Melvin Holmes

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Mel Holmes
Position: Guard/tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1950-01-22)January 22, 1950
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Date of death: December 24, 2015(2015-12-24) (aged 65)
Place of death: Hemingway, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 251 lb (114 kg)
Career information
High school: Mays
College: North Carolina A&T
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 5 / Pick: 122
Career history
Player stats at PFR

Melvin Holmes (January 22, 1950 – December 24, 2015) was an American football player with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1971 - 1973.[1]

Early life[edit]

Holmes was born in Miami, Florida. He played high school football at Mays High School in Miami, and college football at North Carolina A&T State University.[2][3]


He was drafted in 1971 by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Recently he also lectured at upward bound program.[4]