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- Chris Barrett
Chris Barrett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gulfport, Miss.

High School:
St. John HS

Last College:
Mississippi Gulf Coast CC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 235

Position:
Holder/Snapper

Birthdate:
11/14/1984

Experience:
2L



Returns for senior season after disappointing 2006 campaign when he played in only two games due to injury ... saw first action of UAB career in 2005 after transferring from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College ... primarily a deep snapper his first two seasons at UAB, Barrett spent a lot of time as holder on placekicks during spring practice ... two-time recipient of C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2006: Saw action in only two games because of injuries ... suffered knee injury as deep snapper on his first play in season opener vs. Oklahoma ... came back to play vs. UTEP in 10th game of season and suffered similar fate as in season opener as he went down with knee injury ... shined in the classroom as he was named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2005: Was Blazers' regular deep snapper throughout season ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Junior College: Was primarily a deep snapper but also saw playing time at tight end where he had one reception for 10 yards and a touchdown.

High School: Attended St. John High School ... played on both sides of ball but excelled mostly at tight end and was named Class 2A all-state following senior season ... helped lead St. John to 2002 state championship ... caught 14 passes for 196 yards and five touchdowns in 2002 ... coached by Buddy Singleton.

Personal: Born Nov. 14, 1984 at Gulfport, Miss. ... son of Andy and Stacey Barrett ... major is health sciences.