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Willie Barnes
Willie Barnes

Hometown:
McColl, S.C.

High School:
Scotland County (N.C.)

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 245

Position:
Tight End

Birthdate:
06/18/1985


2005: Played nine games in the season... Had his only start of the year in the VMI game, catching one pass for 12 yards in the home victory... Was on the CCU offensive squad that earned Big South Offensive Player of the Week honors as a team for their play in the win over James Madison...

2004: Played in nine games as a sophomore, all of them in a reserve role... Made his first collegiate catch against Davidson, good for three yards...

2003: Played in all 11 games as a true freshman to earn his first letter, all coming off the bench... Played both tight end and on the special teams throughout the year... Was a member of CCU's 2003 recruiting class...

High School: Lettered four years in football, earning honorable mention All-Conference selection his junior and senior seasons... Led the Fighting Scots to the North Carolina Class 4-AA playoffs, including a pair of playoff wins and a berth in the Elite Eight... Also played defensive end, where he ranked fifth on the squad and 19th in the conference in tackles with 56 his senior year... Ran a 4.85 40-yard dash at the North Carolina Shrine Bowl combine... Also lettered four seasons in basketball and two in track... Was on the A/B Honor Roll all four years...

Personal: Full name: Willie James Barnes... Born: 6-18-85... Son of Willie Barnes and Vicki Barnes... Brother Nate played football at East Carolina four seasons... Majoring in physical education.