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Updated: February 1, 2013
2012: Played in 11 games, making five starts … Totaled 303 plays on the year, including 241 on offense and 62 on special teams … Carried the ball 70 times for 309 yards and four scores … Ran for 54 yards on 13 carries in the season-opening win over Georgia Tech … Scored two touchdowns, running for 40 yards on nine carries against Austin Peay … Ran the ball four times for 51 yards and a touchdown against Bowling Green … Had 11 carries for 60 yards and a touchdown against Cincinnati … Returned three punts for 28 yards, while also running the ball eight times for 19 yards … Ran the ball eight times for 25 total yards at Miami … Was in on nine special teams plays against Virginia … Returned five punts for 48 yards in the win over Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
2011: Was considered for playing time, but was redshirted … Earned Iron Hokie honors during spring strength and conditioning testing … Contributed eight carries for 89 yards in one spring scrimmage, including a 60-yard TD run … Added two short touchdown runs in another scrimmage … Won the Paul Torgersen Award as the top offensive newcomer of spring practice.
High School: The state Group AA Offensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior by the Associated Press for Coach Tim Sarver … Rushed for 2,877 yards on 372 carries (averaging 7.7 yards per carry) and is the school’s career leader in rushing yards … Scored 41 touchdowns as a senior, scoring a total of 248 points … A first-team Group AA all-state selection at running back by the AP and VirginiaPreps … Rushed for 2,749 yards and 41 touchdowns as a junior … A two-time Region III Player of the Year … Rated as the No. 16 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 17 player in the state on the Virginia 43 by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 25 player in the state by Rivals … Listed as the No. 77 running back in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 136 running back in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc.
Personal: Michael Andrew Holmes, Jr. … Born 6/2/93 … Son of Tonya Holmes and David Moats … Enrolled in university studies.