Harlon Barnett

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Harlon Barnett
Current position
TitleDefensive coordinator
TeamFlorida State
Biographical details
Born (1967-01-02) January 2, 1967 (age 52)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Playing career
1986–1989Michigan State
1990–1992Cleveland Browns
1993–1994New England Patriots
1995–1996Minnesota Vikings
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1998–1999Princeton (OH) HS (DB)
2000–2002Princeton (OH) HS (DC)
2003LSU (GA)
2004–2006Cincinnati (DB)
2007–2014Michigan State (DB)
2015–2017Michigan State (AHC/Co-DC/DB)
2018–presentFlorida State (DC/DB)

Harlon T. Barnett (born January 2, 1967) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the defensive coordinator at Florida State University under head coach Willie Taggart.[1] Barnett played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) as a safety for seven seasons with the Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots, and Minnesota Vikings. In his career, Barnett had four interceptions, all with New England. His lone kickoff return came with Cleveland in 1990 and went for 15 yards.


  1. ^ Mike Griffith (December 21, 2013). "'Spartan Dawg' DB coach Harlon Barnett discusses Michigan State 'No Fly Zone' mindset". www.mlive.com. MLive Media Group. Retrieved November 24, 2014.

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