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Damion Barber

Damion Barber      DL | 6-3 | 245
247 ★★★★   ESPN ★★★   Rivals ★★★   Scout ★★★★

Selected Penn State over Iowa State, Pitt, Purdue, Rutgers, Syracuse, Temple, Virginia Tech

FROM BARBERS'S HEAD COACH CALVIN EVERETT
"Damion Barber brings speed, power, aggression and a relentless pass rush on the quarterback. He's also extremely versatile along the defensive line. He'll be able to play multiple positions. His work ethic is great. He has grown from a young man into a hard-working young man. His work ethic right now is definitely where it needs to be."

ABOUT BARBER
High School: Three-year letterman for head coach Calvin Everett at Harrisburg High School...Served as 2016 team captain...Guided the Cougars to an 11-4 record and an appearance in the 2016 PIAA Class 5A State Championship game...Named first-team All-State by the Pennsylvania Football Writers in 2016...Named to EasternPAFootball.com's All-State first team as a senior...Selected to PennLive's 2016 All-Star High School Team...Named Pennsylvania Football News' 2016 Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year...Selected to Pennsylvania Football News' Class 5A All-State in 2016...Selected as the Mid-Penn Commonwealth Co-Defensive Player of the Year as a senior...Was a three-time all-conference honoree...Was a candidate for Pennsylvania's 2016 Mr. Football Class 4A-6A...Tallied 67 tackles as a senior...Led the Mid-Penn League with 27 tackles for loss and was second in the league with 13 sacks in 2016...Recorded 13 sacks and 47 tackles in 2015...Had 38 career sacks with double-digit totals each of the last three years...Rated a four-star prospect by 247Sports and Scout, and three stars by ESPN and Rivals...Rated as the No. 7 player in Pennsylvania, No. 7 strong-side defensive end in the country and No. 190 player overall by 247Sports...Ranked No. 65 in the region, No. 11 in the state of Pennsylvania and No. 43 at defensive end by ESPN...Ranked as the top defensive end in Pennsylvania, No. 6 defensive end in the East and No. 28 defensive end in the country by Scout...Rated as the No. 287 overall prospect by Scout...Ranked No. 32 at position and No. 10 in Pennsylvania by Rivals...Was a four-year letterwinner for the basketball team...Lettered in track & field three times.

Personal: Full name is Damion Lamar Barber Jr....Son of Maria and Lamont Lewis and Damion Barber Sr....Has one brother, Quinton Sullivan, and one sister, Tatiana Barber...Plans to major in criminal justice or broadcasting...Born September 17, 1998.

2017 Signing Day Central

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