Jerry Holmes

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Jerry Holmes
No. 43, 44, 47
Cornerback / Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1957-12-22) December 22, 1957 (age 56)
Place of birth: Newport News, Virginia
Career information
College: West Virginia
Undrafted in 1980
Debuted in 1980 for the New York Jets
Last played in 1991 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
 As player:
 As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Stats at

Jerry Holmes (born December 22, 1957) is an American football coach and former defensive back. He played ten seasons in the National Football League, mainly for New York Jets but also with the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers. He also played in the USFL for the New Jersey Generals and the Pittsburgh Maulers. Holmes attended West Virginia University.[1]

College career[edit]

Holmes began his collegiate career at Chowan Junior College before transferring to West Virginia. He lettered for two years at West Virginia.

Coaching career[edit]

He was the head coach for the Hampton University football team for the 2008 season, producing a record of 6 wins and 5 losses.[2] He was fired after the season was over because it was believed that he was searching for a job in the NFL, which hurt the team's recruiting.[3]


  1. ^ "Jerry Holmes". 1957-12-22. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 
  2. ^ College Football Data Warehouse Jerry Holmes Records by Year
  3. ^ "College Football: Teams Springing Into Action". Daily Press. 2009-03-29. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 

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