Senior class praised for contributions to program at team banquet
2012 Barbieri made his lone appearance late in team's win over Presbyterian, though did not earn defensive stats during the victory... Progress at outside linebacker slowed by injury during second half of season.
2011 Barbieri saw action in three games as a walk-on linebacker... Did not register defensive stat in limited minutes at outside linebacker.
2010 Barbieri did not participate as a first-year walk-on linebacker prospect... Contributed as defensive scout during fall practices.
High School Four-year letterwinner... Three-year defensive starter... Two-time all-conference... Played in Minneapolis-St. Paul Urban Bowl All-Star Game... Had 84 tackles and three INTs as senior... Also was standout in baseball... Lettered in basketball... National Merit Scholar.
Personal Robert Ryan Barbieri... Born Dec. 13, 1990... Son of Bob and Kathy Barbieri... Older sister, Kristen, is 2008 Vanderbilt graduate... Dad works as financial executive; mom is retired microbiologist... Dad played basketball at Drexel University... Enjoying playing guitar... Working toward majors in Economics and Chinese.