Cody Hollister is currently playing wide receiver in the NFL with the Tennessee Titans. He played his college ball at Arkansas, where he would play in 29 games with 12 starts. As a senior (2016), Cody shared the team's Special Teams MVP award with punter Toby Baker after tallying eight tackles on the punt and kickoff teams.
Hollister would go undrafted in 2017 and later sign with the New England Patriots.
He would spend the 2017 season on the practice squad and in 2018, he suffered a back injury that kept him on New England's non-football injury list. He was a member of the Pats 2018 Super Bowl winning team that defeated Los Angeles 13-3.
In 2019, he signed with the Tennessee Titans and he was promoted to the active roster on November 10, 2019 in a game against Kansas City. In week 13, he caught had his first two NFL receptions in a win against Indianapolis.
His twin brother Jacob is also in the NFL, currently playing tight end with the Seattle Seahawks.
On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Cody about his powerful journey to Jesus, the bond he has with his twin brother Jacob, his struggle with depression and anxiety in college at Arkansas, how he remains content in an uncertain football career. Jacob is also a musician and plays an original song "May the Lord" at the end of our conversation.
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