Our next interview comes from Point Loma defensive tackle
Josh Holmes. Holmes is being
recruited by virtually every major program, he has ended all speculation and
committed to play for the
PrepCa.com: What were your official stats from last season?
Josh: 53 tackles, 56 assist tackles, 13 sacks, 3 caused fumbles, 4 recovered fumbles, 8 tipped balls, 1 blocked field goals, 18 tackles for loss, 1 safety, (tight end)-3 touchdowns, 8 catches for 250 yards, 13.0 average per catch.
PrepCa.com: What is your official Ht, Wt, 40, Squat, Bench, Dead Lift, Clean?
Josh: 6'2" 262, (40-4.9), (squat-445), (bench-330), (dead lift-500), (clean-235)
PrepCa.com: Who is currently recruiting you? Any early offers?
Josh: Pac-10, SEC,
ACC, BIG 12, BIG 10, MWC.
PrepCa.com: What is your greatest football memory?
Josh: Playing first game as a sophomore against Orange Glen I had 6 tackles, 1 sac, 2 forced fumbles.
PrepCa.com: What are you doing to prepare for next season?
Josh: Trying to become quicker, stronger and faster.
PrepCa.com: What are your goals for this upcoming season?
Josh: to win ciffss
championship Div III, breaking sack record for
PrepCa.com: What are your strengths as a football player?
Josh: Football smarts, explosion off the ball, upper body strength, awareness where the ball is.
PrepCa.com: What is your weakness as a football player?
PrepCa.com: Who are some teammates people need to watch for?
Josh: Lester Arnold (RB), Anthony West (RB), Jon Williams (LB), Alex Holmes (DT).
PrepCa.com: What teammate do you respect the most?
Josh: Chris Anderson. He is the smallest player in the entire football program, he's a hard worker, dedicated to the program, does it for the love of the game but he doesn't get to play very much.
PrepCa.com: Which program do you respect the most?
PrepCa.com: What is the best piece of advice you have ever gotten? Who did you get it from?
Josh: You practice how you play, Anthony Holmes my father.
PrepCa.com: Who has been the most influential person in your life?
Josh: My grandfather David R. Holmes (retired Air Force). He's always fighting sickness, but he never gives up. Plus he's always tried to be there for me and my brothers.
PrepCa.com: Who is your favorite professional athlete?
Josh: Mike Strahan
PrepCa.com: What can we can we expect from your team this season?
Josh: 13-0 and win cifss championship
PrepCa.com: What are your goals as far as playing football in college?
Josh: To become a better athlete of the game and on the field.
PrepCa.com: What can you bring to a college program?
Josh: Leadership, work ethic, dedication to the team, hard working
PrepCa.com: What is you favorite thing about the game of football?
Josh: Competition, feeling you get when you are on the field, working as a team to get a victory.
PrepCa.com: Walk us
through the whole recruiting process and how
Josh: Received first
PrepCa.com: What was
the selling point of
Josh: Chance to play for a power house program, chance to play for the national championship, play in front of 75,000 fans, chance to go to the NFL.
like to thank Josh for taking the time to interview with us. We wish him the best of luck this season
and at the