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Lamin Samboujang Barrow (born November 29, 1990) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.

Lamin Barrow
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Barrow with the Denver Broncos
Free agent
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1990-11-29) November 29, 1990 (age 28)
Marrero, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school:John Ehret (Marrero, Louisiana)
College:Louisiana State
NFL Draft:2014 / Round: 5 / Pick: 156
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2013)
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:15
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Interceptions:0

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High school careerEdit

Barrow attended John Ehret High School in Marrero, Louisiana, where he played on the Patriots football team. He was named District 8-5A Defensive MVP and Louisiana Class 5A All-State as a senior. He recorded 71 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, nine quarterback hurries, two interceptions, five forced fumbles, and four fumbles recovered with two of those returned for touchdowns.

Considered a three-star recruit by the Rivals.com recruiting network, Barrow was rated as the 22nd best inside linebacker prospect of his class.[1]

College careerEdit

Barrow attended Louisiana State University where he played for the LSU Tigers football team from 2009 to 2013 under head coach Les Miles. During his collegiate career, he appeared in 51 games, including 28 starts, where he accumulated 230 tackles, including 14.5 for loss, 1.5 sacks, seven pass break-ups, one forced fumble, and four fumble recoveries.[2] As a redshirt senior, he was named a second-team All-SEC selection.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Denver BroncosEdit

Barrow was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round (156th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.[4]

In 2014, Barrow played in all 16 games with one start in his rookie season with the Denver Broncos.[5] On September 5, 2015, Barrow was waived by the team.[6]

Chicago BearsEdit

Barrow was signed to the Chicago Bears' practice squad on September 7, 2015.[7] On September 12, 2015, he was elevated to the active roster after Sam Acho's release.[8]

Barrow was placed on injured reserve on August 31, 2016 after suffering a foot injury in the third preseason game.[9] He was released by the Bears on December 5, 2016.[10]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On December 28, 2016, Barrow was signed to the Dolphins' practice squad.[11] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Dolphins on January 10, 2017.[12]

On July 30, 2017, Barrow was waived/injured by the Dolphins and placed on injured reserve.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rivals.com". sports.yahoo.com.
  2. ^ "Lamin Barrow College Stats - College Football at Sports-Reference.com". College Football at Sports-Reference.com.
  3. ^ "Six LSU football players receive All-SEC honors".
  4. ^ Staff, WAFB. "LSU LB Lamin Barrow drafted by the Denver Broncos at No. 156 overall".
  5. ^ "Lamin Barrow: Career Stats at NFL.com". www.nfl.com. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  6. ^ "Speed rules as Broncos make 22 roster moves". 9News. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  7. ^ "Chicago Bears initial 10-man practice squad established (Updated)". Windy City Gridiron. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  8. ^ "Chicago Bears elevate Lamin Barrow to the active roster, Sam Acho terminated". Windy City Gridiron. Retrieved December 19, 2015.
  9. ^ "Lamin Barrow: Cut by Bears". CBSSports.com. August 31, 2016. Retrieved December 5, 2016.
  10. ^ Mayer, Larry (December 5, 2016). "Bears add veteran Banks to secondary". ChicagoBears.com.
  11. ^ "Dolphins Sign LB Lamin Barrow To Practice Squad". NFLTradeRumors.com. December 28, 2016.
  12. ^ "PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Sign 12 To Reserve/Futures Contracts". MiamiDolphins.com. January 10, 2017.
  13. ^ "Dolphins Make Roster Move". MiamiDolphins.com. July 30, 2017.

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