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D.J. Barnett
26   D.J. Barnett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Okmulgee, Okla.

High School:
Okmulgee HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 197

Position:
Running Back

Experience:
1L



Tulsa: Missed the 2000 season, but earned a letter as a true freshman in 1999 . . . 2000 -- Sat out the season to concentrate on academics . . . 1999 ?? Played in seven games during his true freshman season . . . totalled 116 yards and two touchdowns on 35 carries . . . had a season-best 41 yards on 14 carries against SW Missouri State . . . added 30 yards on six rushes against Hawaii . . . Overall -- Has good feet and balance . . . has the ability to break tackles . . . a good blocker . . . shows toughness running the ball . . . had a solid spring.

High School: Was a three-year letterwinner at Okmulgee High School . . . was a running back and strong safety in each of his three seasons . . . was a Tulsa World all-state performer as a senior . . . earned special recognition all-state honors from the Daily Oklahoman . . . rushed for 1,656 yards and 17 touchdowns leading the Bulldogs to a 9-3 record and the Class 4A state quarterfinals his senior season . . . was the District 2-4A Offensive Player of the Year as a senior . . . totalled 1,099 yards and 12 TDs his junior season on 109 attempts for a 10.1 average per carry . . . completed his career as the second-leading rusher in school history with 3,669 career yards . . . had 37 career touchdowns and 594 receiving yards . . . also lettered two years in basketball and track . . . high school coach was Frank Johnson.

Personal: Favorite TV show is "Sanford and Son" . . . his favorite NFL team is the Minnesota Vikings . . . lists Barry Sanders as his favorite NFL player . . . Vince Carter of the NBA's Toronto Raptors is his favorite athlete . . . most memorable place he has visited is Japan . . . majoring in arts and sciences . . . born Dantron Barnett on September 1, 1981.

Career Statistics

RushingGAttGainLossNetTDAvgLong
19997351261011623.313