|No. 92 – Minnesota Vikings|
|Born:||January 25, 1996|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||283 lb (128 kg)|
|High school:||Lake Taylor (Norfolk, Virginia)|
|NFL Draft:||2018 / Round: 4 / Pick: 102|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2018|
Holmes played defensive end for the Ohio State Buckeyes from 2014 to 2017, playing every single Ohio State game, 40 in all. He was a two-time Big Ten all-conference honoree, racking up 85 career tackles, 15 tackles-for-loss, and 5 sacks. During his time with the Buckeyes, he participated in two Big Ten Championships, including the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship, and five bowl games, helping the Buckeyes go 4-1 in that stretch.
Holmes was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. On May 5, 2018, Holmes signed a four-year, $3.191 million contract with the Vikings, including a signing bonus of $731,396.
- "2018 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings select Jalyn Holmes". DailyNorseman.com. April 28, 2018. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
- "Vikings sign draft picks Jalyn Holmes, Tyler Conklin". TwinCities.com. May 5, 2018.