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Micheal Barrow
Seattle Seahawks
Position:Linebackers coach
Personal information
Born: (1970-04-19) April 19, 1970 (age 49)
Homestead, Florida
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school:Homestead
(Homestead, Florida)
College:Miami (FL)
NFL Draft:1993 / Round: 2 / Pick: 47
Career history
As player:
* Houston Oilers (1993–1996)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
* Homestead High School (2006)
Assistant head coach & defensive coordinator
  • Miami Hurricanes (2007–2013)
    Linebackers coach & special teams coach
  • Seattle Seahawks (2015–2016)
    Linebackers coach
  • Seattle Seahawks (2017)
  • Assistant head coach & linebackers coach
    Career highlights and awards
    * Consensus All-American (1992)
    Career NFL statistics
    Games played:172
    Games started:153
    Tackles:1,125
    Quarterback sacks:43.0
    Forced fumbles:22
    Player stats at PFR

    Micheal Colvin Barrow (born April 19, 1970) is a former American college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons. He played college football for the University of Miami, and was honored as a consensus All-American. He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in the second round of the 1993 NFL Draft, and also played professionally for the Carolina Panthers, New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys of the NFL.

    Early yearsEdit

    Barrow was born in Homestead, Florida.[1] He attended Homestead High School,[2] and played high school football for the Homestead Broncos.

    College careerEdit

    While attending the University of Miami, Barrow played for the Miami Hurricanes football team from 1989 to 1992. The Hurricanes were consensus national champions twice during Barrow's college career (1989, 1991), and played for a third national championship (1992). As a senior in 1992, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American.

    Professional careerEdit

    The Houston Oilers selected Barrow in the second round (47th overall pick) in the 1993 NFL Draft,[3] and he played for the Oilers from 1993 to 1996.[4] In thirteen NFL seasons, Barrow also played for the Carolina Panthers, New York Giants, Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys.[1] While playing for the New York Giants in the 2003 season, he led the NFC with 150 tackles. He finished his career with 1,125 tackles and 43 sacks.[4]

    CoachingEdit

    High schoolEdit

    After retiring from the NFL, Barrow got his start in coaching at his alma mater, Homestead High School, as the Assistant Head Coach and defensive coordinator for the 2006 season.

    CollegeEdit

    Barrow was the Linebackers Coach and Special Teams Coordinator at his alma mater, the University of Miami, where he won two national championships as a player. He entered his 7th year on the Hurricanes' coaching staff going into the 2013 season. He was originally hired by former Miami Head Coach Randy Shannon in 2007, and was retained on staff by current Head Coach Al Golden when Golden was hired in 2010.[5][6]

    ProfessionalEdit

    Barrow was named the Linebackers Coach for the Seattle Seahawks on February 9, 2015.

    Personal lifeEdit

    Barrow has four children: Mikenzi, Kaleb, John Michael, and Michael.[citation needed]

    ReferencesEdit

    1. 1.0 1.1 National Football League, Historical Players, Micheal Barrow. Retrieved February 16, 2012.
    2. databaseFootball.com, Players, Micheal Barrow Script error. Retrieved February 16, 2012.
    3. Pro Football Hall of Fame, Draft History, 1993 National Football League Draft. Retrieved February 16, 2012.
    4. 4.0 4.1 Pro-Football-Reference.com, Players, Micheal Barrow. Retrieved February 16, 2012.
    5. Manny Navarro, "Eye on the U: Barrow to coach UM's linebackers again", The Miami Herald (February 11, 2010). Retrieved February 16, 2012.
    6. "HurricaneSports.com", "Michael Barrow HurricaneSports Profile", February 9, 2013. Script error

    External linksEdit

    Template:Houston Oilers 1993 draft navbox

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