Duke Football BIO
32 Chris Holmes
2015: Listed as the top reserve at Will linebacker behind Dwayne Norman ... in 13 career games (4 starts), has 30 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and one PBU ... has carded 3+ tackles in six games including a career-high six stops versus Tulane in 2014 ... made transition from safety to linebacker during spring practice prior to the 2014 season ... has played 350 career snaps ... in the program’s post-spring strength and conditioning evaluation, ranked second within the LB group in both the vertical jump (33’5”) and broad jump (9’11”).
2014: Played in all 13 games with four starting assignments ... earned starts against Troy, Kansas, Tulane and Miami ... posted 30 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and one PBU ... had 3+ tackles in six weeks including a season-best six stops in the win over Tulane ... added one TFL and one PBU against the Green Wave ... carded five tackles against both Kansas and Virginia ... on the field for 350 total snaps.
2013: Did not see game action ... recipient of the program’s Sonny Falcone Iron Duke Award which is presented annually to one offensive player, one defensive player and one player in the developmental program for their year-round commitment to strength training and conditioning.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Chancellor under coach Bob Oliver ... helped Chancellor to three-year record of 21-12 ... charted as the No. 77 safety in the nation by Scout.com ... first team all-district selection following senior season ... as a senior, carded 30 tackles and one INT while catching 25 passes for 330 receiving yards and four TDs ... during junior season, had 20 tackles and two INT in addition to 17 receptions for 355 yards and five TDs ... credited with 50 tackles and one INT as a sophomore ... also lettered in basketball and track and field.
PERSONAL: Son of Cecil Holmes and Antoinette Young ... born August 14, 1995 ... majoring in sociology while pursuing a certificate in markets and management.