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Darius Barnes
Darius  Barnes

RS Senior

Memphis, Tenn.

Last College:
Westwood HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 352




Khyri Thornton Set for NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Saturday

The former Golden Eagle defensive lineman will play for the Nationals squad in a game that will be broadcast on ESPN 2.


Fall Semester Academic Honors Awarded to 143 Southern Miss Student-Athletes


Darius Barnes Selected to Play in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Barnes spent time at both right tackle and right guard for Southern Miss.


Post Game Notes

Memphis 42, Southerm Miss 24


2012: WeeK 6

2011 (r-Jr): Appeared in all 14 games and made 13 starts, including the final 13 games of the season ... Registered 89 pancake/knockdown blocks with a season-high of 16 against Navy ... Graded out 70 percent or better in six contests with a season-high grade of 85 against UAB ... 2010 (r-So.): Appeared in all 13 games and made 11 starts, including a streak of nine in a row ... Caught one pass for two yards on a deflected pass attempt against East Carolina (10/9) ... Tallied a combination of 54 pancake and knockdown blocks, tallying a high of seven against both Louisiana Tech (9/25) and Memphis (10/16) ... Had highest grade of 86 at South Carolina (9/2) ... Graded 75 percent or better six times ... 2009 (r-Fr.): Appeared in four games ... Moved from defensive line to offensive line during the previous spring ... Primarily saw action in a special teams role ... 2008 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Prep: Rated as the ninth-best defensive end in Tennessee by ... Played in the Auto Zone Liberty Bowl All-Star game, featuring the top seniors in the city of Memphis ... Played for Carl Coleman at Westwood High School, where he was a co-captain his senior campaign and the Defensive Player of the Year at the school ... Played in the Whitehaven Classic ... Was an all-city, all-district and all-state selection his junior and senior campaigns... Tallied 60 tackles, 12.5 sacks and 40 tackles for loss in seven games played ... Voted to the Pepsi Best of the Prep All-MIAA 1A-2A-3A team ... Member of the varsity basketball team for four years and also lettered in track ... Reggie Howard Foundation Whitehaven Classic Academic All-Star member ... Member of the NAACP Youth Council and participated in the Top Teens of America event in 2007 ... Voted a city of Memphis Academic Student All-Star for Westwood High ... Personal: Son of Fredrick and Felecia Barnes ... Father played football at Arkansas State

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