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.
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.
HIGH 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.