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The Artful Dodger - Condredge Holloway
The Artful Dodger - Condredge Holloway
Published: 2007/09/13
Channel: Paul E. Pinckley, Sr.
UT meets UCLA in 1974 at Neyland Stadium, called by Keith Jackson
UT meets UCLA in 1974 at Neyland Stadium, called by Keith Jackson
Published: 2009/09/06
Channel: tedpossum
Vol For Life Feature: Condredge Holloway (WLVT Sports)
Vol For Life Feature: Condredge Holloway (WLVT Sports)
Published: 2012/09/26
Channel: utsportstv
Peyton Manning asks Condredge Holloway his reaction to
Peyton Manning asks Condredge Holloway his reaction to 'The Color Orange'
Published: 2011/02/17
Channel: Knoxville News Sentinel
Kenny Chesney Discusses His Film The Color Orange The Condredge Holloway Story On SportsCenter
Kenny Chesney Discusses His Film The Color Orange The Condredge Holloway Story On SportsCenter
Published: 2011/02/16
Channel: ESPNInternational
1982 Schenley Awards - Condredge Holloway
1982 Schenley Awards - Condredge Holloway
Published: 2013/03/18
Channel: Bouncing Back
1972 # 15 Tennessee vs Georgia Tech
1972 # 15 Tennessee vs Georgia Tech
Published: 2015/06/02
Channel: Larry Smith
The Condredge Holloway Story. (AAM)
The Condredge Holloway Story. (AAM)
Published: 2015/04/25
Channel: Malcolm Harris
1974 - Tennessee 17 UCLA 17
1974 - Tennessee 17 UCLA 17
Published: 2014/08/31
Channel: Classic Vol Video
NHD: Condredge Holloway Conflict and Compromise
NHD: Condredge Holloway Conflict and Compromise
Published: 2017/11/26
Channel: Chloe Gibson
1983 Eastern Final - Condredge Holloway TD pass to Paul Pearson
1983 Eastern Final - Condredge Holloway TD pass to Paul Pearson
Published: 2013/02/17
Channel: Bouncing Back
Kenny Chesney
Kenny Chesney's Exclusive Look At His New ESPN Documentary - The Color Orange
Published: 2011/02/19
Channel: ESPNInternational
Condredge Holloway Chrysler Grey Cup
Condredge Holloway Chrysler Grey Cup '83 (1983)
Published: 2010/03/31
Channel: Retrontario
Vol For Life Feature Condredge Holloway (WLVT Sports)1582
Vol For Life Feature Condredge Holloway (WLVT Sports)1582
Published: 2014/01/16
Channel: Casie Golias
Condredge Holloway on the documentary "The Color Orange"
Condredge Holloway on the documentary "The Color Orange"
Published: 2011/02/17
Channel: Knoxville News Sentinel
1974 Tennessee vs Clemson
1974 Tennessee vs Clemson
Published: 2014/12/04
Channel: Larry Smith
Kenny Chesney talks about
Kenny Chesney talks about 'The Color Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story'
Published: 2011/02/17
Channel: Knoxville News Sentinel
Saluting Black History Month: Condredge Holloway
Saluting Black History Month: Condredge Holloway
Published: 2014/02/14
Channel: FOX Sports South
Vols Jersey Countdown No. 7 - featuring Condredge Holloway
Vols Jersey Countdown No. 7 - featuring Condredge Holloway
Published: 2013/08/24
Channel: UT SportsFootball
Condredge Holloway jeresey retirement
Condredge Holloway jeresey retirement
Published: 2015/04/25
Channel: Knoxville News Sentinel
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 2)
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 2)
Published: 2010/07/11
Channel: Paul Woods
UT Baseball - Condredge Holloway Jersey Retirement (April 25, 2015)
UT Baseball - Condredge Holloway Jersey Retirement (April 25, 2015)
Published: 2015/04/26
Channel: utsportstv
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 6)
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 6)
Published: 2010/07/12
Channel: Paul Woods
Terry Greer
Terry Greer's game-winning TD against the Edmonton Eskimos (1982)
Published: 2012/12/29
Channel: Bouncing Back
02-16-11 Part 1-Condredge Holloway:Kenny Chesney Interview.mov
02-16-11 Part 1-Condredge Holloway:Kenny Chesney Interview.mov
Published: 2011/02/19
Channel: voljake
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 7)
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 7)
Published: 2010/07/12
Channel: Paul Woods
02-16-11 Part 3 Condredge Holloway:Kenny Chesney Interview.mov
02-16-11 Part 3 Condredge Holloway:Kenny Chesney Interview.mov
