2014 Barker did not play as a second-year walk-on... Contributed as snapping prospect during fall practices.
2013 Barker did not see action in his first yea... Participated during the season as a snapping prospect.
High School Team captain... Three-year starter at OL for public school north of Chattanooga... Also played on defensive line and served as team's snapper as junior and senior... Also earned varsity letters in baseball and basketball... High academic achiever, named school's valedictorian.
Personal Horace Gaither Barker... Majoring in Economics... Nov. 2, 1994... Son of Greg and Ester Barker... Has one younger brother, Jeremiah... Dad is nuclear engineer; mom is nursing supervisor.