Connor Hollenbeck was an offensive force during his tenure at Edinboro University, where he saw action at both wide receiver and punter. Hollenbeck played 10 games in the 2014 season, catching 11 passes for 117 yards, a 10.6-yard average, and a touchdown while also punting 28 times for a team-leading average of 33.0 yards, with nine punts inside the 20 and a long of 47 yards. He enjoyed his career-best effort against Seton Hill with six catches for 73 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown reception for his first career six-pointer. After college, Hollenbeck joined the Iowa Barnstormers of the Indoor Football League, earning All-Pro recognition in 2018. In his 2021 campaign, Connor Hollenbeck tallied 16 receptions for 224 yards and five TDs. Although Hollenbeck played football, basketball runs in the family bloodlines. His father (Bill – Rochester Institute of Technology), brothers (Pat and Michael – Medaille University) and sister (Kaitlin – Medaille University) all played college basketball.