Played in 10 games and made one start ... set career high with four tackles in first career start against TCU (11/11) ... intercepted the first pass of his career at Oklahoma State on final play of game (11/4) ... made one tackle in OU debut against UTEP (9/2).
Ranked as a five-star recruit by 247Sports and a four-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and Scout ... rated No. 27 overall in the country by 247Sports, No. 41 overall by Scout, No. 158 by Rivals and No. 236 by ESPN ... ranked as the fourth best safety in the 2017 class by Scout, seventh best by 247Sports and 15th best by ESPN and Rivals ... touted as the sixth overall prospect in the state of Texas by 247Sports, No. 22 by Rivals and No. 36 by ESPN ... U.S. Army All-American ... invited to the finals of The Opening ... made 41 tackles with two passes defended and one forced fumble in seven games during his senior season ... also caught 26 passes for 428 yards and four touchdowns and ran six times for 51 yards and another score ... missed the last three games of his senior season due to injury but was named to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s 2016 Super Team Second Team ... tallied 101 tackles as a junior with one interception and seven passes defended ... posted 33 tackles and an interception as a sophomore ... son of former OU linebacker Reggie Barnes (1989-92) ... also held offers from Alabama, Oklahoma State, Texas, USC and others.
Father (Reggie) was an OU linebacker/defensive end from 1988-92 (captain as a senior) and played two NFL seasons with Pittsburgh Steelers (1993) and Dallas Cowboys (1995) ... major is undecided.