Priest Holmes Priest Anthony Holmes (born October 7, 1973)  is a former American football running back who played 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Texas at Austin. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 1997.
RECORD BREAKING In 1997, Priest’s NFL career took him to the Baltimore Ravens where he earned a ring in Super Bowl XXXV. Priest experienced his breakout success after signing with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2001. In his first season with the Chiefs, he became the NFL’s leading rusher with 1,555 yards for the 2001 season. VIEW THE NUMBERS
Priest Anthony Holmes Position: RB 5-9 , 213lb (175cm, 96kg) Born: October 7 in Fort Smith, AR (Age: 49-047d) More bio, uniform, draft, salary info 3x Pro Bowl 3x All-Pro 1x SB Champ 2002 AP Off. PoY 26 33 31 SUMMARY Career G 113 AV 92 Rush 1780 Yds 8172 Y/A 4.6 TD 86 FantPt 1655.4
PRIEST ANTHONY HOLMES, BORN OCTOBER 7, 1973, IS A FORMER PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYER AND PHILANTHROPIST. Priest Holmes, a San Antonio, Texas native, attended John Marshall High School where he led his football team to the state championship game.
Priest Holmes was one of the most dominant running backs in the NFL during his prime and enjoyed successful stints with the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens. Holmes was racking up offensive highlights on the gridiron from 1997-2007 before injuries put a premature end to his career.
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Priest Holmes wins Offensive Player of the Year A year after Holmes joined the Chiefs, he had even more success in his second year with the team. In 2002 he rushed for 1,615 yards, which was the most during his career, and he led the league with 21 touchdowns. He was named the NFL’s Offensive Player of the Year that season.