Barnett, from Tulsa, Okla., was a force for the Cowboys in the trenches as a senior, notching 26 tackles, including four for loss, as well as a pair of sacks, five quarterback hurries and a forced fumble.
2012 Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year...2012 First-Team All-Big 12, Coaches...2012 Second-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press ... Was a consistent defender in the middle of the Cowboy defensive line ... Started every game ... Ended the season with 30 tackles, including 24 solos ... His 8.0 tackles for loss led OSU ... Had five tackles at Arizona in his first career road start and four in the win over West Virginia ... Credited with three tackles against Kansas, Texas and Baylor and two against Louisiana, Iowa State, Texas Tech and Oklahoma ... Had a quarterback sack for an eight-yard loss against Tech ... Had a tackle for a loss against Savannah State, Arizona, Texas, Kansas State, West Virginia (1.5), Texas Tech, Baylor and Purdue ... Finished 12th in the Big 12 in tackles for loss (0.69 per game).
Attended Booker T. Washington in Tulsa where he was coached by Antwain Jimmerson ... Was selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Game ... A first-team all-state honoree in 2009 ... Logged 33 tackles and four sacks as a senior ... Ranked as the No. 1 recruit in the state of Oklahoma by Rivals.com and the No. 13 defensive tackle in the nation ... Recorded 72 tackles as a junior in leading his team to the 5A state championship, which was the first title for Booker T. Washington High School in 24 years ... Signed with Arkansas out of high school.
Calvin Eugene Barnett III was born Oct. 7, 1991, in Tulsa, Okla. ... Son of April Allen ... Majoring in psychology.