May 19, 2011

Holmes Leads Talented Redskins

TULSA - From the days of Danny Morris to current Oklahoma State standout Jeremy Smith the Tulsa Union Redskins have never been in short supply of talented running backs and it looks as though the trend will continue with rising junior Kendall Holmes.

And while Holmes may share a position and program with Smith, it's striking how different the two are. Smith was a physical specimen with good straight-line speed but often just overwhelmed opponents with his nearly unparalleled physical presence. Meanwhile Holmes, at 5-foot-10 and 180-pounds is a back who is stronger than most would anticipate thanks to a powerful lower body but really it's his natural instinct as a runner that makes him special to watch.

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