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Alex Barbir

ALEX BARBIR      K   5-9   195
Rivals ★★★   ESPN ★★★   247 ★★   Scout ★★★

Selected Penn State over Air Force, Army, Illinois, Louisville, Navy, Rutgers

High School: Four-year letterman for head coach Jeff Arnette at South Forsyth High School...Helped the War Eagles reach state elite eight as a senior...Converted 14-of-19 field goal attempts during junior and senior seasons...Had 125-of-140 kickoff attempts go for touchbacks during his junior and senior years...Two-time All-State selection...Three-time all-county and All-Region 6 selection...Converted on a school-record 56-yard field goal in his junior year...Played in Elite Jr. Classic and Offense-Defense All-American Bowl...Ranked as a One on One Kicking Camps five-star kicker...Rated a three-star prospect by all four major recruiting services - ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports...At kicker nationally, ranked seventh by 247Sports, No. 15 by ESPN, and No. 17 by Scout...Ranked as the second kicker in the state of Georgia and sixth-best in the south by Scout...Also earned one letter each in track and soccer.

Personal: Full name is Alex Daniel Barbir...Son of Daniel and Hope Barbir...Has two brothers, Joshua and Timothy...Cousin, Danny Barbir, plays soccer and is a member of the under-18 team for West Bromwich Albion in England...Played soccer with Danny for the Lehigh Valley United...Plans on majoring in law...Born August 17, 1997.

"Alex has tremendous drive and work ethic that will allow him to be successful in anything he chooses to accomplish. He has worked so hard for his goal of kicking in college and turned himself in to one of the finest kickers in the country. We were very fortunate to have Alex be a part of our program and we look forward to seeing him on Saturdays for Penn State."

2016 Signing Day Central



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