Quickly: Last name is pronounced Bar-ber... Switching jersey numbers from 87 to 26... Provides talent and depth to tight ends corps.
2009 (Jr.): Saw action in six games, registering nine tackles (seven solo, two assists), posting one and a half tackles for loss of 10 yards and one sack for nine yards... Added three QB hurries and one pass break-up... Best outing was in Southern Utah game with three stops, including his lone sack, while adding two each at BYU and at Idaho.
2008 (So.): Played in all 12 games, starting five... Caught 12 passes for 169 yards (14.1 ypc) with one TD... Matched career-best with four catches in season-opener at UNLV for a total of 41 yards... Had career-high 70 yards on only two catches at Boise State, highlighted by career-high 51-yard TD catch and run... Added three receptions for 26 yards at Oregon and one catch for 19 yards vs. New Mexico State.
2007 (Fr.): Saw action in 10 games... Had seven catches for 52 yards (7.4 ypc)... Top game was at Hawai'i when he had four catches for 36 yards, including season-long 17-yarder... Also had two catches for 14 yards at Wyoming.
2006 (RS): Redshirted his first year at USU.
High School: Played linebacker, strong safety and wide receiver in high school... Was a first-team all-conference selection... Earned all-area honors, as well as team offensive MVP honors... Selected to the 605 All-Star Football Classic... Had 39 receptions for 590 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior... Averaged 15.3 yards per catch... Lettered two years... Team was 7-5 his senior year... An all-league track performer that competed in the shot put, discus, 110-meter hurdles, 100-meters and anchored the 4x100 relay team... Won a high school beauty contest.
Personal: Full name is Jerome Douglas Barbour, Jr... Born March 14, 1988 in Weisbaden, Germany... Son of Maureen Wells and Jerome Barbour, Sr... Has three sisters... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies... Hobbies include lifting weights, eating and sleeping.
Defense GP/GS UT AT Total TFL Sack 2009 (Jr.) 6/0 7 2 9 1.5-10 1.0-9