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 James Barnard 61
James Barnard
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Shawnee Mission South

Last College:
Coffeyville CC

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 300

Position:
OG

Experience:
2L

Former junior college transfer returns as third-year starter on offensive line... Honorable mention All-Big 12 in 2008... One of nine returning offensive starters... Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.

2008 (Junior): Starter at right guard in all 12 games in 2008... One of eight Bears to start all 12 games... Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors by The Associated Press following junior season... Named to the fall 2008 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Mainstay on offensive line that led Bears to 21st ranking nationally and third in Big 12 with 195.8 rushing yards per game, Baylor produced 2,349 rushing yards and 29 touchdowns - the school's most since 1994.

2007 (Sophomore): Junior college transfer emerged as Bears' starter at right offensive guard midway through fall camp as sophomore and went on to become one of three Baylor o-linemen to start every 2007 game (J.D. Walton and Dan Gay were others)... Key cog in Baylor offensive line which yielded just 21 sacks (in school-record 561 pass attempts) on season, program's fewest since 1995... Played 76 or more snaps seven times with high of 97 at Buffalo... One of 10 Bears to play 700 or more snaps on season, Barnard saw action on 763 downs to receive first Baylor letter... Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Junior College: Coffeyville Community College, Coffeyville, Kan.... Earned second-team 2006 All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference honors as redshirt freshman offensive tackle for coach Jeff Leiker... Helped Coffeyville to 7-4 record and No. 13 national ranking in 2006... 13th-ranked Ravens dropped 26-21 decision to No. 3 Snow in Zions Bank Top of the Mountains Bowl... Redshirted as freshman in 2005... Also considered UAB, Ole Miss, Memphis and Temple before signing with Bears.Former junior college transfer returns as third-year starter on offensive line... Honorable mention All-Big 12 in 2008... One of nine returning offensive starters... Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.

2008 (Junior): Starter at right guard in all 12 games in 2008... One of eight Bears to start all 12 games... Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors by The Associated Press following junior season... Named to the fall 2008 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Mainstay on offensive line that led Bears to 21st ranking nationally and third in Big 12 with 195.8 rushing yards per game, Baylor produced 2,349 rushing yards and 29 touchdowns - the school's most since 1994.

2007 (Sophomore): Junior college transfer emerged as Bears' starter at right offensive guard midway through fall camp as sophomore and went on to become one of three Baylor o-linemen to start every 2007 game (J.D. Walton and Dan Gay were others)... Key cog in Baylor offensive line which yielded just 21 sacks (in school-record 561 pass attempts) on season, program's fewest since 1995... Played 76 or more snaps seven times with high of 97 at Buffalo... One of 10 Bears to play 700 or more snaps on season, Barnard saw action on 763 downs to receive first Baylor letter... Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Junior College: Coffeyville Community College, Coffeyville, Kan.... Earned second-team 2006 All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference honors as redshirt freshman offensive tackle for coach Jeff Leiker... Helped Coffeyville to 7-4 record and No. 13 national ranking in 2006... 13th-ranked Ravens dropped 26-21 decision to No. 3 Snow in Zions Bank Top of the Mountains Bowl... Redshirted as freshman in 2005... Also considered UAB, Ole Miss, Memphis and Temple before signing with Bears.

High School: Shawnee Mission South, Overland Park, Kan.... Two-year starter at left offensive tackle... K.C. Metro All-Star Game participant... Team captain as senior... Also lettered two years in wrestling.

Personal: Son of Dave Barnard, James Lockhart Barnard was born April 15, 1987, in Kansas City, Mo.... Enjoys hunting and fishing... Graduated from Baylor in May 2009... Would like to teach and coach.

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