LA Tech vs. South Alabama
Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017
Joe Aillet Stadium
Lou Groza Award Semifinalist (2015, 2016) 2016 Second Team All-Conference USA 2015 Second Team All-Conference USA 2015 Second Team All-Louisiana
2016: Was 22-of-27 on field goals and connected on 77-of-78 PATs ... Averaged 59.4 yards on 88 kickoffs with 22 touchbacks ... Hit the game-winning 32-yard field goal in LA Tech's 48-45 over No. 25 Navy in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl ... Broke his own school record for single-season scoring by a kicker with 143 points on the year ... Moved into second place all-time for career scoring by a kicker in Louisiana Tech history (344 points) ... Broke the school record for extra points made in a single season with 77 ... His 27 field goal attempts ranks fourth in school history ... Tied for second with himself for most field goals made in a single-season (22) ... Ended the season ranked third all-time in LA Tech history with 56 career field goals made, nine shy of tying the record set by Josh Scobee ... Ranked second in program history with 78 extra point attempts on the season ... Ranked second in program history with 180 extra point attempts in his career.
2015: Was 22-for-26 on field goal attempts on the season with a long of 50 yards while averaging 59.4 yards on 88 kickoffs with 22 touchbacks ... The 22 made FGs is the second most in a single season in program history while the 126 points is the most ever in a single season by a kicker ... Made a perfect 60-for-60 extra-point attempts which was the second most in program history ...Connected on 35-yard and 43-yard field goals, while averaging 64.0 yards on 11 kickoffs against Southern (9/5) ... Connected on a 37 yard field goal and averaged 55 yards on five kickoff attempts against WKU (9/10) ... Barnes connected on four of five field goal attempts against Kansas State (9/19). Barnes made a 45 yard field goal, which tied a career long, with time expiring to send the game into overtime. Barnes then connected on a 32 yard field goal, to help send the game into a third overtime. Barnes also had five kickoffs, totaling 290 yards in the contest ... Connected on two of three field goals, one from 28 yards, the other from 39 yards out. Had six kickoffs, totaling 369 yards against FIU (9/26). Was also credited with a tackle ... Connected on field goals from 41 and 50 yards, while recording seven kickoffs for 425 yards (10/3) ... Hit a 19-yard field goal late in the first quarter and also connected on a game winning field goal from 32 yards out with 10 seconds remaining with his first game-winning field goal to lift Louisiana Tech over UTSA (10/10) ... Connected on field goals from 33 and 27 yards against Mississippi State (10/17) ... Connected on a 24 yard field goal in rainy conditions against Middle Tennessee (10/24) ... Totaled six kickoffs for 344 yards against Rice (10/30) ... Totaled nine kickoffs for 506 yards against North Texas (11/7) ... Connected on a 19 yard field goal against UTEP (11/21) ... Connected on a 47 yard field goal, while combining for 312 yards on five kickoff attempts against Southern Miss (11/28) ... Tied a career high by going a perfect 4-for-4 on field goal attempts from 50, 20, 28 and 22 yards versus Arkansas State (12/19) in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl ... The 50-yard field goal in the first quarter tied a career high while also tying a New Orleans bowl record ... Was good on all five extra-point attempts, tying a Louisiana Tech bowl record.
2014: Was 12-for-17 on field goal attempts on the season with a long field goal of 45 while averaging 59.1 yards on 38 kickoffs with four touchbacks and two kicks out of bounds ... Hit a 36-yard field goal at No. 4/3 Oklahoma (8/30) and averaged 52.5 yards per kickoff ... Hit two field goals - including a long kick of 42 yards - and averaged 61.6 yards on five kickoffs at UL-Lafayette (9/6) ... Averaged 57.8 yards on six kickoffs at North Texas (9/11) ... Converted both field goal attempts and averaged 60.8 yards per kickoff against Northwestern State (9/20) ... Hit a 25-yard field goal and averaged 65.0 yards on three kickoffs at No. 5/5 Auburn (9/27) ... Connected on two of three field goals - with a long field goal of 45 yards - in a 55-3 win over UTEP (10/4) ... Made two of three field goals against UTSA (10/18) and averaged 56.3 yards per kickoff ... Kicked a 23-yard field goal at UAB (11/8) ... Missed a 38-yard field goal at Old Dominion (11/22) ... Kicked a 26-yard field goal at Marshall in the C-USA Championship Game (12/6) ... Kicked off once against Illinois (12/26) in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl.
2013: Redshirt 2013 season, did not play.
High School: Graduated from Woodlawn High School in 2013 ... Lettered in football, soccer and golf ... Received all-district honors all four years in football ... Set his high school's career field goal record ... Was also an all-district and all-metro soccer honoree ... Coached by Don Jones.
Personal: Jonathan Barnes ... Son of Andrew and Gretchen Barnes ... Born on Oct. 13, 1994 in Baton Rouge, La. ... Has two younger siblings: Emilie and Jacob.