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Daquan Holmes
DB #38
Height:
5-11
Weight:
187
College:
American International
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Signed by Green Bay as an undrafted free agent on June 7, 2017…Started all 40 games he played in at American International…Tallied 233 tackles (148 solo), 14½ tackles for a loss, 40 pass breakups and one fumble recovery…Intercepted 20 passes and returned six for TDs, both school and Northeast-10 Conference records…Was also active in the Yellow Jackets’ return game, totaling 21 punt returns for 116 yards (5.5 avg.) and seven kick returns for 182 yards (26.0 avg.) with a score…Received All-NE10 first-team honors for the second consecutive season following his senior year in 2016…Selected as a Division II/III All-Star for the second year in a row by the New England Football Writers Association and earned defensive MVP honors at the National Bowl…Earned third-team Super Region One accolades from Don Hansen’s Football Gazette…Won AIC’s Alumni Award, presented to the senior who excels in both academic scholarship and athletic achievement, and earned an NE10 Man of the Year nomination…Started all 11 games as a senior in 2016 with 69 tackles (43 solo), 3½ tackles for a loss and five interceptions for a conference-leading 117 return yards…Returned four kickoffs for 132 yards (33.0 avg.) and a TD…Helped the Yellow Jackets finish in the top 10 nationally in scoring defense, allowing a conference-low 16.1 points per game and 177 total points on the year…Led the defense with a career-high 13 tackles (eight solo) vs. Shippensburg (Sept. 3)…Recorded his first interception of the season at Merrimack (Sept. 10)…Intercepted his second and third passes of the year in back-to-back games at Southern Connecticut (Sept. 23) and at St. Anselm (Oct. 1)…Registered four tackles (three solo) and his fourth interception of the year vs. New Haven (Oct. 29)…Set a new career conference record of 20 interceptions with his fifth pick of the season vs. St. Anselm (Nov. 12), and returned a kickoff 88 yards for a score…Started all nine games he appeared in and received All-NE10 first-team honors for the first time as a junior in 2015…Was also selected as a Division II/III All-Star for the first time following his 2015 campaign…Tallied 58 tackles (38 solo), 5½ tackles for a loss, nine pass breakups and five INTs for 102 return yards...Returned an interception 54 yards for a TD vs. Southern Connecticut (Sept. 19) and added a second pick later in the contest…Picked off his third pass of the year vs. LIU Post (Oct. 3) and notched seven solo tackles…Tied the program record of 14 career INTs with his fourth of the season at Stonehill (Oct. 10)…Set the school’s all-time interception record at 15 with his fifth pick of the year vs. Merrimack (Oct. 31)…Recorded 41 tackles (27 solo), three tackles for a loss, eight pass breakups and a single-season career-high seven INTs for 177 return yards as a sophomore in 2014…Intercepted two passes at Assumption (Sept. 4)…Picked off three passes vs. Stonehill (Sept. 27), two of which he returned for TDs…Registered his sixth INT and led the defense with seven solo tackles, one for a loss, vs. Bentley (Oct. 4)…Notched his seventh INT of the year at St. Anselm (Oct. 11)…Started all 11 games as a true freshman in 2013 and led the Yellow Jackets’ secondary with 65 tackles (40 solo), four tackles for a loss, six pass breakups and three interceptions for 91 return yards…Earned NE10 All-Rookie honors…Registered a 35-yard pick-six on the first pass breakup of his career at Pace (Sept. 21) and added eight tackles (three solo)…Returned his second career interception 27 yards vs. St. Anselm (Oct. 26) to go along with nine tackles (five solo)…Picked off his third pass of the season the following week at New Haven (Nov. 2)…Tallied a season-high 11 tackles at West Chester (Nov. 23) in the NCAA Division II Championship tournament…Earned his degree in accounting…Attended Troy (N.Y.) High School, where he was a three-year letterman…Named all-purpose player of the year following his senior season….Served as team captain and was selected first team all-section…Was part of a 2011 team that was section champion and advanced to the state finals…Lettered once in both basketball and track and field…First name is pronounced DAY-quan…Single, lives in Agawam, Mass. …Given name Daquan Nyzair Holmes; nickname is “Day”…Born in Troy, N.Y.

