UNC Football Bio
13 Mack Hollins
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Came to Carolina as a walk-on and finished his career as one of the top receivers in school history • Earned the special teams captain role four straight seasons • Led the NCAA in yards per reception (24.8 avg.) as a junior • Set the UNC career record for yards per reception (20.6 avg.) • Finished his Carolina career with 81 receptions for 1,667 yards and 20 touchdowns • His 20 touchdown receptions rank third all-time at UNC.

2016 - Senior Season
Season was cut short when he fractured his clavicle in a 20-13 win at No. 16 Miami (seventh game of the season) • Started seven games and had 16 catches for 309 yards (19.3 avg.) • Injured his clavicle on a 49-yard reception in a 20-13 win at No. 16 Miami • Made two catches for eight yards against Virginia Tech • Caught five passes for 69 yards and a touchdown in the road win at No. 12 Florida State • Made one catch for 39 yards and a touchdown against Pitt before sitting out most of the fourth quarter with an injury • Caught three passes for 94 yards, including a 71-yard TD, in a 56-28 win over JMU • It was his 18th career TD catch, which ties for fourth place in UNC career record book • Made a 20-yard TD reception in the win over Illinois • Finished the Illini game with three catches for 44 yards • Made one reception for six yards in the season opener vs. No. 18 Georgia • Was ineligible to play in the first half against Georgia because of a targeting penalty that carried over from the second half of the Baylor game in 2015.

2015 - Junior Season
Named to the All-ACC second team by ACSMA and the third team by the league's coaches • Finished with 30 catches for a team-high 745 yards and eight touchdowns • His 24.8 yards per reception led the nation • Also UNC's special teams captain • Made two receptions for 34 yards against Baylor in the Russell Athletic Bowl, but was ejected in the second half for a helmet-to-helmet infraction • Caught two balls for 41 yards in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson • Had three receptions for 65 yards and a 53-yard touchdown in the win at NC State • Finished with single catches in wins over Virginia Tech and Miami • Picked up his second ACC Receiver of the Week honor after catching five balls for 165 yards and a 74-yard touchdown in the win over Duke • Caught two balls for 81 yards and a 32-yard score in the win at Pitt • Had three catches for 38 yards in the win over Virginia • Became the first Tar Heel to catch three touchdown passes since 2011 when he tallied three scores against Wake Forest • Caught two passes for 34 yards in the win at Georgia Tech • Earned ACC Receiver of the Week honors after catching three passes for 100 yards and two touchdowns in the win over Delaware • Pulled down touchdown passes of 33 and 64 yards from Mitch Trubisky and now has 10 scoring grabs for his career • Marked the second two-TD game of his career (2014 at Virginia) and his third career 100-yard receiving game • Caught two passes for 26 yards in the win over NC A&T • Had one catch for six yards in the season opener against South Carolina.

2014 - Sophomore Season
Earned honorable mention All-ACC accolades after finishing with 35 catches for a team-high 613 yards • Also had a team-best eight receiving touchdowns • Caught at least one pass in all 13 games and found the end zone in seven different contests, including five of UNC's six wins • One of Carolina's best special teams players, he also had seven tackles and recoverd an onside kick • Caught a 1-yard touchdown pass on fourth down early in the win over Duke • Had four catches for 39 yards against Pitt • Earned ACC Receiver of the Week honors after catching two passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns against Virginia • Both touchdowns were over 50 yards (57 and 63), making Hollins the first Tar Heel to have two touchdown receptions of 50+ yards since Hakeem Nicks in 2008 • Also recovered an onside kick against the Wahoos that helped seal a 1-point win • Finished with three catches for 46 yards and a touchdown against Georgia Tech • Caught a career-high six balls for 84 yards and a score at Notre Dame • Had three receptions for 35 yards and a touchdown at Clemson • Finished with four catches for 92 yards at East Carolina • Reeled in a 91-yard touchdown pass in the win over SDSU • The 91-yard scoring play with QB Marquise Williams was the longest play by UNC in Kenan Stadium history and third-longest play in school history • Caught two balls for 40 yards and his first career touchdown in the season opener against Liberty. 

2013 - Freshman Season
Named special teams captain after appearing in all 13 games • Played on most special teams and as a reserve wide receiver • Finished the regular season with nine tackles and recovered a fumble against Duke •  Joined the team as a walk-on prior to the 2012 season and redshirted.

Wootton High School/Fork Union M.A.
Played wide receiver and on defensive for four seasons at Wootton High School before spending a postgrad year at Fork Union • Also participated in lacrosse and basketball • Played for John Shuman at Fork Union. 

Personal
Favorite NFL team is the Pittsburgh Steelers • Would most like to own a motorcycle one day • Dream job is to own a world-renowned aquarium • People say he looks likes Barack Obama • Favorite TV shows are “Good Times” and “Sanford and Son” • Favorite off-day activity is fishing • Mack R. Hollins was born Sept. 16, 1993 • Son of Richard and Karyn Hollins • Graduated in May with a degree in exercise and sport science.

Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rockville, Md.
High School: Wootten/Fork Union M.A.
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