Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9-1-10: #96 WR, #739/750 Overall, 2010: Put together the most productive season of any wide receiver in the 119-year history of Hillsdale College football...Set single-season school records for receptions (104), and receiving yards (1,368), and caught 11 touchdown passes...Set a single-game school record in the team's first-round playoff game at St. Cloud State with 16 receptions, and his 208 receiving yards were the second-most in a game in school history...Named First-Team All-GLIAC for second year in a row, and Second-Team All-Region...Had five 100-yard receiving games, and he went over 126 yards in each of those games...Had 30 more receptions than any other player in the GLIAC, and 468 more receiving yards than any other player in the conference...Averaged 114 receiving yards per game, and the next-closest player in the conference to that total had 81 receiving yards per game...2009: Electric playmaker at wide receiver who emerged as one of the GLIAC’s most difficult players to cover in 2009…Finished second in the GLIAC in receptions and first in receiving yards…Named First-Team All-GLIAC, the fourth different Hillsdale wide receiver to receive the distinction in the past three seasons…Had four 100-yard receiving games...2008: Exciting playmaker and one of the toughest covers in the GLIAC with his size and speed...Caught 29 passes for 490 yards and four scores...Averaged 17 yards per catch, and had three receptions of 59 yards or more...2007: Earned steady playing time as a backup wide receiver...Played in all 11 games, finishing with nine receptions for 158 yards..Also a member of the men’s track team, and won the GLIAC title in the outdoor triple jump at the conference championships...2006: Redshirted.
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01/22/13 - WR Andre Holmes signed a 2013 contract with the Patriots Monday. He ended the season on the team's practice squad.
01/09/13 - WR Andre Holmes was recently signed to the Patriots' practice squad. Holmes won't be playing Sunday, but he's playing a role by helping simulate Texans' wideout Andre Johnson during practice.
Johnson is 6-foot-4, just an inch taller than Holmes, so Holmes is providing good practice for his defensive teammates.
"I was used as him (on) a few reps," Holmes said. "(Tuesday) was kind of just a feel-out type of day. I'll be looking to play him a little bit."
11/29/12 - WR Andre Holmes was signed to the practice squad after clearing waivers. They released defensive tackle Tevita Finau from the practice squad.
11/25/12 - WR Andre Holmes was released by the Cowboys on Saturday. The Cowboys are expected to sign free-agent receiver Anthony Armstrong to replace him.
11/25/12 - WR Andre Holmes was released by the Cowboys on Saturday. Dallas is expected to free agent WR Anthony Armstrong to replace him.