Mike Holmes (wide receiver)

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Mike Holmes
No. Winnipeg-70
Born: (1950-11-18) November 18, 1950 (age 68)
Galveston, Texas
Career information
CFL statusInternational
Position(s)Wide receiver
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight193 lb (88 kg)
CollegeTexas Southern
NFL draft1973 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18
Career history
As player
1974–1975San Francisco 49ers (NFL)
1976Buffalo Bills (NFL)
1976Miami Dolphins (NFL)
1977–1982Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)
1983Washington Federals (USFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1980
Career stats

Michael Raphael Holmes (born November 18, 1950, in Galveston, Texas) is a former professional gridiron football wide receiver who played in the National Football League, the Canadian Football League, and the United States Football League.

Holmes started his career in the National Football League, playing three seasons, mainly for the San Francisco 49ers. He then went to the Canadian Football League where he played six seasons for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He was a CFL All Star in 1980. He finished his career with the Washington Federals of the United States Football League in 1983.