Players

Lamar Holmes
T #76
Height:
6-6
Weight:
333
College:
Southern Mississippi
Experience:
4
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 21 19
2014 ATL 4 4
2013 ATL 16 15
2012 ATL 1 0

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Biography

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Selected as a third round (91st pick overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2012.

2014 (Falcons)

Started four games before being placed on injured reserve on September 30, 2014. Started at right tackle and helped block for an offense that set a franchise record for total yards with 568 yards vs. New Orleans (9/7). Started and helped block for an offense that scored 56 points (2nd most in team history) and recorded 488 total yards vs. Tampa Bay (9/18).

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Selected as a third round (91st pick overall) draft choice by Atlanta in 2012.

2014 (Falcons)

Started four games before being placed on injured reserve on September 30, 2014. Started at right tackle and helped block for an offense that set a franchise record for total yards with 568 yards vs. New Orleans (9/7). Started and helped block for an offense that scored 56 points (2nd most in team history) and recorded 488 total yards vs. Tampa Bay (9/18).

Career

In three seasons with the Falcons, has played in 21 games with 19 starts. Played in all 16 games with 15 starts seeing time at both right and left tackle. Blocked for an offense that averaged 343.1 total yards per game in 2013, including 283.8 passing yards per game, which was the second-highest average in club history. Made his first career start for the Falcons at right tackle at New Orleans (9/8). In two seasons with the Falcons, has seen action in 17 games with 15 starts. Earned a starting role in 2013 seeing time at both left and right tackle. Played in one game as a reserve offensive lineman during his rookie season in 2012.

Extra Points

Participates as a member of the Atlanta Falcons Rookie Club sponsored by UnitedHealthcare of Georgia, this program gives the players the opportunity to take part in several charitable events.

College

Played two seasons at Southern Miss after transferring from Itawamba Community College following the 2009 campaign. Was named a team captain by his teammates after transferring from junior college because of his work ethic. Earned first team All-Conference USA honors after paving the way for the Golden Eagles to post more than 6,000 yards of total offense for the first time in school history. Protected QB Austin Davis’ blind side, helping the quarterback throw for 3,496 yards with 30 touchdowns, and blocked for a rushing attack that averaged 205.1 yards per game. In his first season at Southern Miss, played in 12 games with five starts and helped Davis earn second team All-Conference USA honors after throwing for 3,103 yards. Played two seasons at Itawamba Community College, where he earned NJCAA Preseason All-America honors prior to the 2009 season and was a first-team MACJC North pick during his freshman campaign. Rivals.com ranked Holmes as a four-star performer and the number 18 junior college player in the nation.

Personal

Was a standout performer at Huss High School in North Carolina. Majored in sports coaching with a minor in business management.

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