A Gibsonville native, Torry Holt was a star football and basketball player at Eastern Guilford. Holt was a receiver and defensive back catching a career 129 passes for 2,573 yards and scored 42 touchdowns. Holt was a human highlight film for N.C. State from 1995-98. Rewriting the Wolfpack record books, Holt set single game, single season and career records in almost every passing category. With a record 3,379 career reception yards, Holt was a two-time All-ACC performer, ACC Player of the Year, ACC Offensive Player of the Year and consensus All-American as a senior. A first-round draft pick of the St. Louis Rams, Holt won a Super Bowl ring as a rookie and led the NFL in receiving in 2000. Holt was named to the NFL Pro Bowl seven times and retired with the 10th most receiving yards in the NFL after eleven seasons. Holt’s No. 81 jersey has been retired at North Carolina State, Eastern Guilford, and Hargrave Military Academy. He is also a member of the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame.