Holmes Selected By Vikings In 4th Round Of 2018 NFL Draft

By April 28, 2018 (12:14 pm)Football
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Former Ohio State defensive end Jalyn Holmes was snagged by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2018 NFL draft on Saturday.

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Hailing from Norfolk, Va., Holmes played in every Ohio State game for three consecutive years between 2015-17 (40 in all) while appearing in 51 contests as a Buckeye altogether. The 6-5, 283-pound pass rusher racked up 84 career tackles, along with 14 tackles for loss and 5½ sacks. He also contributed four pass break-ups, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. He was an honorable mention for the All-Big Ten teams in 2016 and 2017.

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