An explosive defensive lineman ... Gained valuable experience as a true freshman ... Could miss the 2002 season due to injury ... Has played in 11 career games, starting four times.
2001: Played in all 11 games on the season at defensive tackle, earning four starts ... Recorded 26 total tackles on the year, including 19 solo stops and seven tackles for loss ... Also had a pair of sacks and four quarterback hurries ... Made a career-high 10 tackles against Richmond in the season finale, including two tackles for loss ... Recorded five tackles in the victory over Rhode Island, with one tackle for loss ... Had six solo tackles against New Hampshire, including three tackles for loss and two sacks ... Made a pair of tackles at Delaware.
Before UMass: Played for coach Vince Schiavo at Stranahan High School ... Recorded 13 sacks, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, two blocked punts and two blocked extra points during his senior season ... Totaled 49 sacks during his high school career ... A first team All-Broward County selection by the Miami Herald and the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ... Named Defensive Player of the Year by the Florida Coaches Association ... A starter in both the Dade County-Broward County All-Star Game and the Broward County North-South All-Star Game ... Earned first team All-State honors as a senior, after being a second team selection during his junior year.
Personal: Full name is Courtney L. Holmes ... Majoring in Computer Science.
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