Marion Barber III School: Minnesota
Ht: 5-11.5 Wt: 221 40: 4.49 Year: 3Jr
Bio: All-Conference selection the past two
seasons. Rotated into the starting lineup as
a junior yet still produced a career high 231/
1,269/11 on the ground after 207/1,196/17 the
Positives: Nice sized interior runner with
a good array of ball handling skills. Sees the
field, displays the ability to cut back in a small
area and avoids defenders or piles. Patient.
Displays good footwork through the trash,
straight arms opponents to keep runs alive
then aggressively puts his shoulders down
and drives up the field. Possesses the agility
to get outside around the corner
pick up the intensity blocking. Not winning out
in any foot races.
Analysis: A productive ball
carrier with good blood lines, Barber offers
potential as a feature runner at the next level.
Has a smooth style and plays faster than he
looks on film. Also does a solid job catching
the ball when it is thrown in his direction.
An closer look at Marion Barber's college career at Minnesota…