UCLA

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Anthony Barr

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
UCLACOMMITTED (01/21/2010)Offered01/15/2010Wayne Moses
CaliforniaNoneOfferedNone
ColoradoNoneOfferedNone
Florida St.NoneOfferedNoneJames Coley
MichiganNoneOfferedNone
Notre DameNoneOffered10/02/2009Mike Denbrock
OregonNoneOfferedNoneDon Pellum
StanfordNoneOfferedNone
SyracuseNoneOfferedNone
TennesseeNoneOfferedNone
USCNoneOfferedNone
WashingtonNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Anthony Barr

How we scouted: Film footage, In-person visitsby Barry Every - 08/13/2009
  • SpeedDivision I Player
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthBlue Chip
  • AgilityDivision I Player
  • AthleticismBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Has the appearance of a tall, athletic tight end with long limbs, long legs and a thoroughbred stride. Will physically remind people of Brandon Jacobs of the New York Giants.
Needs Improvement: Tall backs take a pounding from the waist down, so Barr will need to strengthen and maximize the flexibility of his lower extremities. He also needs to work on stepping out of arm tackles by continually chopping his feet.
Most Impressive: Has great, natural forward body lean which allows him to gain yards after contact. He also has excellent vision and is very dangerous if he gets to the outside. His potential to also project at other positions makes him a very valuable prospect for recruiters.
Conclusion: If he can stay healthy and take to pounding at the next level, it is not unconceivable for him to have a college career similar to Eddie George. He is a versatile athlete and could possibly end up as an outside linebacker, weakside defensive end or even a tight end if running back does not work out.

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

Latest News

Bishop Amat early favorite in Serra League08/30/2010 SouthernCaliforniaPreps

The Serra League could be the most highly contested league in the Pac-5, as each of the five teams are coming off strong seasons. Bishop Amat looks like the early favorite after the transfer of monster receiver Wallace Gonzalez (pictured).

SS RB Rankings Part One06/28/2010SouthernCaliforniaPreps
Position recruiting breakdown: Defense02/09/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Signing Day Blitz: Ranking the Pac-1002/04/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Signing Day 2010: The top 25 teams02/03/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Big moves in final California ranking01/28/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Big Ten Blitz: Looking to close strong01/27/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Four-star Barr makes the call01/21/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Change constant for Barr01/08/2010IrishIllustrated.com
FSU making an effort with California athlete01/05/2010Warchant.com
Four-star sets visit12/03/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Barr keeps Irish in play12/03/2009IrishIllustrated.com
Category rankings: Athletes11/27/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Barr sees big picture10/05/2009IrishIllustrated.com
Barr ready for big visit10/01/2009IrishIllustrated.com
Video: Barr Runs Over People09/21/2009Rivals.com
Four new five-star prospects in the Rivals10009/01/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Four-star has top five08/18/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Calif. state ranking loaded with talent08/05/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals100 prospect names top five07/02/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Bruin four-star target names top five07/02/2009BruinSportsReport.com
‘I just want to play’06/25/2009IrishIllustrated.com
Ducks eye big back05/13/2009Duck Sports Authority
New five-star CB among moves in Rivals10005/05/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
National Notebook: Battle brewing for Barr04/29/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Irish in position with Barr04/23/2009IrishIllustrated.com
New Rivals250 loaded with big-time backs03/12/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Eye on the Dawgs03/11/2009UGASports.com
Initial 2010 Rivals100 big on Texas talent03/11/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Barr keeps busy01/22/2009IrishIllustrated.com
Video: Barr Does It All12/17/2008Rivals.com
Rivals250 to Watch: Five-star candidates11/05/2008Rivals.com Football Recruiting
2010 Spotlight: Running Backs10/29/2008USCFootball.com
Competition stiff for Barr10/13/2008IrishIllustrated.com
Video: Barr Does It All10/06/2008Rivals.com
Barr owns strong bond to Irish07/29/2008IrishIllustrated.com

Stats

Rushing
Year YdsTD
2008 (Jr.)1,89020

Anthony Barr reminds us of...

Brandon Jacobs - RB Napoleonville, LA Ht: 6'4"Wt: 264 lbs Team: New York Giants