Barnett while in Green Bay
No. 55 Washington Redskins
|Date of birth:May 27, 1981|
|Place of birth: Barstow, California|
|High school: Fontana (CA) Miller|
|College: Oregon State|
|NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 29|
|Debuted in 2003 for the Green Bay Packers|
|Roster status: Active|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 12, 2013
Nicholas Alexander Barnett (born May 27, 1981) is an American football linebacker for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon State.
Barnett was a four year letter winner (1999–2002) at Oregon State, starting the last three seasons at strong side linebacker. As a senior, Barnett was a first team All-Pacific-10 Conference selection. He led the conference in tackles with 121 (62 solo). Barnett registered his single game best against the University of California in 2001 with 18 tackles (11 solo).
He majored in Business Administration and Communications.
|1999||Oregon State Beavers||12||0||11||6||5||0-0||0||0-0||0-0||0||0.0-0||0|
|2000||Oregon State Beavers||12||5||44||34||10||2-9||0||0-0||3-4||1||0.0-0||0|
|2001||Oregon State Beavers||11||11||73||41||32||0-0||1||1-0||6-20||4||2.0-11||5|
|2002||Oregon State Beavers||13||13||121||62||59||0-0||2||0-0||21-72||7||6.0-43||1|
Green Bay Packers
On April 10, 2007, Barnett signed a six year contract extension worth $34.85 million.
On the famous 4th and 26 vs the Eagles Barnett miss played his coverage responsibilities horrendously and cost the Packers a Super Bowl appearance.
Barnett suffered a season-ending wrist injury in a Week 4 matchup vs. the Detroit Lions. He was put on injured reserve on October 7, 2010. It's the second time in the last three seasons Barnett ended his season on injured reserve. Barnett is second in all-time tackles for the Green Bay Packers.
On July 26, 2011, Barnett was informed by Packers General Manager, Ted Thompson, that the Packers will try to trade him, but if not, they will release him.[dead link] He was released on July 28, after Green Bay was unable to find a trade.
Barnett signed a three year, $12 million deal with the Buffalo Bills on July 31, 2011. On February 11, 2013 the Bills announced that Barnett will be released from his contract along with safety George Wilson.
|2003||Green Bay Packers||15||112||86||26||2||3||21||7||14||0||3||0||1|
|2004||Green Bay Packers||16||123||92||31||3||1||16||16||16||0||5||0||1|
|2005||Green Bay Packers||16||138||91||47||1||1||95||95||95||1||1||1||3|
|2006||Green Bay Packers||15||105||62||43||2||2||3||1.5||3||0||7||0||1|
|2007||Green Bay Packers||16||131||102||29||3.5||2||40||20||38||0||4||0||1|
|2008||Green Bay Packers||9||49||41||8||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||1||0|
|2009||Green Bay Packers||16||105||82||23||4||0||0||0||0||0||7||0||0|
|2010||Green Bay Packers||4||24||19||5||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0|
- "Nick Barnett Pre Draft Bio". Seahawks.com. March 28, 2008.
- "Deal worth $34.85 million". Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Online. April 11, 2007.
- "Torn knee ligament to sideline Barnett for rest of season". www.espn.com. November 10, 2008.
- "Sources: Green Bay Packers linebacker Nick Barnett out for season". ESPN.com.
- "Packers Return to Lambeau Field but Nick Barnett Departs". WBAY.
- Rosenthal, Gregg. "Release Tracker". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 29 July 2011.
- Barnett becomes newest Bills 'backer
- Jones, Mike (August 1, 2013). "Nick Barnett ready to compete, help Redskins build on last season’s success". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved 2013-08-07.