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Tyler Holmes
78   Tyler Holmes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Merivale

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 301

Position:
Offensive Tackle

Experience:
3L


01/09/2012

Tulsa Football Players Invited to Senior All-Star Games

Kinne and Holmes to play in senior all-star games

12/30/2011

Tulsa Armed Forces Bowl Postgame Notes vs. BYU

12/06/2011

Nine Tulsa Players Earn Conference USA First- or Second-Team Football Honors

Hurricane gets four first-team selections and five on second team

11/25/2011

Tulsa Postgame Notes vs. Houston

11/19/2011

Tulsa Postgame Notes vs. UTEP

The Golden Hurricane routed the Miners 57-28 Saturday afternoon in El Paso.

Tulsa - A three-year letterwinner and starter . . . has started all 33 career games in which he has played . . . 2010 - Started all 13 games . . . earned honorable mention all-Conference USA merits . . . played 1,006 snaps . . . graded over 80 percent in all 13 games and over 90 percent in four contests . . . was named to the 2010 C-USA preseason all-conference team as selected by the league's coaches for the second straight season . . . was drafted No. 7 in the first round of the 2011 Canadian Football League draft by the Toronto Argonauts . . . 2009 - Played in six games . . . started the first two games at left tackle . . . suffered a broken leg in practice prior to the Oklahoma game and missed six contests . . . returned to the team as a starter against Houston in the ninth game . . . was named to the preseason all-C-USA team by the league's coaches and media . . . 2008 - Played and started all 14 games . . . was named to the Collegefootballnews.com Freshman All-America team . . . earned Conference USA all-Freshman team accolades . . . saw his first collegiate playing time in the season opener against UAB . . . graded over 80-percent in seven games . . . 2007 - Was one of several freshmen to sit out the 2007 campaign due to red-shirt status . . . Overall - Had a great spring . . . the cornerstone of the offensive line . . . has the whole package -- size, speed, strength and intelligence . . . very coachable and athletic . . . has good feet and good hands . . . great competitor . . . has the ability to play the guard position.

High School - Had a three-star rating by Rivals.com at Merivale High School . . . played at tackle, tight end and fullback on offense and at tackle, end and outside linebacker on defense during his career . . . was the Team MVP, League MVP and the League Defensive MVP as a senior. Personal -- Favorite NFL team is the Minnesota Vikings . . . his favorite NFL player is Steve Hutchinson . . . lists Remember the Titans as his favorite movie . . . his favorite TV show is "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" . . . shoe size is 15 . . . his favorite food is steak . . . the TV game show he would most like to appear on is "Wheel of Fortune" . . . favorite sport other than football to watch is hockey . . . the most impressive person that he's ever met is Lou Holtz . . . the magazine cover he would most like to be on is Forbes . . . the three words he uses to best describe himself are "dedicated, smart, loyal" . . . his father played for Ottawa, Toronto and Winnipeg in the Canadian Football League, and also played in the USFL . . . parents are Richard and Wendy Holmes . . . has four older siblings . . . received his bachelor's degree in management in May 2011 . . . working on his master's in business . . . born July 24, 1988.