Ronald "Ron" Holmes (August 26, 1963 – October 27, 2011) was a professional American football defensive end who played eight seasons in the National Football League for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Denver Broncos.
|Born:||August 26, 1963|
Fort Benning, Georgia
|Died:||October 27, 2011 (aged 48)|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||255 lb (116 kg)|
|High school:||Timberline (Lacey, Washington)|
|NFL Draft:||1985 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 1992|
|Player stats at PFR|
A standout defensive end at the University of Washington in Seattle, Holmes won the Pac-10 Morris Trophy and was named an All-American in 1984. After leading the Huskies to a victory over Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl, Holmes was selected eighth overall in the 1985 NFL Draft by Tampa Bay. He spent four years with the Bucs before moving on to Denver in 1989 and playing four seasons for the Broncos.
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- Milles, Todd (October 27, 2011). "UW defensive lineman great Holmes dead". The News Tribune. Retrieved 2011-10-27.