| Eryon Barnett
|Height / Weight:|
6-2 / 195
Third-year defensive back who has played in nine games at defensive back and on special teams ... missed the 2011 spring and fall seasons with a right knee injury ... appeared in seven games on special teams and one on defense in 2010 ... appeared in two games as a true freshman before missing the remainder of the season due to injury and redshirting in 2009 ... a member of Rivals' top 250 national prospects for 2009.
Missed the the season with a right knee injury.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2010)
Played in seven games on special teams and one on defense with appearances against Rice, UCLA, Nebraska, Iowa State, Kansas State, Oklahoma State and Florida Atlantic ... redshirted in 2009.
Redshirted in the 2009 season.
Coached by Steve Lineweaver at Trinity H.S. ... two-year letterman and starter at defensive back who posted 67 tackles, seven INTs and six PBU in his prep career ... a member of Rivals' top 250 national prospects ... rated as the nation's second-most physical cornerback by Rivals ... tabbed the state's fourth-best safety by Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... helped his team to a 28-2 record, a state championship and consecutive district championships in his final two seasons ... earned first-team all-district 5-5A honors as a senior ... posted 19 tackles and four INTs before a knee injury in the sixth game sidelined him for the remainder of the season ... helped Trinity start the season 6-0 en route to a 13-1 season, a district 5-5A title and a berth in the 5A Div. I regional semifinals ... recorded 48 tackles, six PBU and three INTs as a junior ... helped Trinity post a 15-1 record and led them to a district 5-5A title and a 2007 Class 5A Div. I state championship.
Born in Fort Worth, Texas ... enrolled in the college of education ... is active in community service ... volunteered with the Big Brothers program ... served as a counselor at summer football camps ... mother, Stephanie Mooring, was a two-time state finalist in track and field and competed for LSU ... father, Elzie, earned second-team all-MVC honors as a defensive back at Western Illinois (1990-91) ... enjoys fishing, drawing and writing poetry.
The BARNETT File
During pregame, I like to: Listen to music
Favorite TV show: Sanford and Son, Tom & Jerry, River Monsters
I can't believe I watch: Cooking shows, The Hills
Favorite movie: 300
Favorite actor: Will Smith
Sports heroes: Deion Sanders, Kobe Bryant
Favorite superhero: Batman
Favorite musician: Kanye West
Favorite video game: NCAA Football '10
Favorite cartoon character(s): Tom & Jerry
Nobody knows I can: Draw
Pet: Dog (Tank)