|Born||November 13, 1939|
Santa Barbara, California
|Died||October 7, 1973 (aged 33)|
Kern County, California
|* Pro Football Reference|
|1963-1964||AFL Oakland Raiders|
Jan Michael Barrett (November 13, 1939 – October 7, 1973) was an American college and professional football player. He played college football at Fresno State University, where he was an offensive end. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers in 1962, and played professionally in the American Football League for the Oakland Raiders in 1963 and 1964.
Barrett was killed on Lake Ming, California, while attempting to break a drag boat world speed record. On his final run he reached a speed of 154.10 miles per hour, just short of the world record of 155 miles per hour.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Motorsport Memorial - Jan Barrett". www.motorsportmemorial.org. http://www.motorsportmemorial.org/focus.php?db=b&n=4883. Retrieved September 22, 2012.
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