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Ross Barkley

Ross  Barkley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Albany, Miss.

High School:
W.P. Daniel

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
10/16/1979

Experience:
4L

2002: Appeared in 4-of-13 games, seeing action in the Memphis (9/7), Vanderbilt (9/21), Arkansas State (10/12) and Alabama (10/19) contests ... Earned his fourth letter ... Caught two passes for 21 yards in Red-Blue game.

2001: Appeared in 9-of-11 games ... Did not see action against Arkansas State (10/6) and LSU (10/27) ... Caught five passes for 45 yards and a TD ... Earned his third letter ... vs. Murray State (9/1): Recorded first career, regular-season reception, catching an eight-yard pass from David Morris ... Finished with two receptions for 15 yards ... vs. Georgia (11/17): Tied a career-high with two receptions for 11 yards versus Georgia (11/17) ... at Mississippi State (11/22): Caught first career TD on a career-long 19-yard reception from Eli Manning in the fourth quarter ... Preseason: Ended spring as the No. 2 inside receiver behind veteran Jamie Armstrong ... Caught one pass for 12 yards in Red-Blue game.

2000: Saw action in all 12 games, including the Music City Bowl versus West Virginia ... Special teams player that was credited with three tackles (two solo) ... Earned his second letter ... Music City Bowl (12/28): Caught one pass for 14 yards.

1999: Did not see action ... Moved from kicker to wide receiver in spring.

1998: Saw action in five games, handling kickoffs during true freshman season to earn his first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Special Teams Player of the Year sophomore and junior seasons at W.P. Daniel High ... Was All-District kicker and receiver as a senior ... Selected by Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal as Utility Player of the Year ... Played in Bernard Blackwell Classic, the Mississippi High School All-Star game ... Coached by Terry Allen ... Earned four letters in football, seeing action at receiver, kicker and defensive back ... Also picked up four letters in golf, plus three letters in soccer and track ... Rated MVP honors in soccer sophomore and senior campaigns, playing in Mississippi soccer All-Star game ... Earned MVP honors in track senior season ... As a golfer, competed in state tournament five years.

PERSONAL: Son of Tommy and Bettye Lou Barkley ... Full name is Samuel Ross Barkley ... Born: October 16, 1979 ... Majoring in Civil Engineering ... Made 1999 and 2000 SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made Dean's Honor Roll in Fall of 1998.


BARKLEY'S CAREER STATISTICS
?RECEIVING?
Year		G-S	Rec	Yds	TD	Lg	Avg.	
2001		9-0	5	45	1	19	9.0
TOTALS	29-0	5	45	1	19	9.0

?SPECIAL TEAMS TACKLES? Year G UT AT TT 2000 11 2 1 3 TOTALS 29 2 1 3

BARKLEY'S CAREER HIGHS

RECEPTIONS: 2, twice, vs. Murray State (9/1/2001) and vs. Georgia (11/17/2001) RECEIVING YARDS: 19, at Mississippi State (11/22/2001) LONG RECEPTION: 19, at Mississippi State (11/22/2001) TD RECEPTIONS: 1, at Mississippi State (11/22/2001) CONSECUTIVE GAMES W/RECPT: 2, 12/28/00-9/1/2001; 11/17-11/22/2001

BARKLEY'S BOWL STATISTICS ?RECEIVING? Year G-S Rec Yds TD Lg Avg. ?00 MC 1-0 1 14 0 14 14.0 TOTAL 1-0 1 14 0 14 14.0

BARKLEY'S BOWL HIGHS

RECEPTIONS: 1, vs. West Virginia (2000 Music City) RECEIVING YARDS: 14, vs. West Virginia (2000 Music City) LONG RECEPTION: 14, vs. West Virginia (2000 Music City)

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