Former Jaguars Pro Bowl Kicker Invited to Sharks Training Camp
Mike Hollis Joins Jacksonville Sharks Thursday for a Workout
JACKSONVILLE, FL – The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that they have invited former NFL Pro Bowl Kicker Mike Hollis to the Jacksonville Sharks 2022 Training Camp. Hollis accepted the invitation and will report Thursday to work out with the team. The Sharks will hold training camp this week and into next week with the final day of camp closing on Saturday, April 16. Training camp will be open to the press, to submit a request to attend please email firstname.lastname@example.org Training camp will be closed to the public. We will announce if we have open practices at a later date.
The Sharks have yet to sign a kicker for the 2022 season and the local veteran enters Sharks camp with over 10 years of experience playing in the NFL. Hollis primarily spent his career with the Jacksonville Jaguars from 1995-2001 but had stints with the San Diego Chargers (1994), Buffalo Bills (2002), and New York Giants (2003).
During his seven seasons with the Jaguars, he became the NFL’s leading scorer in 1997 and competed in the 1997 Pro Bowl. With Hollis as the Jaguars kicker the team saw many successful seasons including two AFC Championship appearances in 1996 and 1999. Hollis has remained in Jacksonville as a resident where he trains the future kicking stars of tomorrow at ProForm Kicking Academy in Jacksonville, FL.
Prior to the NFL Hollis played Division I football at Idaho University and spent two seasons at Wenatchee Valley College in Washington. Hollis is originally from Spokane, WA and graduated from Central Valley High School.
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