Mike Holmes (wide receiver)

Mike Holmes
No. Winnipeg-70
Date of birth (1950-11-18) November 18, 1950
Place of birth Galveston, Texas
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status International
Position(s) Wide receiver
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 193 lb (88 kg)
College Texas Southern
NFL draft 1973 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18
Career history
As player
1974–1975 San Francisco 49ers (NFL)
1976 Buffalo Bills (NFL)
1976 Miami Dolphins (NFL)
1977–1982 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL)
1983 Washington Federals (USFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1980
Career stats

Michael Raphael Holmes (born November 18, 1950, in Galveston, Texas) is a former professional gridiron football wide receiver who played in the National Football League, the Canadian Football League, and the United States Football League.

Holmes started his career in the National Football League, playing three seasons, mainly for the San Francisco 49ers. He then went to the Canadian Football League where he played six seasons for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He was a CFL All Star in 1980. He finished his career with the Washington Federals of the United States Football League in 1983.


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