EARTH CITY, MISSOURI (KTVI) – All Pro wide receiver Torry Holt officially retired from pro football as a member of the St. Louis Rams today at a news conference in Earth City.
Holt didn’t play last season but also didn’t officially retire, holding out hope that he would be picked up by another team.
Torry and Isaac Bruce combined to give the Rams one of the elite wide receiving duo’s in recent pro football history. He retires after 10 seasons with the Rams and one season in Jacksonville, with 920 catches, 57 of them for touchdowns.
Holt joined the Rams in the championship season of 1999 as a first round draft pick out of North Carolina State. “People that know me, my teammates and you guys sitting here, all I wanted to do was play football. That’s all I ever wanted to do, “said Holt, who plans to build a career in sports broadcasting.