2015 NFL DRAFT
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Khalif Barnes

Height: 6-6 | Weight: 305 | College: Washington
 
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Overview

Positives … Has good bone structure, with long limbs, big back, good bubble, solid midsection and thick thighs. … Has good frame growth potential and plays with sudden explosion to gain leverage. … Rolls his hips on contact and has the ability to cave the line of scrimmage. … Consistently finishes his blocks for the running game. … Quick to gain position in the second level and is outstanding working the short pull. … Will not over-extend or slip off blocks and has learned to play flat-footed (earlier in his career, he would play up on his toes, causing him to slip off blocks). … Shows good quickness off the ball and the hip snap needed to get in front on blocks. … When working in-line, he is good with his feet on contact and gets movement on level one defenders. … Also shows quickness with reach blocks (does a good job of getting his head in front on reach blocks to seal off the corner) and gets enough leverage to cut off the edge. … Pulls and traps with his feet flat-footed and is very quick to get out of his stance. … In pass protection, he is quick to set up out of his stance and has good arm extension to keep the defensive end off his body. … Gets into the block with ease and although he is not considered a mauler, he tries to stay up and on the block. … Has the lateral agility to get out of his stance and reach a wide defensive end. … Plays with leverage and keeps his feet on the move. … Takes better angles working in-line than on the secondlevel, but is able to adjust with ease to a moving target and gets out suddenly on pulls and traps. … Light on his feet and can adjust on the fly. … Stays under control and has the ability to neutralize a wide edge rusher with his balance, foot speed and wingspan. … Shuffles his feet well laterally and demonstrates good hand placement to mirror and slide in pass protection. … Despite his size, he is more of a finesse blocker, but takes good angles on the move, especially when working in the second level.

Negatives … Is a little thin jointed in his upper body, but his frame has the potential to add more growth. … Has exceptional quickness and good leg drive, but needs to put forth the extra hours in the weight room to increase his upper body strength. … Gets a bit straight-legged, at times, resulting in him having some problems with twists, but he can recoil and recover. … When he gets too straight-legged, he will get off-balance, but he has the leg strength to anchor and hold his ground at the point of attack. … Places his hands well, but doesn't do it with much violence. … Needs to add lower body strength, as he's a bit top-heavy and can be rocked back on his heels by a strong bull rush. … When he narrows his base, he has problems sustaining and driving through blocks and struggles to anchor vs. the pass rush.

2004 Season

All-Pac 10 Conference honorable mention … Started every game from the demanding left offensive tackle position … Recognized for his Apple Cup performance vs. Washington State with the co-Offensive Player of the Game award … Awarded the "Big Hit" of the Week following the Stanford game … Registered 86 knockdowns with nine touchdown-resulting blocks as he helped the offense average 389.2 yards per game.

2003 GAME Analysis

Ohio State … Collected five knockdowns as the team gained 255 aerial yards … Picked up the blitz, leveling linebacker A.J. Hawk coming from the backside to spring QB Cody Pickett for a 2-yard touchdown run.

Indiana … Leveled defensive tackle Jody Clemons as Pickett rolled left to find Charles Frederick with a 23-yard touchdown strike to Charles Frederick that capped a 15-play, 86-yard drive in the first quarter as the Huskies amassed 490 yards.

Idaho … Made seven knockdowns, including one that leveled defensive tackle Brian Howard on a 12-yard scoring burst by fullback Zach Tuiasosopo and helped the offense pile up 502 yards.

Stanford … Delivered six knockdowns, dropping defensive end Scott Scharff on a 74-yard touchdown bomb from Pickett to Reggie Williams and also made a timely block on linebacker Jared Newberry upfield to clear away the final obstacle on a 53-yard scoring burst by Rich Alexis as Washington totaled 396 yards.

Oregon State … Credited with seven knockdowns, teaming with guard Nick Newton to clear a rush lane used by tailback Kenny James for a 2-yard scoring run as the Huskies totaled 374 yards.

Washington State … Registered a season-high nine knockdowns, including one that brought down linebacker Will Derting on Pickett's 21-yard touchdown pass to Corey Williams, as the offense rallied for 20 fourth quarter points in a 27-19 victory.

2003 Season

Started all of the Huskies' games at the weak-side tackle position … Caught a nine-yard pass on a trick play during the fourth quarter of the Sun Bowl that helped to set up the Huskies final touchdown … Named a coaches' offensive player of the game after the Idaho contest … Helped Washington lead the Pac-10 Conference in passing offense 346.2 ypg) and finish third in total offense (420.7 ypg) … Part of a solid protection team that allowed quarterback Cody Pickett to pass for a Pac-10 record 4458 yards.

2002 Season

Started every game at weak-side tackle after switching from defensive tackle during practices for the 2001 Rose Bowl … One of four redshirt freshmen or sophomores to start on the offensive line for Washington in 2001 … Helped the Huskies rank third in the Pac-10 Conference in time of possession at 30:53 per game … A major reason Washington rushed for 212 yards and three touchdowns in an early-season win over Idaho … With starter Cody Pickett nursing a separated shoulder, he helped the offensive line allow just one sack against Pac-10's second-ranked sack defense in crucial come-from-behind win over Arizona … Teamed with tackle Todd Bachert to hold Arizona State defensive end Terrell Suggs, the Pac-10 leader in tackles-for-loss and sacks, to just four tackles, none for loss, in the Huskies' 33-31 win … Also helped Washington rush for 188 yards against the Sun Devils … Led the Huskies to five rushing touchdowns in a key win over Stanford, equaling its output from the previous five Pac-10 games combined and earned the coaches' award as Offensive MVP for his performance against the Cardinal.

2001 Season

Redshirted … Named Defensive Scout of the Week for the week leading up to the Huskies win over Idaho … Switched to offensive line in practice for the 2001 Rose Bowl.

Injury Report

2004: Suffered a fractured right wrist during practice on Oct. 13. He underwent surgery to have a pin inserted and missed the season's final six games.

Track

Sociology major … Son of Mary and Frank Barnes … Born 4/21/82 in San Diego, California … Resides in Spring Valley, California.

High School

CAMPUS: 4.92 in the 40-yard dash … 415-pound bench press … 600-pound squat … 371-pound power clean … 32-inch vertical jump … 9'3" broad jump … Right-handed … 20/30 Wonderlic score. COMBINE: 4.94 in the 40-yard dash … 2.91 20-yard dash … 1.76 10-yard dash … 4.54 20-yard shuttle … 7.57 three-cone drill … 35-inch vertical jump … 8'10" broad jump … Bench pressed 225 pounds 26 times … 34-inch arm length … 10 1/8-inch hands … 16 Wonderlic score.

Personal

Attended Mount Miguel (Spring Valley, Cal.) High School, playing football for coach Dave Gross … Recorded 120 total tackles and nine sacks during his senior season … Member of the San Diego Union-Tribune's All-Academic first-team … Named All-League and All-CIF in 1998 and 1999 … Received two votes in Long Beach Press Telegram's "Best in the West" team … An All-League and All-CIF performer in 1998 … Voted the conference's Defensive MVP … Also played basketball and was an All-Conference selection for the hoops team … Four-time honor roll member and a four-time Golden Pyramid Scholar.

 
 
 

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