A versatile athlete who played wide receiver and quarterback at Cabot High School … Consensus three-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports, Rivals and Scout … Rated as the No. 3 prospect in the state of Arkansas according to 247Sports, No. 4 by Rivals and No. 7 by ESPN … Tabbed the No. 20 athlete in the class by 247Sports and No. 1 in Arkansas by Scout … Ranked the No. 27 athlete in the south by Scout … Earned 2016 7A Central All-State honors … Finished his senior campaign with 867 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns on 126 attempts … Completed 39 of 49 passes for 689 yards and four TDs against just two interceptions … Returned five kicks for more than 100 yards and had one interception returned 47 yards for a score … Scored on a 7-yard TD scamper to lift Cabot over Pine Bluff 28-27 in the team’s season opener … Had a 39-yard run for a TD on Cabot’s first offensive play against Pine Bluff … Also returned a kickoff 85 yards for a score, completed 8 of 11 passes for 113 yards and ran 16 times for 115 yards … Scored twice, including the game-winner, while also completing 6 of 9 passes for 234 yards and another score in Cabot’s 27-23 win at Southside High School … Scored on runs of nine and seven yards and had big pass plays of 48, 51 and 58 yards against Southside … Rumbled for 185 yards and three TDs on 15 carries to lift Cabot to a 62-34 win over Bentonville West High School … Also went 1-of-2 passing for 36 yards and a TD … Named the All-Arkansas Preps Male Athlete of the Year as a junior … Rushed 111 times for 1,090 yards and 17 TDs to lead Cabot High School to a 10-0 regular season in 2015 … Also completed 15 of 44 passes for 223 yards and two TDs … Coached by Mike Malham … Led Cabot High School to the Arkansas Class 7A basketball state championship over Bentonville in 2016.
Born on Jan. 2, 1999 … Son of Gretchen and Jarrod Barnes … Has four siblings, Holdyn Gunnar Barnes, Trenton Gage Barnes, Henley Breannyn Wright and Karsyn Danielle Crowder … Cousin, Alec Pender, played baseball at University of Arkansas–Fort Smith from 2013-16 … Cousin, Braden Starks, played football at Arkansas Tech from 2013-16 … Recreation and sport management major.