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Louis Holmes
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: April 17, 2007
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Arizona: 1L... Holmes’ development and superior physical ability should give Arizona a dynamic difference maker on the defensive front in 2007... Clearly the most physically gifted defender on the team, with strength and skills that portend a future in games played on Sundays... Second-team All-Pacific-10 Conference honors in first year in 2006... Nine-game starter and 12 games’ experience in 2006... Led team with four sacks and tied for linemen lead with five tackles for loss including a pair of sacks in his debut game against BYU... Knocked down three passes, recovered a fumble and forced two others... Career-high eight tackles against ASU and notched seven against Washington... Earned preseason All-Pac-10 nods from several publications before he even played in 2006... Signed a letter of intent in December but did not enroll at mid-year; moved to Tucson and worked out while completing final requirements for August admission to the University...


Scottsdale Community College: 2005... NJCAA All-Region 1 first-team honors... SuperPrep Juco 100... Second-team All-Western

States Football League... 192 tackles, 40 for losses and 16 sacks in two-year JC career... 5-star... Rated among the top three defensive linemen in the class of 2006... Fab50Recruiting top 25... First-team 2004 NJCAA All-America... Preseason 2005 first-team NJCAA All-America...


High School: Dillard High School, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.... Attended three years of high school in Memphis, his hometown, before moving to Florida... Played tight end and defensive line at Dillard HS in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla....

Personal: Date of birth Feb. 24, 1985... Attended a Maine prep school, Brighton Academy in 2003...


Holmes’ Career Totals

Year        G-GS   UT        AT       TT    TFL      Other

2006        12-9     25        11        36    5.0       2 SK, 2 FF, FR, 3 PBU


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