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Dante Barnett
22  Dante Barnett
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

High School:
Booker T. Washington

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 186

Position:
DB

Experience:
2L

08/06/2014

K-State Player Quotes

2014 K-State Football Media Day

04/26/2014

K-State Football Announces 2014 Captains

Finney becomes fifth three-time captain in school history

04/18/2013

Football Holds Spring Press Conference

Annual spring game is set for April 27 at 1:10 p.m.

CAREER HONORS
2013
-- Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Defensive MVP

A dynamic defensive back that made two starts late in his redshirt freshman campaign before starting every game in 2013... Ranks second among active Wildcats with 99 career tackles... Voted a player representative for the 2014 season.

Click Here for 2014 Game-by-Game Statistics

2013 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics):
Started all 13 games, ranking third on the team in tackles with 75 and leading the squad with four interceptions... Carded 109 interception-return yards to rank eighth in school history and second in the Big 12 during the 2013 campaign... Ended the year on fire, totaling 32 tackles, including one for a loss, three interceptions and a fumble recovery over his final four games... Was named the 2013 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Defensive MVP after carding eight tackles and returning an interception 51 yards to set up K-State's final touchdown... That performance followed a two-interception game at Kansas during the regular-season finale to tie a K-State season high and tie for the sixth most in a game in school history... Led the team in tackles against Louisiana in nine, while he registered a season-high 12 stops against Oklahoma.

2012 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Appeared in all 13 games, including starts against Baylor and Texas... Notched a career-best 14 tackles at Baylor, including one for a loss, and followed that up with four stops against the Longhorns in K-State's Big 12 Championship-clinching victory.

H
IGH SCHOOL: Recorded 100 tackles and nine interceptions on his way to earning second team all-state honors as a senior in 2010... Also hauled in 10 touchdowns as a receiver... Recorded 101 tackles as a junior and also caught 32 passes for 775 yards and six touchdowns... Led Booker T. Washington to a 13-1 record and a 2010 state championship... Also collected nine interceptions as a junior... Was high school teammates with current Wildcat wide receiver Tyler Lockett.

PERSONAL: Son of Larry Barnett and Tiah Pankey... Majoring in kinesiology.

Barnett's Career Statistics

YEAR GMS UA-AT-TT TFL-YDS SACK-YDS INT PD FF/FR
2012 13 19-5-24 1.0-6 0.0-0 0 2 0/0
2013 13 57-18-75 2.0-7 0.0-0 4 7 0/2
TOTAL 26 76-23-99 3.0-13 0.0-0 4 9 0/2