On and off the football field, Priest Holmes always had vision. And when he finished his pro career, he always knew what was next."I realized that was always the goal," Holmes told Texas Sports, referring to the applied learning and development degree he received from the College of Education. Holmes played 10 seasons in the NFL after four years at Texas where he rushed for more...
Priest Holmes played second fiddle to Ricky Williams the last time he was a Longhorn.He took second fiddle to no one in his return trip to Austin -- for a degree that was over 20 years in the making.“Perseverance speaks volumes if you apply it to your life," Holmes told TexasSports.com about his graduation.Holmes had to endure a lot to become a Chiefs legend. He was injured at...
At one point, he may have been the best back in the game. Priest Holmes set the NFL single-season rushing record in 2003 with 27 touchdowns. However, following a sharp decline to his career, Holmes retired from professional football in 2007. Following his retirement, Holmes began work with the NFLPA and became a huge contributor in his hometown city of San Antonio. Now, nineteen...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The way Jamaal Charles figures it, he's picking up where Priest Holmes left off. After all, Charles and Holmes were both star running backs at Texas. They both wound up with the Kansas City Chiefs. And now that Holmes has been inducted into the franchise's ring of honor, Charles plans to one day join him, his name also added to those inside Arrowhead Stadium....
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November 03, 2014 | Discuss
I wanted to know who the fans think is the greatest Kansas City Chief of all-time. I started by compiling the 28 greatest Chiefs. They are as follows: Len Dawson, Bobby Bell, Willie Lanier, Buck Buchanan, Willie Roaf, Priest Holmes, Emmitt Thomas, Fred Arbanas, Trent Green, Chris Buford, Otis Taylor, Johnny Robinson, Gary Barbaro, Curtis McClinton, Derrick Thomas, Willie Shields...
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