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J.T. Barrett
J.T.  Barrett

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita Falls, Texas

High School:
Rider

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
QB

11/30/2017

J.T. Barrett: A Three-Time Big Ten Quarterback of the Year

Named today as the league's top signal caller after picking up third first-team all-conference honor

11/29/2017

J.T., Price, Jamarco and Jordan First-Team All-Big Ten

J.K. Dobbins second team; Parris Campbell and Isaiah Prince third team; 11 Buckeyes honored

11/20/2017

J.T. Barrett a Davey O’Brien Award Finalist

His most outstanding senior season includes 32 touchdown passes and 40 touchdowns responsible for

11/14/2017

J.T. Barrett One of Five Candidates for Johnny Unitas Award

Previously named Davey O’Brien national QB award and Maxwell Award semifinalist

11/08/2017

J.T. Barrett & Billy Price Senior CLASS Award Finalists

Among 10 with notable achievements in community, classroom, character and competition

11/25/2017

No. 9 Ohio State at Michigan

The Buckeyes travel to Ann Arbor for The Game

09/22/2017

No. 10 Ohio State vs. UNLV

The Buckeyes host the Rebels for the first time in program history.

09/16/2017

No. 8 Ohio State vs. Army

For the first time, the Buckeyes host the Black Knights at Ohio Stadium

08/31/2017

No. 2 Ohio State at Indiana

The Buckeyes open up the 2017 campaign in Bloomington with a Big Ten clash with the Hoosiers.

12/31/2016

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: No. 3 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Clemson

Ohio State meets Clemson in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl/College Football Playoff Semifinal

Ohio State Overview: J.T. Barrett has been a team-leader since Day 1, a fifth-year senior who is 26-4 as a starting quarterback ... he has thrown for 6,381 yards (3rd at Ohio State) and 69 touchdowns (1st) and rushed for 2,456 yards (17th) with 31 touchdowns ... has finished among top 10 vote getters for Heisman Trophy twice, including 5th in 2014 ... graduated in December 2016 with a degree in communications ... interned in Bristol, Conn., at ESPN in May 2016 along with reciever Parris Campbell.

Notable: Barrett will be the first three-time captain in school history ... eight players, in 127 previous Ohio State football seasons, have been a two-time captain ... he is six touchdowns shy of Drew Brees' Big Ten record of 106 TDs responsible for ... set Big Ten record in 2014 with 45 total touchdowns ... has set 23 Ohio State records ... needs 1,167 passing yards for that school record and needs 535 rushing yards to top 3,000 rushing yards and move into Ohio State's all-time rushing Top 10 ... needs just five yards to break Art Schlichter's record of 8,850 yards of total offense.

Honors & Awards
2016: Big Ten's Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year, Chicago Tribune Silver Football, First-team All-Big Ten (coaches & media), Team captain
2014: Big Ten's Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year, Big Ten's Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year, All-Big ten (coaches & media), Second-team All-American (The Sporting News), Freshman All-American (USA Today, Athlon's and Scout.com), Finalist for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award (best offensive player from the state of Texas)

2016 Season (Junior): Started all 13 games and led the Buckeyes to an 11-2 season that included a return to the College Football Playoff semifinals ... Ohio State was the first team that didn't win a conference championship to be selected into the CFP, buoyed by a 3-1 record vs. Top 10 teams in the CFP poll and including wins at Oklahoma, at Wisconsin and over then-No. 3 Michigan ... joined Cornelius Greene, Bob Hoying and Braxton Miller as Ohio State quarterbacks with multiple 10-win seasons ... threw for a career-high 349 yards against Bowling Green on his way to the fourth-most passing yards in school history for a season, 2,555 ... tied his own school record with six TD passes that game as well ... completed 70-percent of his passes with four touchdowns in win at Oklahoma ... his 3,400 yards of total offense trailed only his 3,772 yards in 2014 in Ohio State history.

2015 Season (Sophomore): Barrett was the backup to Cardale Jones for the first seven games of the season before working his way back into the starting lineup for game No. 8 of the season vs. Rutgers … Barrett’s effectiveness leading the Buckeyes in the red zone in the two games preceding his Rutgers start – he drove the team to nine scores, eight of them touchdowns, in nine opportunities vs. Maryland and Penn State – led to his start against the Scarlet Knights … he accounted for five touchdowns in the 49-7 win against Rutgers while rushing for 101 yards and two touchdowns and passing for 223 yards and three more scores … he accounted for 20 touchdowns the final seven games of the season to help the Buckeyes at 12-1 on the season … included was leading the team to a 42-13 win at Michigan with 139 rushing yards and three touchdowns plus one touchdown pass … even with only four starts in Big Ten games, Barrett led the league (conference-games only) in scoring and TD scoring (11.0 points per game) and also in passing efficiency (162.6).

