Louis Holmes (American football)

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Louis Holmes
Free agent
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-02-24) February 24, 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth: Memphis, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school: Fort Lauderdale (FL) Dillard
College: Arizona
Undrafted: 2008
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Pac 10 (2006)
  • NCJAA All-American (2005)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics as of 2014
Tackles: 11
Sacks: 0.0
Pass breakups: 2
Receptions: 1
Receiving yards: 12
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Louis Holmes (born February 24, 1985) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Arizona.

Early days[edit]

He Spent final prep season at Dillard High School (Fort Lauderdale, FL) after attending his first three years of high school in his hometown of Memphis.

College career[edit]

Holmes totaled 265 tackles, 22.0 sacks and 50.5 tackles for loss in four collegiate seasons, spending first two years at Scottsdale Community College before transferring to the University of Arizona for his final two campaigns. He played in 12 games with 10 starts for Arizona as a senior in 2007, tallying 37 tackles, two sacks and 5.5 tackles for loss. He was named Second-team All-Pac-10 during first season at Arizona as a junior, recording 36 tackles, four sacks, five tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He combined for 192 tackles, 16.0 sacks and 40 tackles for loss in two seasons at Scottsdale Community College, garnering NCJAA All-American, All-Regional and All-Western States Football League honors.

Professional career[edit]


Pre-draft measureables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-3⅞ ** 260 ** 4.89 ** X X 4.33 ** 6.98 ** 34" ** 10'03" ** 19 ** 14 **
**represents Michigan State Pro Day"X" Denotes "No Data" or "Did Not Participate"

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Holmes was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as a rookie free agent on May 1, 2008.

Los Angeles KISS[edit]

On January 23, 2015, Holmes was assigned to the Los Angeles KISS.