Giants' Darnay Holmes shares motivational message after signing rookie contract

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Giants CB Darnay Holmes

With lower than 24 hours till the New York Giants kick off the beginning of their coaching camp for the 2020 NFL season, Massive Blue introduced the signings of all the rookie draft class.

Excessive-profile additions reminiscent of 1st-round choose Andrew Thomas and 2nd-round steal Xavier McKinney headlined the 9 of 10 rookies all to place pen to paper on Monday. With that mentioned, for those who’ve adopted the draft courses journey in any type of capability this offseason, likelihood is Darnay Holmes has shortly catapulted himself atop your private listing of rookies you’re most enthusiastic about seeing take the gridiron in 2020.

If for no matter motive he’s not, the motivational message Holmes shared along with his Twitter followers alongside a photograph of him signing his rookie contract will definitely do the trick.

FOR MOTIVATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.. for all those that are on the market considering they will’t obtain no matter they’re striving for… stay courageous and brave.

All of us can go professional & my skilled way of life might not be yours however yours is gorgeous! Work out your way of life and keep dedicated to reaching that.

I keep in mind after I thought I wasn’t going to be at this stage I’m at now, but when it’s meant to be it’s going to occur but when I didn’t consider it wouldn’t have occur. GOD IS MY SOURCE, & he has a plan for you that’s past your imaginative and prescient and his plan is a superb plan. Keep dedicated as a result of that chance goes to return.

FOR MOTIVATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.. for all those that are on the market considering they they will’t obtain no matter they’re striving for… stay courageous and brave. All of us can go professional & my skilled way of life might not be yours however yours is gorgeous! Work out your way of life pic.twitter.com/S0ym2eLlfi

— DARNAY “THA GREAT” HOLMES (@ProwayDarnay) July 27, 2020

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Holmes Put the Work on this Offseason

Whereas the worldwide pandemic has made this offseason not like some other in current reminiscence, that hasn’t stopped Holmes from taking the bull by the horns and placing his finest foot ahead.

Holmes has been noticed on quite a few events this summer time getting in exercises with fellow Giants teammates reminiscent of Saquon Barkley and Jabrill Peppers, as proven beneath.

Respect! ALL $ IN! @saquon pic.twitter.com/qFz5wzYYmN

— DARNAY “THA GREAT” HOLMES (@ProwayDarnay) July 21, 2020

[email protected] and @ProwayDarnay making an attempt to have the Massive Blue secondary on 🔐

(through @kfvisuals) pic.twitter.com/hS6YXigHez

— B/R Gridiron (@brgridiron) July 19, 2020


Holmes Has Obtained the Stamp of Approval From All-Time Greats

A fast glimpse into Holmes’ work ethic and clear drive to be nice, and you’ll see why a sub-6-foot, mid-round cornerback has drawn such rave evaluations from quite a few NFL Corridor of Famers.

Holmes blew away Deion Sanders on the NFL mix, with the now-NFL Community analyst deeming his exercise “flawless” and “unbelievable.” Definitely fairly the praise from a person who many understand as the best cornerback in league historical past.

Nevertheless, the reward didn’t cease there, 4x-All-Professional choice Aeneas Williams pegged Holmes as ‘a steal’ for Massive Blue, lauding his “willingness to hunt mentorship and his pure management.”

Lastly, it was 11x-Professional Bowler Rod Woodson who hit the nail on the pinnacle when discussing Holmes with ESPN earlier this offseason.

“He is perhaps the sleeper [defensive back] within the draft,” Woodson mentioned. “I do know he was taken within the fourth spherical. However I like his mindset. No coach can measure one’s coronary heart and one’s thoughts till you begin enjoying.”

Holmes will definitely have a battle on his palms to nail down the Giants’ beginning nickel spot. Incumbent Grant Haley nonetheless stays on the roster, whereas former school cornerback Julian Love can also be anticipated to be given a shot to compete on the place.

Within the phrases of Holmes himself, “if it’s meant to be it’s going to occur.”

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