Published: 2011/02/19
Channel: voljake
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 3)
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 3)
Published: 2010/07/11
Channel: Paul Woods
EP29: First Black Quarterback To Ever Play At The University Of Tennessee Condredge Holloway
EP29: First Black Quarterback To Ever Play At The University Of Tennessee Condredge Holloway
Published: 2017/04/03
Channel: ItsMrTaliaferro
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 8)
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 8)
Published: 2010/07/17
Channel: Paul Woods
02-16-11 Part 4 Condredge Holloway:Kenny Chesney Interview.mov
02-16-11 Part 4 Condredge Holloway:Kenny Chesney Interview.mov
Published: 2011/02/19
Channel: voljake
02-16-11 Part 2-Condredge Holloway:Kenny Chesney Interview.mov
02-16-11 Part 2-Condredge Holloway:Kenny Chesney Interview.mov
Published: 2011/02/19
Channel: voljake
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 18
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 18
Published: 2010/12/23
Channel: Paul Woods
Year of the Quarterback - Trailer for Kenny Chesney
Year of the Quarterback - Trailer for Kenny Chesney's New Documentary The Color Orange
Published: 2011/02/16
Channel: ESPNInternational
Legendary Moment
Legendary Moment
Published: 2012/08/02
Channel: Linkvol
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 17
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 17
Published: 2010/12/23
Channel: Paul Woods
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 13
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 13
Published: 2010/12/23
Channel: Paul Woods
'The Color Orange' addresses more than football
Published: 2011/02/17
Channel: Knoxville News Sentinel
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 2
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 2
Published: 2010/12/22
Channel: Paul Woods
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 1
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 1
Published: 2010/12/22
Channel: Paul Woods
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 3
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 3
Published: 2010/12/22
Channel: Paul Woods
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 19
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 19
Published: 2010/12/23
Channel: Paul Woods
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 1)
CFL 1982: Edmonton at Toronto (part 1)
Published: 2010/07/11
Channel: Paul Woods
How to pronounce Condredge Holloway (American English/US)  - PronounceNames.com
How to pronounce Condredge Holloway (American English/US) - PronounceNames.com
Published: 2014/12/30
Channel: Pronounce Names
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 16
1983 CFL Eastern Final - Argos vs. Tiger-Cats, Part 16
Published: 2010/12/23
Channel: Paul Woods
UT Football vs. Mizzou Festivities (11/10/12)
UT Football vs. Mizzou Festivities (11/10/12)
Published: 2012/11/10
Channel: utsportstv
Condredge Dole Spotlight - Maritime Makers Show
Condredge Dole Spotlight - Maritime Makers Show
Published: 2016/10/09
Channel: The Maritime Makers Show
1999 CFL Hall of Fame Induction Profiles
1999 CFL Hall of Fame Induction Profiles
Published: 2017/02/28
Channel: Bryce Campbell
Tennessee Volunteers---Life Is Orange.wmv
Tennessee Volunteers---Life Is Orange.wmv
Published: 2012/12/24
Channel: Landon Chapman
1999 CFL Hall of Fame Induction Dinner
1999 CFL Hall of Fame Induction Dinner
Published: 2017/02/28
Channel: Bryce Campbell
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Condredge Holloway
Born: (1954-01-24) January 24, 1954 (age 63)
Huntsville, Alabama
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) QB
College University of Tennessee
NFL draft 1975 / Round: 12 / Pick: 306
(By the New England Patriots)
Career history
As player
1975–1980 Ottawa Rough Riders
1981–1986 Toronto Argonauts
1987 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1982
CFL East All-Star 1978, 1982, 1983
Awards
Honors Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame
Career stats

