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Jesse Holley, Cowboys WR with 7 career catches subject of Hollywood feature

Sony Pictures has acquired Jesse Holley, the working title of a film based on the unlikely — and brief — rise and fairly unspectacular NFL career of the Dallas Cowboys wide receiver of the same name. Holley's story is being readied for the big screen with former Cowboys great and Holley mentor Michael Irvin serving as executive producer. The onetime cellphone salesman and...
Via The Other Paper
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots Add Holley, Urban and Ballard

The New England Patriots made some additions to their roster early this week.  They signed rookie free agent TE Tyler Urban who played his college football at West Virginia. They also added WR Jesse Holley, a former Dallas Cowboy.  Holley, who played at North Carolina, spent the last three seasons in Dallas after winning a shot at a tryout by winning Michael Irvin’s reality...
Via Sox and Dawgs
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson signs with Dolphins, Brian Banks soars and more in NFL Daily Digest.

Well His Girl Does Live There: Chad Johnson has WR signed with the Miami Dolphins after a brief flirting period. With his deep ties to South Florida... Please click the link below to read this and other NFL headlines.
Via Players View
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Reality TV Star Jesse Holley to Replace Chad Ochocinco at Wide Receiver

The Chad Ochocinco experiment didn't work out in New England. But it looks like the Patriots are going to test their luck with another reality TV star. Jesse Holley, a 28-year-old receiver and winner of the reality TV series 4th and Long, signed with the Patriots on Monday. After going undrafted out of North Carolina in the 2007 NFL Draft, Holley was signed to the Cincinnati...
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

11 Plays That Shaped 2011: 2 - Home Run to Holley

The Following is the 2nd in an 11-part weekly series throughout the summer that will focus on the 11 plays that shaped 2011 for the Dallas Cowboys. Every game, about 130 actual plays happen and over the course of a season that number can exceed 2,000. But, we have selected 11 and will pick one each week and break it down from standpoint of "X's and O's" and see...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Jersey Numbers: Updates for Nos. 16 through 20

More updates to the series on greatest Dallas Cowboys by their jersey numbers. This entry focuses on numbers 16 through 20. Is Miles Austin the greatest player to wear #19? (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) Not many notable players have worn #16. Vinny Testaverde received the most votes in 2008, and he remains the best player to wear that number. There is only one player...

WR Holley likes Manning, but Romo is his QB

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Jesse Holley admitted Friday that free agent Peyton Manning is a god at playing quarterback, and every team in the NFL should take at least a glance at him even the Cowboys. But according to Holley, that's where it should end. The reserve receiver, who caught seven passes last season, says Dallas has a "very, very good quarterback" already...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Cowboys WR Holley defends QB Romo's leadership

Dallas Cowboys receiver Jesse Holley has come to the aid of quarterback Tony Romo, with rumors flying about Romo’s leadership role with the football team.In an interview with KESN, Holley was asked whether the Cowboys should get involved in the Peyton Manning sweepstakes and try to replace Romo with the former Indianapolis Colts quarterback.“Tony does a great job at being a leader...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 11, 2012  |  Discuss

On the Bright Side, Jesse Holley Keeps Catching Passes

In our ongoing effort to find the occasional bright spot to take from an otherwise ugly loss to the Arizona Cardinals, we present you the case of Jesse Holley. Holley’s story--his winning Michael Irvin’s reality show for an invite to camp, making the practice squad, then being promoted to the active roster, etc--is well documented, so we won’t rehash it any more than we already...
Via NBC Dallas- Fort Worth
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Meet the real longshot from “Fourth and Long”

Cowboys receiver and reality show winner Jesse Holley made national news when he helped Dallas beat San Francisco early in the year. Holley’s story was one of perseverance. He made it through the football wilderness, winning Michael Irvin’s “Fourth and Long” reality show before eventually making an impact with the Cowboys. An even better story has…
Via Pro Football Talk
November 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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