Born: Oct. 23, 1945 in Beaumont, Texas
Safety Gus Hollomon attended French High School in Beaumont and later the University of Houston, where he holds the school record for the most career pass interceptions (14) and the most pass interception yardage (200).
Hollomon intercepted five passes in 1967 and six as a junior in 1966. He also punted seven times for a 49.1 average as a senior.
A three-year regular in the Cougar secondary, he led the defensive unit in minutes played in both 1965 and 1966. He was an education major.
Hollomon was drafted by the Denver Broncos in 1968 at strong safety and also handled punting chores when Billy Van Heusen suffered a knee injury, earning a 39.7 average on 47 kicks.
Hollomon left the club for the New York Jets in 1970, where he played through 1972.