Tyler Barnes
Tyler Barnes


Rock Falls, Ill.

High School:
Rock Falls

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 280



2012: Member of the practice squad.

2011: Redshirted.

Rock Falls HS: Three-year letterwinner for head coach Jay Mammossek ... named his team's captain and all-conference selection as a senior ... first-team academinc all-conference selection as well ... carried the ball 77 times for 554 yards and seven touchdowns in final season ... also caught a pair of passes for 63 yards and touchdown ... also named a NCIC First Team All-Conference selection as junior and sophomore ... also lettered in track for three years, where he was a two-time first-team all-conference selection ... member of the state champion 4x200 meter relay team as a sophomore.

Personal: Born February 1, 1993, in Sterling, Ill. ... son of Dennis Barnes and Kris Nunez ... has one brother, Jacob ... his father, Dennis, played collegiate baseball at Lincoln College and his mother, Kris, played softball for two years at Lincoln College ... his mother also served as the volleyball and softball head coach at Sauk Valley Community College for eight years, before taking over as the Rock Falls High School varsity softball coach ... plans to major in criminal justice.