Date of Birth: 04/28/1983
Height: 6' 3" Weight: 305 lbs
Pro Experience: 4 years
College Experience: Winston-Salem State
Resides: Midlothian, Va. (James River HS)
Assigned to the Jacksonville roster on a two-year contract, September 30, 2014… Is a four-year Arena Football League veteran (Philadelphia, 2014 - Jacksonville, 2011-12 - Grand Rapids, 2008 - Colorado, 2008).
2014 Appeared in 16 games during his lone season with the Philadelphia Soul, primarily serving as the team's center... Also recorded two tackles. 2012 Started all 18 of the Sharks' games at a total of four different positions... Made seven starts at nose guard, six at defensive end, three at fullback and two at offensive guard... Totaled 11.5 tackles (10 solo) and three sacks on defense... Rushed for 23 yards on six carries... Earned "Ironman of the Week" honors after playing nearly the entire game on both sides of the ball in Week 8 against Spokane. 2011 Assigned to the Sharks to be on the 2011 roster, October 14, 2010… Played in 16 games… Finished season with 13 tackles, six sacks, which was second best on the team, and two forced fumbles... In Week 11 against Georgia, established a franchise record with three sacks in a single game. 2008 Appeared in three games, recording four tackles (2 solo) as a member of the Grand Rapids Rampage… Also spent time on the Colorado Crush practice squad.
Other Professional Experience
2010 Had a standout season with the Richmond Rampage of the Indoor Football League (IFL). Started in 14 games, recording 29 tackles (14 solo) and 9.5 sacks… Also spent time with the Hamilton Tiger Cats of the Canadian Football League. 2009 Played in six games for the Billings Outlaws (IFL), totaling 11.5 tackles, three tackles for loss, one sack and one forced fumble.
Played at Winston-Salem State University from 2006-07… Holman finished his two-year Rams career with 74 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, three sacks, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. As a junior, he was named First Team All Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association… Holman transferred to Winston-Salem State after a two-year stint with the University of Maryland.
Born April 28, 1983… Attended James River (Midlothian, Va.) High School where he primarily played offensive guard, but also spent time on the defensive front in critical situations… Coached by Chris Bell, who described Holman as the team’s best lineman on both sides of the ball… Started 10 games at guard as a senior… Helped his team’s offense to an average of over 300 yards and 32 points per game, both school records… Was the first player in school history to earn all-state honors and was also its first-ever Division I scholarship athlete… Consensus first-team all-state and all-region selection… Named first-team all-district by The Richmond Times… Also competed in wrestling… Son of Jerome and Ruby Holman… Majored in pre-pharmacy in college.