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Hawks receivers get a boost

May 11, 2007 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Everett Hawks News Release

EVERETT - The Everett Hawks have announced that wide receiver Warren Holloway has been assigned to the team by the af2 league office.

Holloway (5'8",195), a product of the University of Iowa, spent some time earlier this season with the Fort Wayne Fusion, appearing in the team's last game, a three-point loss in Cincinnati. Holloway hauled in one catch for eight yards in that game.

During his senior season at Iowa, Holloway caught 29 passes for 283 yards, but it was his final collegiate catch that is most memorable to Hawkeye fans. In the 2005 Capitol One Bowl then LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell threw the go ahead touchdown pass with 47 seconds remaining in the game. Iowa proceeded to march down the field, and as time expired, Holloway caught a 56-yard Hail Mary touchdown pass from Drew Tate for the 30-25 victory. That catch on his final college play was the only touchdown in Holloway's Iowa career and has since been dubbed "the catch" by Iowa fans.

"Warren's a great kid," said Hawks Head Coach Cedric Walker. "He's going to add depth to our receiving corps and add to our return game off the nets."

In other transaction news, the Hawks also announced a trade with the Green Bay Blizzard. The Hawks sent former University of Washington WR Gerald Harris - who had been on the refused to report list all season - to the Blizzard, where he spent parts of the past two seasons, in exchange for DB Shawn Manning. In four games for the Blizzard, Manning accumulated 9.5 tackles and four pass break-ups.

Don't miss a minute of the exciting 2007 Everett Hawks season! The Hawks take on the Stockton Lightning (1-4) Monday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Everett Events Center. Fans can listen to all the action live by clicking on the Listen Live! Link on B2 Networks will provide a video feed of the game - also available through the Hawks web site - for just $6. Season and group tickets are still on sale and single game seats for all remaining home games can be purchased at the Everett Events Center box office. To purchase your Hawks 2007 season tickets or for more information, call 425.252.4874 today!

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