T. J. Barnes

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T.J. Barnes
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-06-14) June 14, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth: Montgomery, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 350 lb (159 kg)
Career information
College: Georgia Tech
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Total tackles: 8
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Pass deflections: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Terence Jariviz Barnes[1] (born June 14, 1990) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Georgia Tech. He signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2013, and has also played with the New York Jets and the Buffalo Bills.

Early years[edit]

Barnes attended Enterprise High School. He was ranked as the 48th-best offensive tackle prospect nationally by Rivals.com and also was ranked by Rivals.com as the 18th-best prep prospect in the state of Alabama.[1]

College career[edit]

He was selected to the Sporting News 2009 ACC All-Freshman Team following his Freshman season.[1] He was a 2012 All-ACC Honorable Mention.[1] He was selected to participate in the 2012 Raycom Collegiate All-Star Game.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On April 27, 2013, Barnes signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent.[2] On August 30, 2013, He was released.[3]

New York Jets[edit]

On October 9, 2013, Barnes was signed by the New York Jets to join the practice squad.[4] The Jets waived Barnes on November 12, 2015.[5] On November 13, 2015, he was re-signed to the practice squad.

Buffalo Bills[edit]

On December 1, 2015, Barnes was claimed off waivers by the Bills. On August 15, 2016, Barnes was released by the Bills.

Second stint with the Jaguars[edit]

On August 17, 2016, Barnes was claimed off waivers by the Jaguars. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Jaguars.[6]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Georgia Tech Profile". ramblinwreck.com. 
  2. ^ "Jaguars agree to terms with 23 Rookie Free Agents". jaguars.com. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Jaguars release Kafka, Scott". jaguars.com. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Jets sign T.J. Barnes, a mammoth defensive tackle, to practice squad". nj.com. Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Jets promote Ronald Martin from practice squad, waive T.J. Barnes". nj.com. Retrieved November 12, 2015. 
  6. ^ Oehser, John. "Down to 53: LB Davis, OG Bernadeau released". Jaguars.com.