Robert Holmes

Robert Holmes
Born: October 5, 1945
Huntsville, TX USA
Deceased: April 14, 2018
Danville, SK
Position: RB
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 221
College: Southern
High School: Sam Houston (Huntsville, TX)
Career: 1968-1976
Drafted: 1968 in Round 14, #375 overall by the Kansas City Chiefs

Robert Holmes played from 1968 to 1976 during his career with the Houston Oilers, Kansas City Chiefs, Portland Storm, San Diego Chargers and Saskatchewan Roughriders. Holmes ran for 2,714 yards in his career on 696 attempts, scoring 23 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 127 passes for 1,078 yards and 5 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968AFL Kansas City Chiefs1748665.076 7
1969AFL Kansas City Chiefs1506124.125 2
1970NFL Kansas City Chiefs632063.322 3
1971NFL Kansas City Chiefs21351.70
1971NFL Houston Oilers912883.231 4
1972NFL Houston Oilers431724.018 0
1973NFL San Diego Chargers782893.724 7
1974WFL Portland Storm13231.813 0
1975NFL Houston Oilers19422.211 0
1976CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders441814.130 0
AFL32414784.676 9
NFL31510323.331 14
WFL13231.813 0
CFL441814.130 0
Totals69627143.976 23


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1968AFL Kansas City Chiefs1920110.643 0
1969AFL Kansas City Chiefs2626610.233 3
1970NFL Kansas City Chiefs231737.531 1
1971NFL Kansas City Chiefs2168.012 0
1971NFL Houston Oilers171388.122 0
1972NFL Houston Oilers6325.313 0
1973NFL San Diego Chargers191517.930 0
1974WFL Portland Storm7304.310 1
1975NFL Houston Oilers155.00
1976CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders7669.442 0
AFL4546710.443 3
NFL685157.631 1
WFL7304.310 1
CFL7669.442 0
Totals12710788.543 5

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1969AFL Kansas City Chiefs25427.036 0
1970NFL Kansas City Chiefs1953528.248 0
1971NFL Kansas City Chiefs717124.441 0
1971NFL Houston Oilers512925.829 0
1972NFL Houston Oilers23919.521 0
1974WFL Portland Storm12222.022 0
AFL25427.036 0
NFL3387426.548 0
WFL12222.022 0
Totals3695026.448 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1968AFL Kansas City Chiefs7000042
1969AFL Kansas City Chiefs23000030
1970NFL Kansas City Chiefs31000024
1971NFL Houston Oilers40000024
1973NFL San Diego Chargers7000042
1974WFL Portland Storm010000000007

Playing Career:


1968 - AFL Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1968 - AFL Newspaper Enterprise Association All-AFL (2nd Team)
1968 - AFL The Sporting News All-Conference (2nd Team)
1968 - AFL United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)