8 - Brian Holthaus
Brian Holthaus
Born: 11/26/1984
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: La Salle
Position: RB
2005: Saw action in seven games...finished as the team's second-leading rusher...tied for fourth on the team in scoring...rushed for a career-high 58 yards on 12 attempts against Albion...had 134 all-purpose yards against Albion...gained 57 yards on nine rushing attempts and scored two touchdowns against Jacksonville...named Butler's Offensive Player of the Week following the Jacksonville game...2004: Played in eight games...rushed for 12 yards on three carries against Tiffin...had four rushing attempts each against Dayton and Valparaiso...2003: Saw action in eight games...finished as Butler's third-leading rusher...tied for third on the team in scoring...gained 101 all-purpose yards in first collegiate start at Drake...rushed for a season-high 54 yards against both San Diego and St. Joseph's...had a career-high seven pass receptions for 69 yards at Drake...scored rushing touchdowns against St. Francis and St. Joseph's...Personal: Secondary education major...born 11/26/84...son of Dennis and Michele Holthaus...brother of former Butler football players Matt and Scott Holthaus...High School: Two-year starter at running back at La Salle High School...rushed for 934 yards and scored 16 touchdowns as a senior...had over 1500 all-purpose yards in final prep season...two-year All-Greater Cincinnati League pick...honorable mention All-Southwest Ohio as a senior...team MVP in 2002 and most valuable back in 2001...three-year letterwinner as a sprinter in track...earned three varsity football letters...High School Coach: Jim McQuaide.