Gary Barnidge

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Gary Barnidge
Gary Barnidge Carolina Panthers 2010.JPG
Barnidge at a team event in 2010
No. 82     Cleveland Browns
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-09-22) September 22, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
College: Louisville
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 141
Debuted in 2008 for the Carolina Panthers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 12, 2014
Receptions 43
Receiving yards 597
Touchdowns 3
Stats at

Gary Barnidge (born September 22, 1985) is an American football tight end for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.

College career[edit]

Barnidge played college football at Louisville where he played in 48 games including 29 starts and recorded 108 receptions for 1,491 yards and 17 touchdowns. He majored in sports administration.

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Barnidge was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the fifth round (141st overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft.

In 2011, Gary along with great friend & Louisville Cardinal teammate, Breno Giacomini of the Seattle Seahawks started a non for profit organization called American Football without Barriers. The organization hosted its first camp in China in March 2013.[1]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On March 14, 2013, Barnidge was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an unrestricted free agent. [2]

While a member of the Cleveland Browns, Barnidge was on two episodes of Total Divas, an E! Network TV show about WWE Divas going on dates with Rosa Mendes and Summer Rae.[citation needed]


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