Darnay Darius Robert Holmes is an American football cornerback who currently plays for the New York Giants of the National Football League.
Holmes was born on June 23, 1998. He attended UCLA during his college football career. His father, Darick Holmes, was a football player in the National Football League from 1995 until 1999.
Calabasas High School, located in Calabasas, California, was Holmes’ alma mater. After scoring five touchdowns for the Coyotes in their victory over Palos Verdes by virtue of their offence, defence, and special
teams in the game’s final score of 42–3, he led them to their first California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship. In 2017, Holmes was a participant in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) received his verbal commitment to play collegiate football after he was rated as a five-star recruit.
After enrolling in the school early in order to take part in the spring game, Holmes was a member of the Bruins’ roster from 2017 to 2019.
During his rookie year, he was promoted to the starting lineup and started all 33 of the games in which he participated.
Following the conclusion of the 2019 season, he registered for the NFL Draft in 2020. When his career was up, he had accumulated a total of 120 tackles, eight interceptions, and two touchdowns.
During the fourth round of the NFL Draft in 2020, the New York Giants selected Holmes as the 110th overall choice.
During the game against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 13, Holmes had his career-first interception off of a pass thrown by Russell Wilson, which led to a 17–12 victory for the Baltimore Ravens.
Darnay Holmes Contract
Darnay Holmes agreed to terms with the New York Giants on a four-year deal that was worth a total of $4,086,888.
The terms of the deal included a signing bonus in the amount of $791,888, a guarantee of $791,888, and an annual salary that averaged $1,021,722.
In the year 2022, Holmes’ base salary will be $895,000, and he will have a cap hit of $1,092,972 as well as a dead cap value of $395,944.
At this time, Darnay Holmes is thought to have a net worth of approximately $1.5 million.