Jarrod Barnes
Jarrod  Barnes

Graduate Student

Westerville, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200



Three Buckeyes named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

More academic honors for Jarrod Barnes, Joe Burger and Tyler Durbin


38 From Football Team Named an OSU Scholar-Athlete

Academic All-American Sam Hubbard leads six-year high for academic achievers


12 Buckeyes Graduate, Including Barrett, Lewis & Conley

Team will head to Arizona for PlayStation Fiesta Bowl with 14 graduates on the roster


Fall Camp Update: Ohio State Opens 2016 Drills

Day includes a freshmen practice, an upperclassmen practice and graduation for some


Barrett, McMillan Earn Big Ten Preseason Honors

The pair are among 10 named today to the Big Ten Conference's preseason honors list

Ohio State Overview: Jarrod Barnes walked-on to the Ohio State team in June of 2015 after graduating in three years from the University of Louisville with a degree in health and human performance … he played in just one game last season for the Buckeyes – 10 plays on special teams vs. Rutgers – but he has impacted the program and established himself as a team leader through his deeds off the field … Barnes was an OSU Scholar-Athlete last year while earning his master’s degree in kinesiology, which he will receive in August 2016 … he is currently working with Dr. David Graham, Assistant Provost/Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Success, on developing a course for student-athletes who leave school early … and he is also working in the athletic department’s career services area as part of the department’s Bucks-Go-Pro initiative ... he will begin work on his Ph.D. in sports management this fall.

More on Jarrod: Barnes was a member of the Louisville Cardinals’ team from 2012 through 2014 … he red-shirted the 2012 season and played in 21 games in the 2013 (11 games) and 2014 (10 games) seasons, primarily on special teams … Jarrod played for coach Rocky Pentello at Westerville South … was a two-year letterman and a team captain as a senior … earned two academic honor roll citations … is the son of Deb and Tom Mackay.