Matt Barr (American football)

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Matt Barr
Western Illinois Leathernecks No. 4
Position Quarterback
Class Senior
Major Accounting
Career history
High school Belvidere High School,
Belvidere, Illinois
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-09-12) September 12, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Belvidere, Illinois
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg)

Matt Barr (born September 12, 1987) is an American football quarterback with the Western Illinois Leathernecks football team. During the 2010 season, Barr threw for 3,410 yards 27 touchdowns and 8 interceptions in 13 games. He also ran for 675 yards and 7 touchdowns.[1] Following the season, Barr was named as one of the three finalists for the 2010 Walter Payton Award, given annually to the top player in NCAA Division I Football Championship Series (Division I-AA).[2]


Barr was born in Belvidere, Illinois and attended Belvidere High School. His major at Western Illinois is accounting.[3]