Jalyn Holmes

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Jalyn Holmes
No. 92 – Minnesota Vikings
Position:Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1996-01-25) January 25, 1996 (age 23)
Norfolk, Virginia
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:283 lb (128 kg)
Career information
High school:Lake Taylor (Norfolk, Virginia)
College:Ohio State
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 4 / Pick: 102
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • BCS National Champion (2015)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:3
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jalyn Holmes (born January 25, 1996) is an American football defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State.[1]

College career[edit]

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.[2] 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.

Professional career[edit]

Holmes was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.[3] On May 5, 2018, Holmes signed a four-year, $3.191 million contract with the Vikings, including a signing bonus of $731,396.[4]


  1. ^ http://www.cleveland.com/osu/2018/04/jalyn_holmes_nfl_draft_2018_wh.html
  2. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/jalyn-holmes-1.html
  3. ^ "2018 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings select Jalyn Holmes". DailyNorseman.com. April 28, 2018. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
  4. ^ "Vikings sign draft picks Jalyn Holmes, Tyler Conklin". TwinCities.com. May 5, 2018.

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