Player Profiles



Jared                              Barber
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Jared
Barber
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Mocksville, N.C.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 234
Sport: Football
Position: LB

Biography

- Has played in 32 career games and started 13
 
2013 (Jr.)
- Played in 10 games in 2013 at Will linebacker, including seven starts
- Third on the team with 71 tackles
- No. 11 in the Big 12 in tackles per game
- Fourth on the team with five tackles for loss
- Sustained season-ending knee injury vs. Texas
- Led WVU with a career high eight solo tackles, six assisted tackles and 14 total tackles vs. Texas
- Tied a career high in assisted tackles (5) and had first fumble recovery of the season at TCU
- Led WVU with a team-high nine tackles, including 1.5 for loss, vs. Texas Tech
- Led the team in unassisted tackles (8) and total tackles (11) at Baylor
- Led WVU with nine tackles vs. Oklahoma State
- Second on the team with seven tackles vs. Maryland
- Second on the team with five tackles vs. Georgia State
 
2012 (So.)
- Played in 12 games in 2012 at Will linebacker, including four starts
- Finished with 34 tackles for the season, including 18 solo tackles, one sack, 2.5 tackles for loss, a pass breakup and a fumble recovery
- Finished with five tackles against Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl
- Made four total tackles, including one solo against Kansas
- Against Oklahoma, tied or set season bests in solo stops (3), assisted tackles (4), total tackles (7) and pass breakups (1)
- Had first career fumble recovery and four total tackles against TCU
- Against Kansas State, recorded first career sack, two tackles for loss and two solo tackles
 
2011 (Fr.)
- Saw action at middle linebacker as a true freshman
- Played in 12 games and started two
- Finished with 23 total tackles, including two for loss and had three pass breakups
- WVU Special Teams Champion: Maryland
- Season-high six tackles against Clemson in the Orange Bowl, including one for loss and two pass breakups
 
High School
- Coached by Doug Illing at Davie High
- Four-year starter who helped lead Davie to a record of 27-24, including a 9-7 mark in 2010 and an appearance in the North Carolina
  4A state championship game
- Finished career with 529 total tackles, 78 tackles for loss, 18.5 sacks and one interception
 
Personal
- Birthday is Oct. 20
- Son of Lee and Dreama Barber
- Majoring in multidisciplinary studies
- One of four children
- Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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