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Jeffery Barnett

Jeffery Barnett

  • Title:
    Assistant Football Coach - Running Backs

Jeffery Barnett enters his first year as an assistant football coach at Wilmington College in 2019.

Barnett comes to Wilmington from Trine University (Indiana) where he was a standout in both football and track & field. On the gridiron, Barnett hauled in 160 receptions as a four-year starting wide receiver to go along with 22 touchdowns. He averaged nearly 70 yards receiving per game on a Thunder squad that won the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) title the last two years with a combined win-loss record of 21-2 during that stretch. Barnett achieved All-American status once in his career and holds nine school records in football.

In track & field, Barnett won eight total MIAA championships (four indoor and four outdoor) including finishing as national runner-up in the long jump three times. His name is in the Thunder record books three times in track & field.

Barnett resides in Wilmington.

*Last updated - July 26, 2019