Another returning starter on the offensive line who returns for his senior campaign... is the fastest member of the offensive line with a 4.87 time in the 40... improved his technique last fall, especially in pass protection... also used as the short snapper on special teams... has made 11 career starts.
2001: Started 11 of 12 games at right offensive tackle... also used as the short snapper on special teams. 2000: Saw action in eight games... recorded 19 knockdown blocks, including a season-high seven against Hawaii.
1999: Saw limited action as a redshirt freshman. 1998: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: Helped Amarillo High School to back-to-back District 3-5A titles in junior and senior campaigns... earned all-district honors as a senior... authored a per-game blocking average of 92 percent... a Dallas Morning News State Top 100 selection... also competed in track and field where he was the district runner-up in the discus.
Personal: Braden Christian Barrick is the son of Gary and Marcia Barrick of Amarillo... born March 24, 1980... pursuing a degree in business... named the 31st recipient of the Blair Cherry Award, presented to the outstanding college football player from the Amarillo Independent School District... enjoys playing guitar and singing.