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Barney Farrar

Barney  Farrar

Hometown:
Kossuth, Miss.

Position:
Assistant A.D./High School & Junior College Relations

Alma Mater:
Delta State, 1983

02/11/2014

Freeze Visits Batson Children's Hospital

Rebel Head Coach Visits With Patients And Hospital Employees

12/12/2011

Luke, Farrar Return To Ole Miss Football Staff

Luke Was Four-Year Letterwinner And Assistant Coach For Rebels

In his second stint with the Rebel football staff, Barney Farrar was named Ole Miss’ Assistant Athletics Director for High School and Junior College Relations on December 12, 2011.

He plays a vital role in recruiting, which has helped Ole Miss land three straight top-15 signing classes, including the 2013 haul that was ranked as high as No. 2 in the nation by 247Sports. For his efforts in helping Ole Miss bring in the No. 4 class in 2016, Farrar was named a top 25 recruiter by Rivals.com.

Farrar spent the 2011 campaign as the head of Southern Miss’ player development program and led USM’s charge in building and maintaining relationships at the high school level.

Farrar moved into that role after three seasons as the tight ends coach for the Golden Eagles. In his second year, Farrar fought cancer and was able to return to 100 percent.

He was also named by Rivals.com as one of the top “Non-Big Six” Recruiters of the Year for the class of 2010 and was one of only four C-USA coaches selected.

Farrar’s tight ends were instrumental to the success of USM’s passing attack in each of the three years he mentored the group as they were the top targets year after year.

Prior to coming to the Golden Eagles, Farrar had stops at Iowa State, Rice, Clemson and Ole Miss, where he served as Assistant A.D. for External Affairs in 2006.

The native of Kossuth, Mississippi, played his collegiate football at Northeast (Miss.) Junior College and at Delta State. As a Statesman, Farrar helped DSU accumulate a 12-8 record in 1981 and 1982 while also serving as a captain as a senior.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education in 1983 and a master’s degree in physical education in 1985, both from DSU.

Farrar has a son, Clint, and a daughter, Cari.

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