4 Brendan Holmes
4 Brendan Holmes
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Atlantic, Iowa
High School: Atlantic
Position: DB
Experience: 2L
Honors & Awards
  • 1-year letterwinner
In the record books
  • Single game tackles: t-4th, 22 (vs. Luther, 10/8/2016)
Career Highs
  • Interceptions: 1 (twice)
  • Tackles: 22 (Luther, 10/8/16)
  • Tackles for loss: 1 (4 times)
2016 | freshman
  • Started nine of 10 games at free safety as a rookie
  • Had a team-high 98 tackles (51-47) with 4.0 tackles for loss
  • Tied for the team lead with two INTs
  • Also broke up two passes
  • Made 10-or-more tackles four times, all coming in cosecutive games
  • Intercepted a pass in consecutive games, against Nebraska Wesleyan (10/29) and at Central (11/5)
  • Made a season-high 22 tackles against Luther (10/22), tied for the fourth-most tackles in school history
High School
  • A 2016 graduate of Atlantic High School
  • Coached by Eric Waldstein
  • Named first team all-district as a senior and second team all-district as a junior
  • First team all-conference as a senior and junior in baseball
  • Placed third at state track in the 400 hurdles, 10th in the 4x800, and 16th in the 4x400
  • Also lettered in basketball
  • All-conference academic selection
  • Parents are Kelly and Julie Holmes
  • Has one brother, Jordan and one sister, Mackenzie
  • Majoring in management information systems with a minor in business management