DT - FR - 6-3 - 330 - Tulsa, Okla. (Booker T. Washington HS)
Barnett, who is considered one of the best defensive tackles in the nation, played at Booker T. Washington and was selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Game. He was named a first-team 5A All-State honoree in 2009. As a senior, he faced double and triple teams and he had 33 tackles and four sacks. He is ranked as the top recruit in the state of Oklahoma by Rivals.com and the No. 13 defensive tackle in the nation. He is also the No. 13 defensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com. During his junior year, he had 72 tackles and helped his team defeat Carl Albert, 28-17, for the 5A state championship, which was the first title for Booker T. Washington High School in 24 years. In his appearance at the U.S. Army All-American game, Barnett was responsible for setting up one blocked kick and then blocking another. He also had two tackles, one unassisted and quarterback hurry. He was a high school teammate of Arkansas signee Eric Bennett and attended the same high school as UA offensive coordinator Garrick McGee. Barnett chose the Razorbacks over Oklahoma State, USC, Florida, LSU, Oklahoma, UCLA, Oregon State and Texas Tech.