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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Chris Barnett

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Tight end
Hurst, Texas
L. D. Bell
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  • Ht:6'6"
  • Wt:245 lbs
  • 40:4.52 secs
  • Bench Max:270
  • Squat Max:555
  • Vertical:32 inches
  • GPA:3.35
  • SAT:1450
  • Class:2011 (High School)
AMP: Michigan Rolling12 videos available »

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
MichiganCOMMITTED (02/02/2011)Offered01/28/2011Jeff Hecklinski
ArkansasNoneOffered10/22/2010Garrick McGee, Tim Horton
BaylorNoneOfferedNoneDino Babers
ClemsonNoneOfferedNone
ColoradoNoneOffered10/15/2010
Florida St.NoneOfferedNoneJames Coley
HoustonNoneOfferedNoneJason Phillips
Iowa St.NoneOfferedNone
KansasNoneOfferedNone
Kansas St.NoneOfferedNoneJoe Bob Clements
Miami (FL)NoneOffered01/21/2011Brennan Carroll
Notre DameNoneOfferedNone
OklahomaNoneOfferedNone
Oklahoma St.NoneOfferedNoneDoug Meacham
OregonNoneOfferedNone
PurdueNoneOfferedNoneCornell Jackson
StanfordNoneOfferedNone
TCUNoneOfferedNoneClay Jennings
TennesseeNoneOfferedNone
UCLANoneOfferedNone
USCNoneOfferedNoneWillie Mack Garza
UtahNoneOfferedNoneAaron Alford
VanderbiltNoneOfferedNone
Wake ForestNoneOfferedNoneTim Billings

Scouting Report on Chris Barnett

by Barry Every - 10/08/2010
  • SpeedDivision I Player
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityDivision I Player
  • Ball SkillsBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Tall, long-armed athlete is a bit thin in the chest and thick through the midsection. Barnett has a nice powerbase to go with long, thick legs. His build is similar to Stanford redshirt freshman Levine Toilolo.
Needs Improvement: Needs to reshape some of his bad body weight and improve his overall speed. Added upper-body strength will also improve his run blocking ability.
Most Impressive: Has very soft hands for a huge tight end and is a mismatch for shorter defensive backs. He also runs precise routes and knows how to use his body to shield off defenders from making plays on the ball.
Conclusion: His size makes him a candidate for early playing time, especially on passing downs and in the red zone.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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Stats

ReceivingDefense
Year NoYdsAvgTDUTATTckTFLSckBR
2010 (Sr.)2229813.63------
2009 (Jr.)141299.22------
2008 (So.)1113512.31135871721