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Connor Barwin
Connor Barwin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hazel Park, Mich

High School:
U. of Detroit Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 255

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
10/15/1986

Experience:
3L


2007: A standout on special teams, as well as a key player in the tight end rotation ... played in 12 games ... carded 31 receptions for 399 yards, including two touchdowns ... made three receptions for 33 yards against Southeast Missouri State ... snagged two passes for 15 yards vs. Oregon State ... set personal bests with six catches for 109 yards, including a 31-yarder at Miami (OH) ... snared three passes for 39 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown grab vs. Marshall ... tallied two catches for 12 yards at Pittsburgh ... named UC's Special Teams Player of the Week after blocking a punt and recovering a fumbled punt return at USF ... made three receptions for seven yards, highlighted by a four-yard scoring play vs. Connecticut ... notched an eight-yard catch vs. West Virginia ... registered a career-long 38-yard catch on his way to totaling 90 yards on four catches at Syracuse ... collected seven grabs for 86 yards, including a 26-yard catch and run, in the Papajohns.com Bowl.

2006: Saw action in all 13 games as a regular on special teams and on alternate at the tight end position ... made a reception in three of the fi rst four games ... snagged three passes for 36 yards, including a 20-yard catch, at Virginia Tech ... had a career day, finishing with five catches for 68 yards and two touchdowns at West Virginia ... collected a 17-yard pick-up in the victory over USF ... caught a nine-yard pass vs. Rutgers ... played in 23 games as a walk-on for the basketball team ... Bearcat Academic Honor Roll (Winter 2007).

2005: One of two first-year freshmen to see action on offense ... played in all 11 games as a backup tight end ... caught a pair of passes for 72 yards, turning one into a 38-yard gain, at Penn State ... made receptions in six other games ... averaged 18 yards per catch, second-best on the team ... caught a seven-yard scoring pass vs. Connecticut ... joined the basketball team in early January ... saw action in each of the final 16 games as a backup to the forward positions.

University of Detroit Jesuit High School: First-team all-state selection as a senior for head coach Scott Merchant ... earned all-league, all-Catholic, and all-district honors ... recipient of team's offensive and defensive MVP awards ... rated the No. 17 player in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press ... selected for the East-West All-Star Game ... allleague selection in basketball as a junior and all-Catholic as a senior ... helped school to a district title as a junior.

Connor Alfred Barwin: Born Oct. 15, 1986 in Southfi eld, Mich. ... son of Tom Barwin and Margaret Bailey.

Academic Major: Secondary Education.

Single-Game Bests
Receptions: 5 at West Virginia (11/11/06)
Yards: 72 at Penn State (9/10/05)
Long Reception: 38 at Penn State (9/10/05
Touchdowns: 2 at West Virginia (11/11/06)