2014 Season (Freshman): Barrett earned the back-up quarterback role during fall camp and two days later was elevated to No. 1 signal caller when two-time Big Ten player and quarterback of the year Braxton Miller re-injured his shoulder and was lost for the season ... Barrett was outstanding in relief of Miller ... he went 11-1 as the starting quarterback, including an 8-0 record in Big Ten starts to position the Buckeyes into the Big Ten championship game for the second year in a row ... before breaking an ankle against Michigan on the first play of the fourth quarter with the Buckeyes leading 28-21, Barrett had set 19 records -- two Big Ten and 17 Ohio State -- and had put together such an outstanding season -- a school-record 3,772 total yards including 2,834 passing yards and 938 rushing yards; a Big Ten record 45 total touchdowns -- that he would be named the Big Ten's Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year, its Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year and its first-team all-conference quarterback at the conclusion of the season ... finished fifth in the 2014 Heisman Trophy voting and was a second-team All-American by The Sporting News ... named a freshman All-American by USA Today, Athlon's and Scout.com and was a finalist for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award as the best offensive player from the state of Texas ... set a Big Ten record by being named conference freshman of the week seven times ... was named a player of the week by the Big Ten or a national/regional entity 17 times (Big Ten freshman of the week seven times; Big Ten offensive player of the week three times; Maxwell Club national player, Athlon's national player and freshman -- twice, and Earl Campbell Tyler Rose national player of the week -- twice) ... he tied a school record with six touchdown passes vs. Kent State while connecting with a 25-year Ohio State best 11 different receivers ... had the second-most offensive yards in school history -- 409 -- vs. Cincinnati, including a personal best 330 yards passing and five touchdowns responsible for ... in "white-out" conditions and a fantastic environment at Penn State, Barrett rushed for two overtime touchdowns and played entire second half on a sprained MCL to lead the Buckeyes to the win ... threw for 300 yards, rushed for 86 and accounted for five touchdowns in road win at Michigan State and the Spartans' No. 5-ranked total defense ... came just 11 yards from a near-historic 200-yard rushing and 200-yard passing game vs. Minnesota with school-quarterback records of 189 rushing yards and an 86-yard touchdown rush, part of the 389-yard day ... staked the Buckeyes to a 28-21 lead entering the fourth quarter vs. Michigan with 131 passing yards, 89 rushing yards and three total touchdowns before his injury ... elected to forego the hospital visit right after breaking his ankle; instead opting to watch the rest of the game from the stands, in uniform and with fans' in absolute awe that he was sitting among them ... completed at least 70 percent of his passes in five games and at least 60 percent of his passes in 11 of his 12 starts ... finished 2nd nationally to Marcus Mariota in passing efficiency (169.8 rating) and was 10th nationally in total offense (314.3 yards per game) while leading the Big Ten in both categories ... also finished second in the Big Ten in passing yards per game (236.2) and ninth in rushing (78.2).

More on J.T.: Joe Thomas (J.T.) Barrett enrolled at Ohio State in January 2013 and spent the spring season working out, but not running, while recovering from his 2012 knee surgery ... he was considered one of the nation's premier dual threat quarterbacks in the Class of 2013, although his senior season came to an early end with a knee injury in the fifth game of the season ... rated as the No. 11 prospect in talent-rich Texas (247Sports) and a consensus four-star cornerback (ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) ... a top 150 player by both Scout and 247Sports and on the ESPN 300 ... Barrett rushed for 569 yards with seven touchdowns and passed for 784 yards and five scores as a senior prior to the injury ... he rushed for over 1,500 yards with nine touchdowns and passed for over 1,600 yards and 14 touchdowns for coach Jim Garfield's Raiders as a junior ... he is the son of Stacy and Joe Barrett and he has two brothers: Xavier and Stephen

J.T. BARRETT RECORDS
Big Ten
45 - Touchdowns responsible for, season
7 - Freshman of the week awards, season

Ohio State
233 - Completions, season (2016)
529 - Completions, career
6 - Touchdown passes, games (2 times)
34 - Touchdown passes, season (2014)
69 - Touchdown passes, career
177.2 - Passing Yards per game, career
18 - 200-yard passing games, career
169.8 - Passing efficiency, season (2014)
3,772 - Total yards, season (2014)
314.3 - Average total offensive yards, season (2014)
245.7 - Average total offensive yards, career
7 - Touchdowns responsible for, game (BGSU, 2016)
45 - Touchdowns responsible for, season (2014)
100 - Touchdowns responsible for, career
11 - Games gaining 200 yards total offense, season (2 times)
26 - Games gaining 200 yards total offense, career
7 - Games gaining 300 yards total offense, season (2014)
14 - Games gaining 300 yards total offense, career
1 - Games gaining 400 or more yards total offense, season
11 - Most wins by first-year starting QB
189 - Rushing yards by a QB, game (Minnesota, 2014)
86 - Longest rush by a QB (Minnesota, 2014)

