Jalyn Holmes

Ohio State Buckeyes | Jalyn Holmes | DE | No. 11

Jalyn Holmes

Jalyn Holmes is looking to go 4-0 against Michigan
Vitals

Defensive End
6-5 270
Senior
Lake Taylor High School
Norfolk, Virginia

Statistics

2016

Fumble Returns
G Fum. Ret. Yards TD
13 1 2 0
Tackles
G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
13 12 21 33 2.54
Tackles For Loss
G TFL TFL Yards TFL/G
13 8.5 32 0.65
Sacks
G Sacks Sack Yards Sacks/G
13 2.0 19 0.15
Misc. Defense
G Passes Broken Up QB Hurries Fumbles Forced Kicks/Punts Blocked
13 1 3 1 0

2015

Tackles
G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
12 5 6 11 0.92
Tackles For Loss
G TFL TFL Yards TFL/G
12 1.5 3 0.13
Sacks
G Sacks Sack Yards Sacks/G
12 1.0 2 0.08
Misc. Defense
G Passes Broken Up QB Hurries Fumbles Forced Kicks/Punts Blocked
12 0 1 1 0

2014

Tackles
G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
9 6 5 11 1.22
Tackles For Loss
G TFL TFL Yards TFL/G
9 1.0 1 0.11

Ohio State Overview

2016 Season (Junior): Honorable mention All-Big Ten … second on the team with 8.5 TFL … made five tackles, 1.0 TFL and a QBH in the win at Michigan State  … two tackles and a fumble recovery at Maryland … had two tackles, 2.0 sacks and 1.0 TFL in the overtime win at Wisconsin … had two tackles, including 1.0 TFL and 0.5 sacks in the win at Oklahoma … recorded two tackles, including a half sack, in the win over Bowling Green … had four tackles and 1.0 TFL in the win over Tulsa … three stops and a half TFL vs. Rutgers … three tackles, 0.5 TFL, 1 FF and 1 FR in the win over Indiana … four tackles and 0.5 TFL at Penn State.

2015 Season (Sophomore): Holmes played in all 13 games and was credited with 11 tackles, including a career-best six in the season-opening win over Virginia Tech … he also played a career-high 31 snaps on defense against the Hokies … had 22 defensive snaps in the Fiesta Bowl win over Notre Dame … also contributed on special teams for the first half of the season.

2014 Season (Freshman): Holmes played in 11 games for the Buckeyes with the vast majority of his playing time along the defensive line, although he did play on some special team’s units in six games … played a personal-best 27 snaps on defense in the win over Illinois … had action in both the Big Ten championship game win over Wisconsin and the national championship game win over Oregon … recorded 11 tackles on the year, including five vs. Kent State, and one tackle-for-loss.

More on Jalyn: Holmes was a consensus four-star prospect and considered one of the premier defensive linemen in the nation … registering 59 tackles-for-loss including 21 sacks his last two seasons for Lake Taylor High School, Holmes 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 … among the Top 100 players nationally according to 247Sports (No. 51) and Rivals (No. 55) … ranked on the ESPN 300 (166) … he helped Lake Taylor, under coach Hank Sawyer, to a 10-3 record in 2013 and reach the semifinals of the Virginia 4A state playoffs … named all-state as a senior by VirginiaPrep.com with 48 tackles, 19 TFLs and 10 sacks … 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 … named Division III first-team all-state as a tight end (24-351-7) in 2012 … attended Nike’s The Opening in Beaverton, Ore., after his junior season … played in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl after his senior season … is the son of Tasha Holmes.

Recruiting Profile

2014 Class
Rivals: 4-Star #4 WDE
Scout: 4-Star #13 DE
247Sports: 4-Star #4 WDE
ESPN: 4-Star #16 DE

 

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