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Posts Tagged: Torry Holt

Why Philanthropy is Good Business

Posted: May 6, 2015 by . Tagged , ,

Philanthropy is part of who I am, and giving back to the community is a way of life for me and my brother, Terrence Holt. Through the Holt Brothers Foundation, we support children who have a parent with cancer. Our mission has a true purpose because we lost our mom to cancer. There’s no greater feeling,… Read more »

Playing our role in the battle against cancer

Posted: March 23, 2015 by . Tagged , , , , , ,

This year more than 1.6 million Americans will learn they have cancer. The American Cancer Society projects that almost 590,000 people will die from the disease. The statistics are astounding, yet very personal to Terrence and Torry Holt, whose mom passed away after a 10-year battle with cancer. Terrence was six and Torry was 10… Read more »

The Big Game that Big Game Never Played

Posted: April 10, 2014 by . Tagged , ,

Today, my dad and I are traveling to Alabama where I’m being inducted into the Senior Bowl Hall of Fame. But here’s an interesting story about my career that I bet most of you don’t remember. I never played in the Senior Bowl. I wanted to see how I fared against other seniors playing the… Read more »

2013: A Year of Milestones

Posted: December 29, 2013 by . Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Looking back on the year, Holt Brothers Inc. achieved some major milestones. At the top of the list is the team we have assembled at Holt Brothers Construction. When Torry and I were exploring construction as a potential business, the first response we got from people was: “Are you guys crazy?” Keep in mind, this was… Read more »

Pulling for the Home Team

Posted: December 28, 2013 by . Tagged , , ,

My heart is always with St. Louis. But with their absence from the NFL playoffs, I’ll be pulling for my home team. The Carolina Panthers have a chance to clinch the NFC South Division this Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Here’s how I see it. The edge goes to Carolina. The Falcons have a 4-11… Read more »

Ryan Switzer: He’s My Hero

Posted: September 11, 2013 by . Tagged , , ,

Ryan Switzer is some kind of guy. In July 2012, he was diagnosed with colon cancer. Yet, just last week, the 37-year-old from Raleigh participated in the IRONMAN competition in Louisville, KY.  He also raised $5,000 for the Holt Brothers Foundation through his IRONMAN fundraising page. We got to know a bit about Ryan because… Read more »

Going for THE WIN

Posted: August 26, 2013 by . Tagged , , , ,

Torry and I get asked a lot how the world of sports translates to business. I’m not sure where to start because I feel like my entire sports career prepared me for the business world. It’s having the big picture in mind (i.e. winning the game), knowing your role on the team (defensive back or… Read more »

Back in the Broadcast Booth

Posted: August 19, 2013 by . Tagged , ,

I’ve never been one to shy away from a challenge. So that’s why I decided to tackle the broadcast booth. The first time was in 2010 – the Carolina Panthers vs. the Cleveland Browns. I was totally overwhelmed and swore I would never go back. These announcers make it look so easy. But you’ve got… Read more »