Kurt Barber
Date of birth: (1969-01-05) January 5, 1969 (age 51)
Place of birth: Paducah, Kentucky
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
College: USC
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 2/ Pick 42
 As player:
1992-1995 New York Jets
Playing stats at

Kurt Barber (born January 5, 1969, in Paducah, Kentucky) is the defensive line coach for UNLV's football team and a former standout linebacker in college and in the National Football League.

High school careerEdit

Barber prepped at Paducah Tilghman High School where he won the Kentucky "Mr. Football" Award in 1987. He was an High school All-American at both WR and LB.

College careerEdit

Barber graduated from the University of Southern California where he was All-Pac-10 as a linebacker. He was a starter as a junior and senior and was a four-year letter winner.

Professional careerEdit

Barber was selected with the 42nd pick in the 2nd round of the 1992 NFL Draft by the New York Jets where he played until 1995. Barber played for the New York Jets, Denver Broncos and Chicago Bears.

Coaching careerEdit

Barber was originally named the UNLV Rebels football linebackers coach in 2004. after having coached at the University of Utah, Kent State and Tennessee-Martin. He began his coaching career in 1998 at Riverside Community College. He is now the Offensive Line coach at Campbellsville University in Kentucky.

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Preceded by
Frank Jacobs
Kentucky Mr. Football
Succeeded by
Jeff Brohm

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