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Tyler Holmes

Position Defensive Tackle
Height 6'3''
Weight 270 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Garland, Texas
High School Sachse HS

2015 (Jr.): Saw time against Memphis and made three tackles… South Dakota State: Did not play… Memphis: Saw his first action of the season and posted three tackles… Did not play at Rutgers, at Iowa State, against Baylor, Texas Tech, at Oklahoma State, against Oklahoma, at Texas, at TCU, against West Virginia or K-State. 

2014 (So.): Played in all 12 games in 2014… Oklahoma State: Made two tackles… TCU: Snared a career-high four tackles… at Oklahoma: Had three stops… at K-State: Contributed one tackle.

2013 (RFr.): Saw action in three games… Played in games vs. South Dakota, Oklahoma and Baylor… Baylor: Collected his first-career tackle. 

2012 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.

High School: Recorded 104 tackles, five sacks, 28 quarterback hurries, five pass breakups and three forced fumbles playing both defensive tackle and defensive end… Named first team all-district and was named Sachse HS team MVP and Defensive Lineman of the Year… Helped his team reach the second round of the Texas Class 5A State Playoffs during his senior year… Played for Mark Behrens at SHS.

Personal: Son of Linda and Tony Holmes… Father, Tony, played football at Arkansas… Uncle, Kevin Holmes, also played football at Arkansas… Chose Kansas over Western Kentucky and Central Arkansas… Majoring in liberal arts and sciences.