Holmes proved he possesses the sort of work ethic required to play in the NFL when he graduated from UCLA in less than three years with a degree in African American Studies. A five-star prospect from Pasadena, Holmes enrolled a semester early and wound up starting 11 of 13 games played as a true freshman in 2017 (39 tackles, one tackle for loss, three interceptions, three pass breakups). Holmes was named honorable mention All-Pac-12 the following two seasons, first leading the Bruins with three interceptions and 11 pass breakups as a sophomore (also 48 tackles) as a sophomore. In 2019, he missed the first two games due to an ankle injury but started the final 10 (34 tackles, one tackle for loss, two interceptions, six pass breakups). Holmes returned an interception for a touchdown in 2017 and 2018.
Analysis By Lance Zierlein NFL Analyst Draft Projection Rounds 3-4 Overview Short, strong cornerback with good aggression but troubling tape in terms of staying connected to routes. Tight hips and a lack of coverage instincts are a challenging combination for a cornerback who can be over-responsive to route movements. He plays with good toughness and decent ball skills, but he lacks functional length and struggles to flip hips and reach top gear quickly, which could make him a sitting duck against vertical challenges. Strengths Self-starter and high achiever off the field Eight career interceptions, with two for touchdowns Well-built and strong Smoothness in backpedal from off coverage Hustles to challenge throw-side positioning on slants Aggressive challenging short routes and at catch-points Turns to locate football when guarding downfield Passes off route combinations from zone Consistent effort and finish as a tackler Offers kick return value, with a 93-yard touchdown on his resume Weaknesses Lack of functional length Below-average instincts from off coverage Tight hips lead to clunky transitions in space Missing twitch and burst for a shorter corner Slow to gather and drive at the top of his drops Route anticipation and response quickness miss the mark Slow to find his top speed in press recovery downfield Clever route-runners can spin him around
Does anyone think Biadasz will be there round 5 for us. We do need a center
That injury he had must be worse than we know... He may be off the board altogether. His testing at the combine was awful indicating he is still injured. His 2019 tape was not good because of the injury.
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daytripper: NFT= non football topic? i didnt know that. im old and trying to keep up lol
Jan 23, 2020 10:35:16 GMT -5
56801steve: and he's staying as classless as he is
Jan 20, 2020 11:48:56 GMT -5
56801steve: so he'll pay a fine.
Jan 20, 2020 11:39:28 GMT -5
56801steve: he actually slapped a cops but, hard. he was 'lit up', but forgiveness isnt given for being drunk a bit.
Jan 20, 2020 11:39:18 GMT -5
rjb2006: The Eagles just made chicken salad with 1/2their team consisting of subs and practice squad players...
Dec 29, 2019 20:04:02 GMT -5
frateb: man, for a second i thought detroit was going to pull this one out... i think that would have given us a chance to get as low as 2nd again?
Dec 29, 2019 16:19:47 GMT -5
56801steve: i really like your signature, negative v positive outlooks.....its so true
Dec 29, 2019 16:10:20 GMT -5
UncleJoe10: I thought Buck Allen ran hard and would keep him aboard as a nice power running back up to Saquan.
Dec 16, 2019 17:16:56 GMT -5
bronxpinstripes: Danny Dimes solved the fumbling problem against the Packers by throwing 3 INTs instead.
Dec 2, 2019 11:05:46 GMT -5
rodney27: You're right about the fumbling problem, tl65taog. I just don't think it can be fixed. He had in preseason, has it at a record pace now, and had the same problem at Duke. If he hasn't fixed it in all that time...I just don't know if he can.
Nov 29, 2019 8:26:07 GMT -5
tl65taog: yes the fumbling problem has to be fixed, but you have to be fair about it
Nov 26, 2019 0:40:25 GMT -5
homerj45: Any other members go thru prostate cancer ?
Nov 8, 2019 10:04:09 GMT -5
soullessnight: welcome to the board.
Sept 2, 2019 14:33:34 GMT -5
GordonG: Have fun and be safe
Jun 22, 2019 13:34:10 GMT -5
lastnamejaded: Summer is here! Who's vacationing and where? I'll be doing a southern tour visiting Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas, hiking trails in every state.
Jun 10, 2019 11:01:04 GMT -5
gmenfan: Jeez - the original post was about Zeke Elliott.
May 23, 2019 14:39:51 GMT -5
homerj45: Normally I would ignore a post with arrived to camp with a helicopter but,,,,back at ya,,,
Feb 14, 2019 19:09:22 GMT -5