Agreed to terms with the Toronto Argonauts on September 17, 2013.
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… 2013 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).
Played four years at (2007-11) at Tulsa…2011 Earned Conference USA Honourable Mention…2010 Earned Conference USA Honourable Mention…Started all 13 games at offensive tackle…2009 Played in six games…started first two games of the season before a leg injury in practice causing him to missed six games…Returned to the team as a starter against Houston in the ninth game…Named to the Preseason All-C-USA team by…2008 Started all 14 games as a redshirt freshman…Named to the Collegefootballnews Freshman All-America team…Earned Conference USA All-Freshman team honours… 2007 Redshirt season.
Tyler attended Merival High School in Napean, Ontario where he played offensive tackle, tight end and fullback on offence and a 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 mom is Wendy Holmes and he is the youngest of five children. He majored in Management at Tulsa.
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Tim Hortons Field
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|@ Ottawa||Sat Sep 26||7:00 pm EDT|
|vs Ottawa||Tue Oct 6||7:30 pm EDT|
|@ Montreal||Mon Oct 12||1:00 pm EDT|
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