Pat Holmes

James Patrick Holmes (born August 3, 1940 in Durant, Oklahoma) is a former gridiron football defensive lineman who played in the Canadian Football League (CFL), the American Football League (AFL), and the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Texas Technological College (now Texas Tech University).

Pat Holmes
No. 18, 79, 74
Position:Defensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1940-08-03) August 3, 1940 (age 80)
Durant, Oklahoma
Career information
College:Texas Tech
NFL Draft:1962 / Round: 3 / Pick: 40
(By the Philadelphia Eagles)
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
AFL-NFL Games played:108
AFL-NFL Interceptions:1
AFL-NFL Fumble recoveries:6
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Although selected by the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL in 1962 NFL Draft, Holmes began his professional career in CFL. He played for the Calgary Stampeders from 1962–1965. He was a CFL All-Star in 1965.

Holmes then played for the Houston Oilers in the AFL from 1966–1969. He was an AFL All-Star in 1967 and 1968. After the AFL–NFL merger in 1970, Holmes remained with the Oilers until 1972. Holmes played his last season with the 1973 Kansas City Chiefs.

See alsoEdit