The 6-foot, 230-pound Holmes plays on the defensive line in high school but he projects best as an inside linebacker on the next level.
"Most schools like me as an inside linebacker and I am okay with that. I know I can play that position," Holmes told Chad Simmons. "I move well laterally, I am real quick to the ball, and I think I could do well there."
Holmes was named to the Augusta Chronicle SC All Area First-Team and was named the Region Lineman of the Year.
The Gophers join Georgia Tech as the only offers for the South Carolina prospect.