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Fred Barr

Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, FL

High School:
South Plantation HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 242

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
01/05/1981

2003 NFL Draft - -Signed as a free agent with Tennesse Titans.

Hawk-Items - - Key member of defensive unit that ranked fifth in the nation in rushing defense (81.9) . . . ranks fourth in career tackles with 376 stops. . . named to pre-season watch list for the Bronco Nagurski Trophy, awarded each year to the nation?s top defensive college player . . . named third team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News in 1999 . . . one of two true freshman to play in 1999.

2002 Honors - - First team all-Big Ten . . . co-Most Valuable Player, defense . . . permanent team captain, defense . . . selected to play in Rotary Gridiron Classic.

2002 - - Led team with 13 tackles in season-opening win over Akron . . . recorded five solo tackles and two assists, including two tackles for loss and one QB sack . . . also recovered one fumble and had one pass break-up . . . had two solo tackles and three assists in win at Miami . . . four solo tackles and three assists vs. Iowa State . . . two solo tackles and four assists in win over Utah State, including one tackle for loss . . . four solo stops and nine assists in win at Penn State, including one tackle for loss, one forced fumble and one pass break-up . . . six solo tackles and four assists in win over Purdue, plus one QB pressure . . . recorded five solo tackles and two assists in win over Michigan State . . . had two tackles for loss, two pass break-ups, forced one fumble and recovered one fumble . . . recorded 10 solo tackles and three assists in win at Indiana, including one tackle for loss and a forced fumble . . . recorded three assists in win at Michigan as Iowa held Wolverines to 22 rushing yards and 171 yards of total offense . . . recorded five solo tackles and four assists in win over Wisconsin, including one tackle for loss . . . matched season-high with 13 tackles in win over Northwestern, including six solo stops and seven assists . . . also had two tackles for loss in win over the Wildcats . . . five solo tackles and five assists in win at Minnesota as defense held top rushing team in the Big Ten to 80 net yards rushing . . . recorded four solo tackles, one assist and a pass break-up in Orange Bowl vs. Southern Cal.

2001 Honors - - honorable mention all-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . . 2001 - - started all 12 games at linebacker . . . game captain vs. Wisconsin . . . ranked second on the team with 116 tackles, including 73 solo tackles and 43 assists . . . recorded seven tackles for loss, four pass break-ups, two QB sacks, one forced fumble and one QB pressure . . . three solo tackles and five assists vs. Kent State, with one pass break-up . . . six solo tackles and three assists vs. Miami, with a QB sack . . . seven solo tackles and six assists in win over Penn State, with one tackle for loss . . . 12 solo tackles and three assists at Purdue, including three tackles for loss and a pass break-up . . . six solo tackles and five assists at Michigan State . . . three solo stops and two assists in win over Indiana . . . five solo tackles and five assists vs. Michigan, with one pass break-up . . . four solo tackles, three assists and a QB pressure at Wisconsin . . . six solo tackles, two assists and a pass break-up in win at Northwestern . . . 10 solo tackles and three assists in win over Minnesota . . . seven solo tackles and three assists at Iowa State, including a tackle for loss . . . four solo tackles and three assists in Alamo Bowl win over Texas Tech, including one QB sack.

2000 - - played in 10 games and had six starts . . . tied for third on the team with 72 total tackles, including 42 solo stops and 30 assists . . . had three tackles for loss, three pass break-ups, one interception and one forced fumble . . . missed Indiana game with injury before starting games vs. Michigan State, Illinois, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Penn State and Northwestern . . . was injured vs. Northwestern and did not play in season finale at Minnesota . . . two tackles vs. Kansas State . . . four stops vs. Western Michigan . . . four tackles and a pass break-up vs. Iowa State . . . eight tackles, including five solo stops, at Nebraska . . . eight tackles, including one tackle for loss, vs. Michigan State in first start of the season . . . nine tackles at Illinois . . . had first career interception and 14 yard return vs. Illinois . . . eight tackles and one pass break-up vs. Ohio State . . . 12 tackles, including nine solo stops, vs. Wisconsin . . . had one tackle for loss and one forced fumble . . . led team with 12 tackles at Penn State, including eight solo tackles . . . had five tackles, including one tackle for loss, and one pass break-up before season-ending injury in win over Northwestern.

1999 - - played in all 11 games and started final six games of the season . . . ranked third on the team with 74 tackles, including 44 solo stops and 30 assists . . . recorded four tackles for loss, one QB sack and forced one fumble . . . recorded two solo tackles and six assists at Michigan State in first Big Ten Conference game . . . seven tackles, including five solo stops and one tackle for loss, vs. Penn State . . . seven tackles in first start of his career at Northwestern . . . led team with 12 tackles vs. Indiana, including nine solo tackles and one tackle for loss . . . led team with 11 tackles at Ohio State . . . seven tackles and two assists vs. Illinois . . . 10 tackles and a QB sack at Wisconsin . . . five solo tackles and a forced fumble vs. Minnesota.

High school honors - - Defensive Player of the Year in Broward County as a senior . . . earned all-state honors as a junior and was all-county selection for three straight seasons . . . Career - - career totals included 351 tackles, 32 tackles for loss, 11 QB sacks, six fumble recoveries and five interceptions, with three touchdown returns . . . recorded 98 tackles as a senior, with seven tackles for loss, three QB sacks, three interceptions and a fumble recovery . . . returned one interception for a touchdown . . . led South to a 9-3 record and to the second round of the Class 5A state playoffs . . . timed in 4.7 in 40-yard dash . . . started for varsity for four straight seasons . . . team captain as a senior and set record for most tackles in one season . . . also competed in basketball.

Personal - - Born 1/5/81 . . . communications major . . . mother is Charlene Butts . . . high school coach was Dan Marguriet.

Barr's Defense Stats

Year Solo Ast. Total T/Loss Sacks Int-Yds. PBU FF RF
Freshman 44 30 74 4/10 1/2 0-0 0 1 0
Sophomore 42 30 72 3/4 0/0 1-14 3 1 0
Junior 73 43 116 7/19 2/10 0-0 4 1 0
Senior 58 56 114 10/27 1/5 0-0 5 3 2
Totals 217 159 376 24/60 4/17 1-14 12 6 2

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