9 Justin Holmes
Justin  Holmes


Roseville, Calif.

High School:
Oakmont HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 219




Offense Shows Big Play Potential At Spring Football Game

There were five pass plays of 30 or more yards.


Highlights On Both Sides Of Ball At Football Scrimmage

The longest play of the day led to the first of two short touchdown runs.


Football Set To Open Spring Practice

There are 13 returning starters among more than 80 players suiting up for spring practice.


San Jose State Ends Season With 20-17 Win Over Bowl-Bound Wyoming

The Spartans played their best defensive game of the season.


San Diego State Beats San Jose State, 52-7

The Spartans' only score came early in the third quarter.


San Jose State at Nevada

San Jose State at Nevada

AT SAN JOSÉ STATE: In his fifth season with the Spartans... Top returning wide receiver for San Jose State in terms of games played, starts, receptions and receiving yards... 36 games played with 18 starts... Had a catch in 20 consecutive games from the end of 2015 through the third game in 2017... Single-game best six receptions twice during his first three active seasons... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in February 2014.

2017: Played in 12 games and started 10 times... Tied for third on the team in receiving with 26 catches... Had a reception in 11 of the 12 games he played... Best game was the opener vs. USF (South Florida - 8/26) when he caught six passes for 77 yards and a TD... Career-long 54-yard TD reception for San Jose State's only score in the San Diego State game (11/4).

2016: Played in 12 games and was a starter five times... One of two players on the team to catch a pass in every game... Had at least two catches in every game... Second on the team in pass receiving with 39 receptions for 613 yards... Single-game bests of six receptions for 106 yards and a touchdown at Boise State (11/4)...  Tied for second on the Spartans with three TD catches... Season-long 46-yard reception was a touchdown in the Portland State win (9/10)... Also caught a touchdown pass against Hawai'i (10/8).

2015: 12 games played with three starting assignments... Caught a pass in 10 of the 12 games he played... Finished sixth on the team with 23 receptions for 226 yards and no touchdowns... 15 of his 23 receptions came in the final four games of the season... Important receiver in the Spartans' scheme with eight first-down pass receptions in those four contests... Season-highs of five catches for 61 yards in the Hawai'i win (11/21)... 35-yard pass reception at Hawai'i was a season long.

2014: Finished a redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A prolific pass catcher for Oakmont High in Roseville, Calif. (Coach Tim Moore)... 120 receptions for 1,891 yards and 25 touchdowns in three seasons... Caught 55 passes for 822 yards and 10 TDs as a senior... Named the Capital Valley Conference All-Purpose Player of the Year, a first-team All-Sac Joaquin Section pick and a Sacramento Bee honorable mention All-Metro team choice... Concluded his high school career receiving the Most Valuable Player award in the 2013 DB Guru Veterans Bowl in Fresno, Calif. ... Also lettered in basketball and was a hurdler and jumper on the track and field team.

MORE ON JUSTIN: A communication studies major... His younger brother, Isaiah Holmes, was the 2017 Pac-12 Conference men's high jump champion as a freshman, Pac-12 Conference Field Athlete of the Year and Freshman o fthe Year... Is a cousin of former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Lloyd... Enjoys the work of actor/comedians Kevin Hart, Jamie Foxx and Martin Lawrence... Lists The Lion King and Fast & Furious as two of his favorite movies... He is a native of Sacramento, Calif.


2014... Redshirt
2015... FR 12 23 226 9.8 0 35
2016...SO 12 39 613 15.7 3 46
2017...JR 12 26 270 10.4 2 54TD
CAREER 36 88 1,109 12.6 5 54TD