- Dexter Barnett
Dexter  Barnett


Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Grady HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Running Back


After sitting out last season for academic reasons, Barnett is expected to provide depth during upcoming campaign.

2008: Sat out last season.

2007: Saw action as a true freshman in nine contests ... ran 19 times for 36 yards with a long rush of 10 yards vs. Tulane ... rushed for a season-high 26 yards on six attempts vs. the Green Wave ... caught two passes for eight yards ... made his only start of the season against Mississippi State ...

High School: Attended Grady High School in Atlanta ... helped lead head coach Ronnie Millen's Grady team to a 10-3 record and an appearance in the Georgia's AAA state quarterfinals in 2006 ... named Class AAA 2006 honorable mention all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... also selected to the 2006 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11, as well as all-city in 2005 and 2006 ... voted team's most outstanding offensive back in 2006 ... named to the North team in the 2006 Georgia All-Star game ... tallied over 2,000 combined yards as a senior, including over 1,200 rushing, over 400 receiving and over 400 return yards ... entering senior season, he was tabbed as the fourth-best running back in the state of Georgia by 4SHOTSports.com ... rushed for 180 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries against Flowery Branch, including scoring the winning touchdown, to advance Grady to the state quarterfinals ... was the team's leading punt returner, with four returns for 116 yards, an average of 29.0 yards per return ... as a junior, Barnett rushed for 523 yards and scored seven touchdowns, while also averaging 22.6 yards per punt return.

Personal: Major is communications management.