Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 3/15/12
At 6 feet, 10 inches and 270 pounds, Detroit Titans senior center Eli Holman cuts an imposing figure. Imposing to the guys he goes up again on the basketball court -- and most certainly to any living creature he decides to take for a spin around the back 40. Holman loves riding horses. It's his favorite thing to do. It relaxes him like nothing else can. "I told my teammates and they looked at me like I was crazy, but I love horseback riding," said Holman, a Richmond, Calif. native. "In California, you ride horses and surf and things like that. You know, I'm not a surfer. I've never tried it, but horseback riding is one my biggest things. "On Giants Highway (Highway 101), by my old house, there's a ranch there, and I have a horse, Debi. Debi is my girl. I haven't been home in a while, but I know Debi is waiting for me." Poor horse. She must be ruing the day when he walks back through the door. If anyone can empathize with the horse, though, it's Holman, who's carried plenty of...
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