Former Chief Priest Holmes To Be Inducted To The Missouri Sports Hall Of Fame


One of my favorite Chiefs of all-time, Priest Holmes is going to be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

The 2011 class will be inducted in Sprinfield, MO on January 30th.

Holmes will be joined by a few St. Louis Cardinals in Tom Kerr, Mike Matheny along with some other prominent Missouri sports figured at the pro and armature levels.


Born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, Priest Holmes was raised in San Antonio, Texas. Holmes played football at John Marshall High School, where he led his school to the state championship game. After graduating from high school in 1992, he attended the University of Texas at Austin. In 1997, his NFL Career took him to play for the Baltimore Ravens, where he earned a ring in Super Bowl XXXV. In 2001, he joined the Kansas City Chiefs where he set team records in career rushing attempts, career rushing yards, career rushing touchdowns, and total touchdowns and was named NFL Offensive Player of the Year in 2002.

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