As soon as Holliday crossed the goal line, he spiked the football with authority and then posed for the cameras.
The previous record for a kickoff return was 102 yards by Atlanta's Eric Weems in 2010.
With those 248 return yards, Holliday surpassed the mark shared by Andre Coleman of San Diego on Jan. 29, 1995, in the Super Bowl, and Desmond Howard of Green Bay on Jan. 26, 1997, also in the Super Bowl. Each had 244 total return yards, and Howard was the MVP of that Super Bowl.
Holliday was assigned to the Broncos through waivers when he was let go by Houston in October.
A former track star at LSU, Holliday returned a kickoff 105 yards for a score at Cincinnati. The next week he scored on a punt return at Carolina.
Holliday sat out the final game of the regular season with an ankle injury. The time off did wonders and he returned to practice this week.
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