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Jalyn Holmes
Jalyn  Holmes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norfolk, Va.

High School:
Lake Taylor

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 270

Position:
DE

11/29/2017

J.T., Price, Jamarco and Jordan First-Team All-Big Ten

J.K. Dobbins second team; Parris Campbell and Isaiah Prince third team; 11 Buckeyes honored

11/28/2017

Nick Bosa, Tyquan Lewis & Denzel Ward First-Team All-Big Ten

Trio headlines a 14-honoree day for the Buckeyes; Offensive all-Big Ten honors announced Wednesday

11/29/2016

Tyquan Lewis, Cam Johnston Headline OSU's Big Ten Honorees

Lewis, McMillan, Hooker, Lattimore and Johnston garner first-team honors

10/18/2016

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

09/22/2017

No. 10 Ohio State vs. UNLV

The Buckeyes host the Rebels for the first time in program history.

08/31/2017

No. 2 Ohio State at Indiana

The Buckeyes open up the 2017 campaign in Bloomington with a Big Ten clash with the Hoosiers.

12/31/2016

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Clemson

Ohio State meets Clemson in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl/College Football Playoff Semifinal

11/05/2016

No. 6 Ohio State vs. No. 10 Nebraska

The Buckeyes welcome the Cornhuskers to Ohio Stadium for a Top-10 Showdown.

09/17/2016

No. 3 Ohio State at No. 14 Oklahoma

Scenes from the Buckeyes' first road game of the season at Oklahoma.

Ohio State Overview: Jalyn Holmes, a true senior for the Buckeyes in 2017 and a team captain, played in 51 games and made nine starts in 2017 along a defensive line overflowing with talent. Holmes played in 11 games during the Buckeyes' 2014 national championship season and he was a part of bowl victories over Alabama (Sugar Bowl), Oregon (CFB national championship game), Notre Dame (Fiesta Bowl) and USC (Cotton Bowl). He also was on Big Ten title-winning teams in 2014 and 2017. A two-time all-conference honoree, Holmes racked up 84 career tackles along with 14.0 tackles-for-loss and 5.5 quarterback sacks. He also contributed four pass break-ups, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. He is nearing completion of his degree in family resource management.

Honors & Awards
2017: Honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches & media)
2016: Honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches & media)

Notable: Holmes played in every Ohio State game for three consecutive years between 2015-17, 40 in all.

More on Jalyn: Holmes was a consensus four-star prospect and considered one of the premier defensive linemen in the nation. He was ranked as high as the No. 4 weak-side defensive end by both Rivals and 247Sports and the No. 13 defensive end, overall, by Scout. He was among the Top 100 players nationally according to 247Sports (No. 51) and Rivals (No. 55). He helped Lake Taylor win its first Virginia 4A state championship in 2012 -- capping a 15-0 season -- with 79 tackles, including 40 tackles for loss and 11 sacks. Is the son of Tasha Holmes.

HOLMES'S DEFENSIVE STATS

YEARG-GS UA A TOT TFL YD SCK QBH
2014 11/0 6 5 11 1.0 1 0 0
2015 13/0 5 6 11 1.5 3 1 1
2016 13/0 12 21 33 8.5 32 2 3
2017 14/9 17 12 29 3.0 14 2 2
Tot. 51/9 40 44 84 14.0 40 5 6

HOLMES’ CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

2014 UT AT Tot TFL Sk FF FR INT PD
Kent St. 3 2 5 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Cincinnati 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Rutgers 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Penn St. 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Illinois 1 3 4 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Michigan 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Oregon 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0

2015 UT AT Tot TFL Sk FF FR INT PD
Virg. Tech 2 4 6 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0
Hawaii 1 0 1 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
N. Illinois 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
W. Mich. 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Penn St. 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Rutgers 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Illinois 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Mich. St. 1 1 2 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Michigan 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Clemson 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0

2016 UT AT Tot TFL Sk FF FR INT PD
B. Green 0 2 2 0.5 0.5 0 0 0 0
Tulsa 2 2 4 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Oklahoma 0 3 3 1.0 0.5 0 0 0 0
Rutgers 1 2 3 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Indiana 2 1 3 0.5 0.0 1 1 0 0
Wisconsin 2 0 2 2.0 1.0 0 0 0 0
Penn St. 2 2 4 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
N’Western 0 2 2 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 0 1 1 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Mich. St. 2 3 5 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Michigan 0 2 2 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0
Clemson 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0

2017 UT AT Tot TFL Sk FF FR INT PD
Indiana 3 0 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 2
Oklahoma 0 3 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Army 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
UNLV 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Rutgers 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Maryland 2 1 3 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 1 2 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Penn St. 1 0 1 1.0 1.0 0 0 0 0
Iowa 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Mich. St. 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Illinois 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Michigan 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Wisconsin 0 5 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0
USC 3 1 4 1.0 1.0 1 0 0 1

HOLMES' CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 6, at Virginia Tech, Sep 07, 2015
Sacks: 1.0, five times, last vs. USC, Dec. 29, 2017
Tackles for loss: 2.0, at Wisconsin, Oct 15, 2016
Fumbles forced: 1, three times, last vs. USC, Dec. 29, 2017
Fumbles recovered: 1, two times, last at Maryland, Nov 12, 2016 >

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