Phillip Barnett
No. 15     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-06-03) June 3, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth: Middletown, Ohio
Career information
College: Toledo
Undrafted in 2010
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Cincinnati Commandos (20112012)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* CIFL champion (2011)
  • 1st Team All-UIFL North (2012)
  • UIFL champion (2012)
  • PIFL Offensive Player of the Year (2014)
  • PIFL champion (2014)
Receptions     107
Receiving yards     1,048
Receiving TDs     22
Tackles     13.0
Stats at

Phillip Barnett (born June 3, 1990) is an American football wide receiver for the Washington Valor of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at the University of Toledo.

College careerEdit

Barnett signed a letter of intent with the University of Toledo to play football,[1] however he never appeared in a single game for the Rockets.

Professional careerEdit

Cincinnati CommandosEdit

Barnett signed with the Cincinnati Commandos of the Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL).[2] Barnett helped the Commandos to an undefeated 2011 season, winning the 2011 CIFL Championship Game. Barnett returned to the Commandos in 2012, helping the Commandos claim another championship, this time in the Ultimate Indoor Football League (UIFL).

Texas RevolutionEdit

In 2013, the Commandos folded, and Barnett followed head coach Billy Back to the Texas Revolution of the Indoor Football League (IFL).[3]

Nashville VenomEdit

In 2014, Barnett once again followed head coach Billy Back, this time to the Nashville Venom of the Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL).[4] Barnett was named the Offensive Player of the Year in the PIFL, helping the Venom to a 10-2 record, and a PIFL Championship.[5]

Tampa Bay StormEdit

On March 20, 2015, Barnett was assigned to the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League (AFL).[6]

Wichita Falls NighthawksEdit

On October 20, 2016, Barnett signed with the Wichita Falls Nighthawks. On April 27, 2017, Barnett was placed on the transfer list.

Cleveland GladiatorsEdit

On January 9, 2017, Barnett was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators. On February 10, 2017, Barnett was placed on league suspension. On May 2, 2017, he was activated from league suspension. On June 12, 2017, Barnett was placed on reassignment. On June 14, 2017, Barnett was once again assigned to the Gladiators.

Washington ValorEdit

On March 19, 2019, Barnett was assigned to the Washington Valor.


  1. "FOOTBALL RECRUITING CLASS BY POSITION". University of Toledo. February 16, 2008. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  2. "Commandos Finish Undefeated Regular Season". WorldNow and WXIX. May 29, 2011. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  3. "Texas Revolution Defeats Chicago 48-23". Dallas-Fort Worth Times. May 4, 2013. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  4. Fran Stuchbury (August 13, 2014). "The OSC Interview: Nashville Venom WR Phillip Barnett". OurSports Central. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  5. Lauren Moore (July 13, 2014). "Nashville Venom win first indoor football title". The Tennessean. Retrieved April 8, 2015.
  6. Brandon Wright (March 26, 2015). "Storm meets Cleveland on Friday in season opener". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved April 8, 2015.

External linksEdit

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