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Santonio Holmes
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Santonio Holmes with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2006.
No. 10     New York Jets
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: March 3, 1984 (1984-03-03) (age 35)
Place of birth: Belle Glade, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High school: Glades Central High School
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25
Debuted in 2006 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl Champion (XLIII)
  • Super Bowl XLIII MVP
  • Led NFL with 18.1 yards per reception in 2007
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2011
Receptions 338
Receiving Yards 5,235
Receiving Touchdowns 34
Stats at NFL.com

Santonio Holmes (b. March 3, 1984)is an American football wide receiver for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was picked by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2006 NFL Draft. He played for the Ohio State Buckeys in college. In Super Bowl XLIII, Holmes caught the game-winning throw from Ben Roethlisberger. He played one more year with Pittsburgh before going to the Jets in 2010. After the 2011 season, some anonymous Jets called Holmes the "cancer" of the team, meaning his atitude was bad for the organization.


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