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Leslie Pierce Holt (born January 1, 1962 in Marlin, Texas) is an American former professional football player who was a defensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers and Atlanta Falcons from 1988 to 1995. Holt played his high school football at Lamar Consolidated High School in Rosenberg, Texas and played collegiately at Angelo State University. He was then selected by the 49ers in the 2nd round of the 1988 NFL Draft.[1] Holt was selected to his one and only Pro Bowl in 1992, his last year in San Francisco. The following year in March, Pierce signed with the Atlanta Falcons for three years worth $7.5 million. Pierce lives with his wife Deana Holt in San Angelo, Texas.

Pierce Holt
No. 78, 95
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1962-01-01) January 1, 1962 (age 57)
Marlin, Texas
Career information
High school:Rosenberg (TX) Lamar Consolidated
College:Angelo State
NFL Draft:1988 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:109
Games started:91
Player stats at


  1. ^ "Pierce Holt". Lone Star Conference. Retrieved October 1, 2010.