David Barrett (American football)
Barrett and Chad Ochocinco in 2008.
|Date of birth:||December 22, 1977|
|Place of birth:||Waterloo, Iowa|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||195 lb (88 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2000 – 4th round – 102nd pick|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
David Barrett (born December 22, 1977) is a former American football cornerback who played nine seasons in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the seventh round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arkansas.
Barrett also played for the New York Jets.
New York Jets
In 2004, David Barrett signed with the New York Jets and became the team's starting cornerback. In 2005 he had five interceptions. However by 2007 he had lost his starting job to Hank Poteat.
On February 10, 2009, Barrett was released by the Jets.
In 1979, his mother, Willie Ann Rucker, disappeared and has never been found. Barrett appeared in ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition in 2006, with teammate Adrian Jones, to help build a new home for the Llanes family. His wife Sheila works as a curator for the Jefferson Davis museum in Waterloo.