Tim Barnes (American football)

Tim Barnes
No. 61     St. Louis Rams
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-05-14) May 14, 1988
Place of birth: Marshall, Missouri
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 306 lb (139 kg)
Career information
High school: Hughesville (MO) Pettis Co. Northwest
College: Missouri
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2012 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Games played 31
Games started 4
Stats at NFL.com

Tim Barnes (born May 14, 1988) is an American football Center (American football) for the St. Louis Rams in the National Football League. He played college football at Missouri. He signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent on July 26, 2011.

Early years

He attended Pettis County Northwest High school in which he has earned numerous All-State, All-Conference and All-District honors.[1]

College career

He played College football at Missouri. He was selected to the 2007 2nd-Team Academic All-Big 12. He was named 2009 Team Underclassmen Leadership Award. He was a key part of the Missouri Tigers offense that was ranked eighth nationally in total offense by averaging (484.14 yards per game) and sixth in the NCAA in scoring offense (42.21 ppg), while coming in fourth in the nation in passing offense with an average of (330.36 ypg). As the Missouri Tigers offensive line was ranked 16th nationally in fewest quarterback sacks allowed (1.21 per game).[2]

Professional career

Baltimore Ravens

On July 26, 2011, He signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent.[3][4] On September 3, 2011, He was released.[5]

St. Louis Rams

On September 13, 2011, He signed with the St. Louis Rams to join the practice squad.[6] On January 2, 2012, He re-signed with the team.[3] On August 31, 2012, He was released.[7] On September 2, 2012, He was signed to the practice squad.[8] On September 14, 2012, He was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad.[3] He then started for four games when starting center, Scott Wells, was injured.


  1. ^ "Tim Barnes Missouri CBS Sports profile". cbssports.com. 
  2. ^ "Missouri Tigers profile". mutigers.com. 
  3. ^ a b c "Tim Barnes". kffl.com. Retrieved November 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Ravens notes: Former second-round pick Kindle ready to practice". baltimoresun.com. Retrieved July 26, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Ravens cut LBs Tavares Gooden, Prescott Burgess, RB Jalen Parmele". carrollcountytimes.com. Retrieved September 3, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Rams sign practice squad QB; look at CBs, RBs". stltoday.com. Retrieved September 13, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Rams reach 53-man limit; Clemens, Mughelli gone". stltoday.com. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Salas traded; Murphy cut; Ganaway, Heard claimed". stltoday.com. Retrieved September 2, 2012. 

External links

  • Missouri Tigers bio
  • St. Louis Rams bio
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