7 - Anthony Holmes
Anthony Holmes
Height: 6-0
Weight: 193
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Harrisburg, Pa.
High School: Milford (N.Y.) Academy / Harrisburg HS
Position: S

as a Junior (2012): Played in 10 games and earned a starting nod for eight of those ... closed out the season with 50 tackles (32 unassisted) ... season-high nine stops versus Northern Illinois (Oct. 20) ... made seven tackles versus Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 29), Bowling Green (Oct. 6) and Toledo (Nov. 20) ... credited with two pass breakups, against Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 29) and UMass (Nov. 10) ... had one tackle for loss, for three yards, versus NIU.

as a Sophomore (2011):
Played in 10 games and was selected as a starter in four of those contests ... finished the season with 35 tackles (22 solo) ... made a career-high 11 stops (8 solo) versus Kent State (Nov. 12) ... credited with four pass breakups, including two in the season opener at nationally ranked Ohio State (Sept. 3) ... those four PBUs tied for the second most on the team ... forced one fumble at Buffalo (Nov. 19) ... made 1.5 tackles for loss (4 yards).

as a Freshman (2010): Played in 11 games, making seven starts ... tied for fourth on the team with 49 tackles (30 solo) ... made 3.0 tackles for loss (15 yards) and one sack (6 yards) ... notched a team high three interceptions, snatching one against Ohio (Oct. 16), Ball State (Nov. 6) and Buffalo (Nov. 26) ... also had one pass breakup ... totaled a season high nine stops against Northern Illinois (Oct. 2).

at Milford Academy: A three-star recruit by Rivals.com and rated the No. 42 prep player in the country ... registered 41 tackles, including three sacks, with one interception, four pass breakups, three fumble recoveries and two caused fumbles.

at Harrisburg HS: Associated Press all-state and voted to the Mid-Penn Commonwealth All-Star Team as a senior ... selected to play in the 2009 Big 33 Game ... tabbed 35th-best prospect in Pennsylvania by Tom Lemming’s MaxPreps.com and CBS College Sports ... named honorable mention EasternPAFootball.com All-Big School Team ... also a standout quarterback ... as a senior, completed 54-of-109 passes for 861 yards with 11 TDs, while rushing for 770 yards on 99 attempts with 10 scores ... led Harrisburg to the 2007 Mid-Penn Conference title as well as the District III AAAA title.

Personal: Born Feb. 2, 1991 ... son of Anthony Holmes and Julia Bradford ... has three brothers and four sisters ... played at the same high school as UA running back Jawon Chisholm.