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|Date of birth:||February 28, 1980|
|Place of birth:||Toms River, New Jersey|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||255 lb (116 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
Barnes also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Buccaneers in Super Bowl XXXVII.
Originally signed as an undrafted free agent out of Hampton University by the New York Giants, Barnes has played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2002–2003), Dallas Cowboys (2004), Miami Dolphins (2005–2006) and New York Jets (2007). On November 28, 2007 the Jets released him.
On January 17, 2008, the Buffalo Bills signed him as the first move for both Turk Schonert as offensive coordinator and Russ Brandon as Vice President. This marked the return of the fullback to the Buffalo Bills' offensive system.
Barnes was signed by the Detroit Lions on October 28, 2008 after the team released defensive tackle Langston Moore. The Lions released Barnes on November 11 when the team re-signed running back Aveion Cason.
New Orleans Saints
Barnes was signed by the New Orleans Saints on November 18, 2008. Barnes was waived on December 21, 2008. He was re-signed to a future contract following the end of the season. He was released on July 23, 2009.
He has created a comic book called "National Triumph League" along with a partner, which sees professional athletes blessed with superhuman talent. Barnes and his wife, Rebecca, have a daughter, Damara.
Barnes returned to his alma mater Toms River North as an assistant coach for the 2013 season. He is now a head coach at Colts Neck High School.
- Darian barnes player profile, National Football League Players Association. Accessed July 23, 2007. "Hometown: Toms River, New Jersey... Attended Toms River North High School in Toms River, New Jersey."
- http://www.newyorkjets.com/news/articles/show/1263-spider-man-make-room-for-barnes-superheroes Spider-Man, Make Room for Barnes' Superheroes
- New York Jets bio