Adairius Barnes


Port Gibson, Miss.

High School:
Port Gibson HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180



Adairius Barnes

2013 Indoor Second Team All-WAC (Triple Jump)
2013 Outdoor Second Team All-WAC (Triple Jump)

2014: Made his season debut at the Southern Miss Invite (1/30), jumping 46-11 (14.30m) to finish fourth in the triple jump ... Finished 19th in the triple jump at the Tyson Invitational (2/14-15) with a mark of 44-10.25 (13.67m) ... Placed 10th in the triple jump at the C-USA Championships (2/28-3/1) with a mark of 45-11.25 (14.00m) ... Returned to action at the Bobcat Classic (4/26) with an eighth-place finish in the triple jump, jumping 46-5.25 (14.15m) ... Jumped 44-0 (13.41m) in the triple jump to place 16th at the C-USA Outdoor Championships (5/16-18).

2013: Joined the team in time for the WAC Indoor Championships (2/21-23), where he jumped 48-8.25 (14.84m) in the triple jump to place fourth and garner second team All-WAC honors ... Finished second in the triple jump at the Bobcat Classic (4/27), jumping 48-9.5 (14.87m) ... Placed fifth and earned outdoor second team All-WAC honors with a triple jump mark of 48-6.75 (14.80m) at the WAC Outdoor Championships (5/8-11).

High School: A three-star athlete that lettered in football, track and field, baseball and basketball at Port Gibson High School ... Ranked 24th in Postseason Top 50 in Mississippi ... named the team's best offensive player ... Named the team's best secondary player this past year ... Ran the ball 24 times for 390 yards and four touchdowns his senior year (2011) while also throwing 15-for-28 for 428 yards and three touchdowns ... He also caught 22 passes for 512 yards and six touchdowns in 2011 ... Ran the ball 17 times for 214 yards and five touchdowns his junior year (2010) while catching 27 passes for 647 yards and three touchdowns ... Also during his senior year (2011) he had 45 tackles, 11 pass deflections, one interception returned for a touchdown, one forced fumble, four punt returns for 47 yards and two kickoff returns for 25 yards ... Coached by Lynn Lang.

Personal: Adairius Damone Barnes ... Son of Keith Barnes and Audrey Starks ... Born on April 30, 1994 in Vicksburg, Miss. ... Has four siblings: Keith, Taylor, Javier and Brandon ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern Miss, East Carolina and Memphis.