01/19/2011 4:25 PM -

JACKSONVILLE, Fla - The Jacksonville Sharks announce the addition of defensive back Javonte Holmes to the 2011 roster.

Holmes (6’0, 185, San Diego State) joins the Sharks for his rookie season in the Arena Football League after his career at San Diego State. As an Aztec, Holmes was a defensive back logging 59 tackles and five interceptions. He was third in the Mountain West Conference in interceptions and first in interception return touchdowns. Before transferring to San Diego State, Holmes played at the College of Canyons. As a Cougar, he helped his team to a state and national title his first year.

Holmes, a Lancaster, California native, also played basketball and ran track at Palmdale High School. He served as the team captain for the football team as a senior in 2004.