Gary Barnidge

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Gary Barnidge
No. 82 Cleveland Browns
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-09-22) September 22, 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Middleburg (FL)
College: Louisville
NFL draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 141
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 10, 2015
Receptions: 92
Receiving yards: 1,270
Receiving touchdowns: 10
Stats at

Gary Michael 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]

Personal life[edit]

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.[3]


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  2. ^ Browns agree to terms with Barnidge
  3. ^ Traina, Jimmy (October 13, 2014). "Browns TE Gary Barnidge dates two WWE divas on reality show". FOX Sports @TheBuzzer (Fox Sports Interactive Media). Retrieved January 25, 2015. 

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