Condredge Holloway Jr. (born January 25, 1954) is a former quarterback for the University of Tennessee and later in the Canadian Football League. Holloway was one of the first African-American quarterbacks to receive national exposure. His nickname at Tennessee was "the artful dodger."

Early years and College[edit]

Holloway was born to Condredge Holloway, Sr., and Dorothy Holloway. Condredge's grandfather on his father's side was born a slave, but was emancipated as a child in 1865. Dorothy was hired to work at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville in 1962, becoming the first African American employee of NASA.[1]

Surprisingly, football wasn't Holloway's favorite sport; he preferred baseball. After starring as a high school player at Lee High School in Huntsville, he was drafted as a shortstop by the Montreal Expos in 1971. Holloway was Montreal's first pick, and he was the fourth player selected overall.[2] However, Holloway's mother, insisting her son attend college, refused to sign the contract (Condredge was 17, too young to sign a contract under Alabama law) and instead he went to Tennessee. In so doing Holloway became the first African-American to start at the quarterback position in a Southeastern Conference school.[3] In addition to being the first black quarterback at Tennessee and in the Southeastern Conference, Holloway also was the first black baseball player in Tennessee history. The outstanding prospect bypassed a baseball career, and Holloway opted instead, for a two-sport collegiate career and went on to excel on the diamond. He garnered All-SEC and All-America honors as a shortstop in 1975 and finished with a .353 career batting average. Holloway — still the owner of Tennessee's longest hitting streak at 27 games — was selected to Tennessee's All-Century Baseball Team, making him the only Tennessee student-athlete named to all-century squads in both baseball and football.

In his three seasons (1972–74) as a starter, Holloway directed the Vols to the 1972 Astro-Bluebonnet, 1973 Gator, and 1974 Liberty Bowls and an overall record of 25-9-2. He ended his career with the best interception-to-attempt ratio in Tennessee history, throwing just 12 interceptions in 407 collegiate attempts. During his three seasons, he completed 238 of 407 passes for 3,102 yards and 18 touchdowns, and rushed 351 times for 966 yards and nine touchdowns.[4]

Canadian Football League[edit]

After leading the Volunteers to three bowl game appearances from 1972–74, Holloway was drafted by the NFL in 1975—but only in the twelfth round, as a defensive back, by the New England Patriots (few pro teams had African-American quarterbacks at that time). Instead, Holloway went to the Canadian Football League, playing for the Ottawa Rough Riders starting in 1975.[5] Later, he moved to the Toronto Argonauts, capturing the CFL's Most Outstanding Player award in 1982 and guiding the Argos to a Grey Cup championship the following season—Toronto's first title in 31 years. Holloway finished his career with the BC Lions and was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1999.[6]

After football[edit]

Currently, Holloway is the assistant athletic director at the University of Tennessee.[7] Holloway is a co-owner of D1 Sports Training in Huntsville, Alabama.

In 1996, he was part of the SEC Football Legends, representing Tennessee.

In 2010, he was selected to the 1970s all-decade team of Madison County, Alabama, high school basketball players by The Huntsville Times.[8]

On February 20, 2011, ESPN Films released The Color Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story. It was produced and narrated by country music star Kenny Chesney.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fuchs, Cynthia. "The Color Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story." www.popmatters.com, February 21, 2011. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  2. ^ "The Real South: Famous People". AL.com. 
  3. ^ http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/condredge_holloway_713003.html
  4. ^ Career Football Statistics, UTSports.com. Retrieved: 26 June 2014.
  5. ^ Drake, Stephen (2009). Weird Facts about Canadian Football: Strange, Wacky and Hilarious Stories. Montreal: Editions de la Montagne Verte. p. 132. ISBN 978-1-897277-263. 
  6. ^ "Condredge Holloway". Hamilton, Ontario: The Canadian Football Hall of Fame. 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-10. 
  7. ^ "Turn Back Time - Part 2". Toronto Argonauts Football Club. 2006-07-25. 
  8. ^ Bryant, Bill (November 28, 2010). "All-Decade Basketball Teams: 1970s expert picks". The Huntsville Times. Retrieved September 9, 2012. 

(citation needed) Dorothy Holloway was the first black employee for NASA. Source ESPN Films on Classic: Condredge Holloway Story

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