Robert Holmes (American football)

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Robert Holmes
No. 45
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1945-10-05) October 5, 1945 (age 69)
Place of birth: Huntsville, Texas
Career information
College: Southern
NFL Draft: 1968 / Round: 14 / Pick: 375
Debuted in 1968
Last played in 1975
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards 639-2510
Receptions-yards 113-982
Touchdowns 27
Stats at NFL.com

Robert Holmes (born October 5, 1945 in Huntsville, Texas) is a former American football running back who played collegiately at Southern University and professionally in the American Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs, and in the National Football League for the Chiefs, the Houston Oilers, and the San Diego Chargers. He was an AFL All-Star in 1969, and played with the Chiefs in their defeat of the Oakland Raiders in the 1969 AFL Championship Game and in their crushing of the NFL's champion Minnesota Vikings in the fourth and final AFL-NFL World Championship Game. He joined the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League during the 1976 season, playing 5 regular season games and the Western Final. Several years later he returned to Regina to live.

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