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Acquired: Selected in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2011 CFL Draft…Extended his contract with the club on January 30, 2015…Signed a two-year contract extension on January 13, 2017.
Games played through 2016
Regular Season: 76 (18 with Toronto in 2017, 18 with Toronto in 2016, 18 with Toronto in 2015, 18 with Toronto in 2014, 4 with Toronto in 2013)
Playoffs: 3 (1 with Toronto in 2017, 1 with Toronto in 2015, 1 with Toronto in 2013)
Grey Cup: 1 (1 with Toronto in 2017)
2017: Signed a two-year contract extension with the Argonauts on January 13…Started all 18 regular season games for the fourth consecutive season. Playoffs: Started the East Final vs. SSK on November 19. 105th Grey Cup: Made his Grey Cup debut in the 105th Grey Cup vs. CGY.
2016: Started in all 18 regular season games for the third consecutive season with the Argonauts…Played in his 50th career game in Week 11 at Hamilton (Sept. 5)…Started his 50th career game in Week 12 vs. Hamilton (Sept. 11)…Received his second selection as an East Division All-Star.
2015: Started in all 18 regular season games in his fourth season with the Argonauts. Playoffs: Started in the Eastern Semi-Final at Hamilton.
2014: Dressed and started at left guard in all 18 regular season games with the Argonauts in his second season.
2013: Re-signed with the Minnesota Vikings on January 7. Released by the team on August 26. Signed with the Toronto Argonauts on September 17, 2013. Dressed in four games, starting in three, in his first season with the Double Blue. Playoffs: Dressed in Eastern Final loss to Hamilton.
2012: Attended mini-camp with the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings on a tryout basis on May 14. Signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Vikings on May 14. Spent the season on the team’s practice squad.
2011: Selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2011 CFL Draft. The pick was acquired by Toronto from Saskatchewan, during the 2011 CFL Draft in exchange for the 12th overall choice (LB Craig Butler) and the 27th overall choice (OL Alexander Krausnick-Groh).
All-Star Selections: Div. – 2 (’14, ’16)
Played four seasons (2007-11) at Tulsa…Started 30 games, including all 14 in his redshirt freshman season…Was named to the Collegefootballnews Freshman AllAmerica Team and Earned Conference USA All-Freshman honours…Earned Conference USA Honourable Mention in the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
Tyler attended Merival High School in Napean, Ontario where he played offensive tackle, tight end and fullback on offence and defensive line and outside linebacker on defence. Tyler’s father, Richard Holmes, played three games for the Argonauts in 1977 and also suited up for the Ottawa Rough Riders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Tyler’s mother is Wendy Holmes and he is the youngest of five children. He majored in Management at Tulsa.