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Marcus Barnett
Marcus Barnett

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Upper Marlboro, Md.

High School:
Frederick Douglass

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 173

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
03/08/1988

Experience:
3L


2009: Played in nine games, seeing time at both wide receiver and defensive back ... only player on the roster to start on both sides of the ball during the 2009 season ... totaled 10 catches for 95 yards and a touchdown ... also returned one kick for 14 yards on special teams and had two tackles and a pass break up on defense ... had his lone kickoff return of the season in the opener against Rutgers, returning the ball 14 yards ... had three receptions for 35 yards and a touchdown against Southeast Missouri State ... started at defensive back against Fresno State, finishing with a pair of solo stops and a pass break up ... started at wide receiver at Miami (OH), catching a season-best six passes for 57 yards with a season-long reception of 21 yards ... had one catch for three yards against Louisville.

2008: Started each game at wide receiver ... had four catches for 44 yards against Eastern Kentucky ... attempted a pass at No. 4/4 Oklahoma ... notched two catches for two yards against Miami (OH) ... recorded 66 yards on season-high six receptions at Akron ... had one rushing attempt for 13 yards at Marshall and finished the game with two catches for 11 yards ... pulled down five catches for a season-high 79 yards, including a season-best 27-yard reception against Rutgers ... first touchdown reception of the season came against Pittsburgh, a 20-yard grab in the second quarter, his 14th career touchdown reception ... finished with three catches and 43 yards against the Panthers ... had one catch against Syracuse.

2007: Honored as a second-team all-BIG EAST pick ... scored a team-high 14 touchdowns, including a school-record 13 touchdown catches ... listed second nationally among rookies in receiving scores (13), receiving yards (862), and receptions (62) ... his 62 grabs are eighth in Cincinnati single-season history ... opened his career with a streak of at least one catch in each of his first 13 games ... started eight games ... carried the ball six times for 24 yards, including a long rush of nine yards at USF ... recovered a blocked punt in the end zone and totaled 61 yards on five receptions vs. Oregon State ... recorded Cincinnati's longest catch of the season on an 80-yard touchdown catch at San Diego State ... finished the night at Qualcomm Stadium with three catches for 88 yards, including two for scores against the Aztecs ... notched seven touchdown receptions over a four-game span midway through the season ... tallied six receptions for 74 yards, including a touchdown at Rutgers ... caught two touchdown passes and carded five catches for 83 yards vs. Louisville ... tossed a 76-yard pass at USF ... ended the regular season with 21 receptions for 337 yards, and five for touchdowns in the final two games ... posted the No. 4 receiving night in UC history with 210 yards, including two for touchdowns vs. West Virginia ... equaled the team's season-high with 11 catches for 127 yards, with three scores at Syracuse ... caught a pair of passes for 17 yards before sustaining a leg injury in the Papajohns.com Bowl.

2006: Redshirted.

Frederick Douglass High School: Earned honorable mention all-state honors as a senior for head coach J.C. Pinkney ... helped team to a 12-1 record and a division championship ... first-team all-league and all-metro Washington choice ... made 22 receptions for 522 yards and eight touchdowns ... turned in 25 tackles on defense ... participated in the area all-star game ... earned second-team all-conference honors as a junior ... helped school's track and field team win the state 4A championship as a junior, clearing 6'5" in the high jump ... academic honor roll recognition.

Marcus Antoine Barnett: Born March 8, 1988 ... son of Carla White.

Academic Major: Psychology-Criminal Justice.