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Holmes awarded D3football.com Team of the Week honors

Brendan Holmes
Brendan Holmes

INDIANOLA, Iowa -- A day after being selected as the American Rivers Conference Defensive Player of the Week, Simpson football's Brendan Holmes was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week.

The senior was voted in from his safety position after helping lead the Storm to a 27-23 victory over Chicago on Saturday inside Buxton Stadium.

A-R-C play begins this week as Simpson (1-1) travels to Dubuque (1-1) for a 6 p.m. showdown this Saturday.

To view the D3football.com release, click here.

Brendan Holmes | D3football.com Team of the Week
• Senior from Atlantic, Iowa
• Had 11 tackles and three forced fumbles
• Sacked the quarterback to force a fumble on Chicago's own 24-yard line, allowing the Storm to kick a field goal four plays later to go up 27-23 in the fourth quarter
• Second in the conference with 20 tackles
• Is 43 tackles away from tying the Simpson all-time record of 339.

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