2006 Nagging injuries limited Holmes' involvement... Saw action in three games, at defensive tackle... Played in season finale versus Tennessee, and in midseason victories over Tennesee State and Temple... Did not register a tackle on the season.
Played in three games at defensive tackle... Enjoyed first collegiate action in win over Richmond... Also played at South Carolina and Florida... Credited with a tackle at Florida.
Redshirted. Named scout team Defensive Player of the Week after Florida game.
Two-year tight end starter... Two-time First Team All-District TE... Listed among Dallas Morning News' Top 100 Metro Recruits.... Earned three varsity letters, starting at defensive end as a sophomore... As senior, received "winning" grade by coaches in every game, contributing 42 pancake blocks to 8-4 Mighty Owls' squad that reached second round of playoffs... Also caught three passes... His 32 pancake blocks helped 2002 team to 10-1 record, district title and playoff berth... Contributed 25 tackles in five starts at defensive end as sophomore... Set to play in North Texas Coca-Cola High School All-Star Classic... Throws discus in track & field.
Brandon Christopher Holmes... Son of Terry Holmes and Shirley Holmes... Oldest of four siblings... Dad works in PC support; mom is communications specialist... Born Dec. 12, 1985... Five players from team signed I-A football scholarships... Unity Council Member... Enjoys fishing... Trained in CPR, served as lifeguard for two summers... Wants to own a business... Plans to major in Human and Organizational Development.