Nate Holmes | RB | 6-1 | 180 | Port Arthur, Texas (Memorial HS)
Considered one of the fastest athletes in the state of Texas, Holmes was ranked as the No. 37 athlete in the country by 247Sports.com. A standout running back and receiver, Holmes helped the Titans make the longest playoff run in school history in 2011 as the program made an appearance in the state semifinals and finished with a 13-2 record. As a senior, he carried the ball 156 times for 1,382 yards and 15 touchdowns while also recording eight receptions for 186 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Holmes had a great junior season despite missing three games due to injury. He lined up at running back where he rushed for 845 yards with an average of 7.7 yards per carry and wide receiver where he had more than 200 receiving yards. He has posted a 4.4 in the 40-yard dash and owns the school record in the 100-meter dash at10.82 seconds and the triple jump with a mark of 47 feet, 3.5 inches. He was also recruited by Baylor, Houston, Kansas, Texas A&M and Kansas State. His coach at Memorial was Kenny Harrison.