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Hula Bowl Spotlight: Christian Holmes, CB, Oklahoma State University | Presented by Buzzbox Premium Cocktails

Christian Holmes proved to be one of the best football players at the 2022 Hula Bowl. The physical cornerback from OSU made money! He sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot before the game.
  • Name: Christian Holmes
  • Position: Defensive Back
  • College: Oklahoma State
  • Height: 6’0
  • Weight: 205
  • Twitter: sip_662
  • Instagram: @_,sip

What are you hoping to show scouts at the 2022 Hula Bowl?

  • I’m hoping to show scouts my versatility, speed, and range. 

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be?
  • I would love to support and give back to communities in schools, a mentoring program out of Atlanta. 

Tell our readers one thing that the world may not know about you? (Special Talents)

  • One thing about me is I secretly a swimming champion.

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

  • ‘Pain is a temporary thing, which life hardships sometimes bring, but trust in God and persevereand the end of your pain will soon be near”.

What is your favorite song to listen to before kickoff? 

  • Places you’ll go – Major Nine (Former NFL draft pick).

If you were an animal, what animal would you be? 

  • I would be a bald eagle, so vicious yet so respected. 

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

  • We all deal with adversity in some form or fashion at some point in our life, the hardest thing I have had to deal with will have to be the loss of the closet person to me during a moment of my life that was all I had. 

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be? 

  • Jalen Mills, simply because his versatility in positions he can play. 

Did you have a favorite player or team in the NFL when you were growing up? 

  • Growing up it was the Houston Texans because my friends dad always took us to the games growing up during the Schaub days. 

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why? 

  • Gloria Garth (My aunt), Jayz (rapper/influencer), and Bernie Mac (Comedian).

Damond Talbot

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at

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