Robert Holmes (American football)
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Holmes playing for the Chiefs in the 1969 AFL championship game.
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|Born:||October 5, 1945|
Huntsville, Texas, U.S.
|Died:||April 14, 2018 (aged 72)|
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||221 lb (100 kg)|
|High school:||Huntsville (TX) Sam Houston|
|NFL Draft:||1968 / Round: 114 / Pick: 375|
|Career highlights and awards|
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|Player stats at PFR|
Robert Earl Holmes (October 5, 1945 – April 14, 2018) was an American football running back who played collegiately at Southern University and professionally in the American Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs, and in the National Football League for the Chiefs, the Houston Oilers, and the San Diego Chargers. He was an AFL All-Star in 1969, and played with the Chiefs in their defeat of the Oakland Raiders in the 1969 AFL Championship Game and in their crushing of the NFL's champion Minnesota Vikings in the fourth and final AFL-NFL World Championship Game. He joined the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League during the 1976 season, playing 5 regular season games and the Western Final. Several years later he returned to Regina to live.
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