like Coach Cosh. His oldest son J.J. and my older brother Wes played slot back together at Navy as freshmen. My Dad got to know Coach Cosh through that."
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That's Holland's fourth offer. Duke, UAB, and Vanderbilt and have previously offered him. Last season as a junior he recorded 112 tackles in 11 games. Holland will attend a junior day at Alabama this weekend.
"Honestly, to already have SEC, ACC and Big 12 offers is very humbling and exciting at this point."