Jared Barber


Height: 6-0
Weight: 232
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Mocksville, N.C.
HS/Last School: Davie HS


  • Has played in 32 career games and started 13
  • Recipient of the Curtis Jones Jr., Achievement Award for demonstrating excellence in all areas of his college career
2014 (r-Jr.)
  • Redshirted
2013 (Jr.)
  • Played in 10 games 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
  • Birthday is October 20
  • Son of Lee and Dreama Barber
  • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies
  • One of four children
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Totals 34805613612391916
2011Fr121310232.06   3
2012So101816342.5131.09 1
2013Jr104328715.014  12


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