BARRETT'S CAREER TOTAL OFFENSE STATS

YEAR G-GS Rush Pass TOT AVG
2014 12-12 938 2834 3772 314.3
2015 11-5 682 992 1674 152.2
2016 12-12 847 2428 3275 272.9
Totals 35-29 2467 6254 8721 249.2

CAREER BESTS
Completions........................... 28 at Penn State (10/22/16)
Attempts................................. 43 at Penn State (10/22/16)
Yards Passing......................... 349 vs. Bowling Green (9/3/16)
TD passes............................... *6 (2x) last vs. Bowling Green (9/3/16)
Longest Completion................ 80 vs. Navy (8/30/14)
Yards Rushing........................ *189 at Minnesota (11/25/14)
Rushing Attempts................... 30 vs. Michigan (11/26/16)
Longest Rush.......................... *86/TD at Minnesota (11/25/14)
Rushing TDs........................... 2 (6x) last at Wisconsin (10/15/16)
Total Offense.......................... 409 vs. Cincinnati (9/27/14)
Total Touchdowns.................. *7 vs. Bowling Green (9/3/16)
*Indicates school records; ^School QB records

BARRETT'S GAME-BY-GAME PASSING
2016

Game Att. Comp. Int. Pct. Yards TD
Bowling Green 31 21 1 67.7 349 6
Tulsa 22 14 0 63.6 149 0
at Oklahoma 20 14 0 70.0 152 4
Rutgers 29 21 1 72.4 238 4
Indiana 21 9 1 42.9 93 1
at Wisconsin 29 17 1 58.6 226 1
at Penn State 43 28 0 65.1 245 1
Northwestern 32 21 0 65.6 223 0
Nebraska 38 26 0 68.4 290 4
Maryland 27 18 0 66.7 253 2
at Michigan State 22 10 0 45.5 86 1
Michigan 32 15 1 46.9 124 0


BARRETT'S GAME-BY-GAME PASSING

2015

Game Att. Comp. Int. Pct. Yards TD
at Virginia Tech 1 1 0 100.0 26 1
Hawai'i 15 8 0 53.3 70 0
Northern Illinois 19 11 1 57.9 97 1
Western Michigan 3 1 1 33.3 0 0
Maryland 2 2 0 100.0 26 0
Penn State 4 4 0 100.0 30 2
at Rutgers 18 14 0 77.8 223 3
at Illinois 23 15 1 65.2 150 1
Michigan State 16 9 0 56.2 46 1
at Michigan 15 9 0 60.0 113 1


BARRETT'S GAME-BY-GAME PASSING

2014

Game Att. Comp. Int. Pct. Yards TD
at Navy 15 12 1 80.0 226 2
Virginia Tech 29 9 3 31.0 219 1
Kent State 30 23 1 76.7 312 6
Cincinnati 36 26 0 72.2 330 4
at Maryland 23 18 0 78.3 267 4
Rutgers 31 19 0 61.3 261 3
at Penn State 19 12 2 63.2 74 1
Illinois 24 15 0 62.5 167 2
at Michigan State 26 16 0 61.5 300 3
at Minnnesota 25 15 1 60.0 200 3
Indiana 35 25 2 71.4 302 4
Michigan 21 13 0 61.9 176 1


BARRETT'S GAME-BY-GAME RUSHING

2016

Game Att. Yards TD
Bowling Green 6 30 1
Tulsa 16 55 2
at Oklahoma 17 74 0
Rutgers 5 46 0
Indiana 26 137 1
at Wisconsin 21 92 2
at Penn State 17 26 0
Northwestern 13 71 0
Nebraska 8 39 0
Maryland 11 54 2
at Michigan State 24 124 0
Michigan 30 125 1


BARRETT'S GAME-BY-GAME RUSHING

2015

Game Att. Yards TD
at Virginia Tech 1 40 0
Hawai'i 1 7 0
Northern Illinois 3 18 0
Western Michigan 11 1 0
Maryland 12 62 3
Penn State 11 102 2
at Rutgers 13 101 2
Illinois 16 74 1
Michigan State 15 44 0
at Michigan 30 214 2
Notre Dame 23 96 0


BARRETT'S GAME-BY-GAME RUSHING

2014

Game Att. Yards TD
at Navy 9 50 0
Virginia Tech 24 70 1
Kent 8 6 0
Cincinnati 14 79 0
at Maryland 16 71 1
Rutgers 7 107 2
at Penn State 20 75 2
Illinois 7 38 0
at Michigan State 14 86 2
at Minnesota 17 189 1
Indiana 20 78 0
Michigan 15 89 2



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