Tyrone Holmes
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Holmes at Browns training camp in 2017
Free agent
Position:Outside linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1993-09-10) September 10, 1993 (age 26)
Eagle Point, Oregon
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:253 lb (115 kg)
Career information
High school:Eagle Point
(Eagle Point, Oregon)
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 181
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2016)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
* STATS FCS Defensive Player of the Year (2015)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:9
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at

Tyrone Holmes (born September 10, 1993) is an American football outside linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Montana.

Professional careerEdit

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Holmes was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the sixth round with the 181st overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.[1] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Jaguars.[2]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

Holmes was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns on September 4, 2016.[3]

On September 3, 2017, Holmes was waived by the Browns, but was re-signed on September 7.[4][5] He was waived again on September 16, 2017 and re-signed to the practice squad.[6][7] He was promoted to the active roster on November 21, 2017.[8] He was waived on December 13, 2017.[9]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

On December 14, 2017, Holmes was signed to the Kansas City Chiefs' practice squad.[10] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Chiefs on January 10, 2018.[11] He was waived on September 1, 2018.[12]

Los Angeles ChargersEdit

On December 26, 2018, Holmes was signed to the Los Angeles Chargers practice squad.[13]

San Antonio Commanders (AAF)Edit

In December 2018, Holmes signed with the San Antonio Commanders of the AAF before departing the team to join the Chargers practice squad. He returned to the Commanders on January 22, 2019.[14]

Miami DolphinsEdit

After the AAF suspended football operations, Holmes signed with the Miami Dolphins on April 9, 2019.[15] He was released on August 31, 2019.[16]


  1. DiRocco, Mike. "2015 FCS sack champ Tyrone Holmes is Jaguars' record fifth straight defensive draft pick".
  2. Oehser, John (September 3, 2016). "Down to 53: LB Davis, OG Bernadeau released".
  3. "Browns claim 5 players, sign 4 to practice squad". September 4, 2016.
  4. "Browns claim 5 players off waivers". September 3, 2017.
  5. "Browns sign DL Tyrone Holmes". September 7, 2017.
  6. "Browns elevate WR Rashard Higgins to active roster". September 16, 2017.
  7. "Browns place WR Corey Coleman on injured reserve, add 2 to practice squad". September 19, 2017.
  8. "Browns sign DB Justin Currie, DL Tyrone Holmes; place DL Jamie Meder, DL Emmanuel Ogbah on IR". November 21, 2017.
  9. "Browns add DE Lavar Edwards, OL Geoff Gray and WR Matt Hazel". December 13, 2017.
  10. "Chiefs Sign LB Tyrone Holmes To Practice Squad, Release DT Rickey Hatley". December 14, 2017.
  11. "Chiefs sign all 10 practice squad players to reserve/futures deals". January 10, 2018.
  12. "Chiefs Roster Down to NFL-Mandated 53". September 1, 2018.
  13. Posey, Kyle (December 26, 2018). "Chargers sign LB Tyrone Holmes to practice squad". Chargers Wire. USA Today.
  14. "Commanders share spirited practice with Atlanta Legends – photo gallery". 210 Football. January 22, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  15. "Dolphins Add Seven Players To Roster". April 9, 2019. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  16. "Dolphins Announce Roster Moves, Set Initial 53-Man Roster". August 31, 2019.


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