Freshman D.J. Ward records his third 100-yard effort in victory
The 'Jacks averaged better than 120 yards per game on the ground in 2011.
Three Lumberjacks receive preseason All-America nod
Willie Jefferson named Preseason SLC Defensive Player of the Year
Crawford sets SFA receptions record; 'Jacks win fourth-straight
Ford Stadium - Dallas, Texas Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012
Top returning rusher from 2011.
Has played in 23 games, earning 14 starts at running back during his career.
2011 (Junior): Received honorable mention All-Southland Conference honors ...Played in 11 games earning 10 starts ... Carried the ball 99 times for 491 yards and one touchdown ...Caught 15 passes for 157 yards, and returned two kicks for 72 yards ...Recorded a season-high 15 carries for 63 yards at Central Arkansas ... Had 14 carries for 68 yards and a score in the win over McNeese State ...Also returned a kick 46 yards against the Cowboys ... Carried the ball 11 times for 64 yards, and hauled in five passes for 49 yards against Northern Iowa ... Recorded five receptions for 48 yards against Sam Houston State.
2010 (Sophomore): Played in 12 games earning four starts ... Was the team's second-leading rusher ... Finished the year with 104 carries for 337 yards and three scores ... Also caught 24 passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns ... Carried the ball nine times for 46 yards and a score against Lamar ... Recorded a career-high 17 carries for 59 yards and two touchdowns at Nicholls ... Also caught four passes for 33 yards and a score against the Colonels ... Rushed for a career-high 66 yards, and caught a career-high seven passes for 39 yards against Texas State ... Caught only one pass against Sam Houston State but it was for a score ... Also had a TD reception against Central Arkansas.
2009 (Redshirt): Utilized his redshirt season ... Was moved from defensive back to running back.
2008 (Freshman): Finished the season with 27 tackles, including nine solo stops ... Was also credited with a pass breakup ... Posted six tackles against Southeastern Louisiana ... Recorded a season-high 10 tackles, and recorded a pass deflection against Northwestern State ... Had two three-tackle games and a couple of two-tackle efforts.
High School: A 2007 first-team All-District 23-2A quarterback selection ... A 2006 District 23-2A second-team running back ... Accounted for over 1,300 total yards for the Wolves in 2007 with 9 TDs, including a pair of kickoffs he returned for touchdowns ... Had over 1,200 yards rushing with 8 TDs in 2006.
Personal: Son of J.C. Barnes ... Born Dec. 12, 1989, in Palestine, Texas ... Cousin, Keldrick Holman, played football at SFA ... Former high school teammate of Tennessee Titan Dominique Edison.