Signed by Green Bay as an undrafted free agent on June 7, 2017…Started all 40 games he played in at American International…Tallied 233 tackles (148 solo), 14½ tackles for a loss, 40 pass breakups and one fumble recovery…Intercepted 20 passes and returned six for TDs, both school and Northeast-10 Conference records…Was also active in the Yellow Jackets’ return game, totaling 21 punt returns for 116 yards (5.5 avg.) and seven kick returns for 182 yards (26.0 avg.) with a score…Received All-NE10 first-team honors for the second consecutive season following his senior year in 2016…Selected as a Division II/III All-Star for the second year in a row by the New England Football Writers Association and earned defensive MVP honors at the National Bowl…Earned third-team Super Region One accolades from Don Hansen’s Football Gazette…Won AIC’s Alumni Award, presented to the senior who excels in both academic scholarship and athletic achievement, and earned an NE10 Man of the Year nomination…Started all 11 games as a senior in 2016 with 69 tackles (43 solo), 3½ tackles for a loss and five interceptions for a conference-leading 117 return yards…Returned four kickoffs for 132 yards (33.0 avg.) and a TD…Helped the Yellow Jackets finish in the top 10 nationally in scoring defense, allowing a conference-low 16.1 points per game and 177 total points on the year…Led the defense with a career-high 13 tackles (eight solo) vs. Shippensburg (Sept. 3)…Recorded his first interception of the season at Merrimack (Sept. 10)…Intercepted his second and third passes of the year in back-to-back games at Southern Connecticut (Sept. 23) and at St. Anselm (Oct. 1)…Registered four tackles (three solo) and his fourth interception of the year vs. New Haven (Oct. 29)…Set a new career conference record of 20 interceptions with his fifth pick of the season vs. St. Anselm (Nov. 12), and returned a kickoff 88 yards for a score…Started all nine games he appeared in and received All-NE10 first-team honors for the first time as a junior in 2015…Was also selected as a Division II/III All-Star for the first time following his 2015 campaign…Tallied 58 tackles (38 solo), 5½ tackles for a loss, nine pass breakups and five INTs for 102 return yards...Returned an interception 54 yards for a TD vs. Southern Connecticut (Sept. 19) and added a second pick later in the contest…Picked off his third pass of the year vs. LIU Post (Oct. 3) and notched seven solo tackles…Tied the program record of 14 career INTs with his fourth of the season at Stonehill (Oct. 10)…Set the school’s all-time interception record at 15 with his fifth pick of the year vs. Merrimack (Oct. 31)…Recorded 41 tackles (27 solo), three tackles for a loss, eight pass breakups and a single-season career-high seven INTs for 177 return yards as a sophomore in 2014…Intercepted two passes at Assumption (Sept. 4)…Picked off three passes vs. Stonehill (Sept. 27), two of which he returned for TDs…Registered his sixth INT and led the defense with seven solo tackles, one for a loss, vs. Bentley (Oct. 4)…Notched his seventh INT of the year at St. Anselm (Oct. 11)…Started all 11 games as a true freshman in 2013 and led the Yellow Jackets’ secondary with 65 tackles (40 solo), four tackles for a loss, six pass breakups and three interceptions for 91 return yards…Earned NE10 All-Rookie honors…Registered a 35-yard pick-six on the first pass breakup of his career at Pace (Sept. 21) and added eight tackles (three solo)…Returned his second career interception 27 yards vs. St. Anselm (Oct. 26) to go along with nine tackles (five solo)…Picked off his third pass of the season the following week at New Haven (Nov. 2)…Tallied a season-high 11 tackles at West Chester (Nov. 23) in the NCAA Division II Championship tournament…Earned his degree in accounting…Attended Troy (N.Y.) High School, where he was a three-year letterman…Named all-purpose player of the year following his senior season….Served as team captain and was selected first team all-section…Was part of a 2011 team that was section champion and advanced to the state finals…Lettered once in both basketball and track and field…First name is pronounced DAY-quan…Single, lives in Agawam, Mass. …Given name Daquan Nyzair Holmes; nickname is “Day”…Born in Troy, N.Y.