Barquell Rivers Position: Linebacker
Class: Freshman
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 228 lbs.
High School: Anson County
Hometown: Wadesboro, N.C.
photo An All-America and All-Atlantic Region selection by PrepStar ... Had 171 tackles and five interceptions (three for touchdowns) as a senior for Coach Jody Groom ... As a junior, recorded 130 tackles and had three interceptions ... Holds the school records in tackles and starts ... In his best game as a senior, he registered 21 tackles, blocked a field goal and took part in a goal-line stand ... Earned all-state honors at the linebacker position both seasons ... Was named all-conference his last three seasons ... Earned a spot on the North Carolina Shrine Bowl team ... Listed as the No. 14 overall player on the North Carolina 35 by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 19 player in the state of North Carolina and the No. 25 middle linebacker in the country by Scout ... Listed as the No. 63 outside linebacker in the country by Rivals ... A member of the SuperPrep Mid-Atlantic Team his senior year ... Also played basketball and baseball.

Personal: Barquell Rivers ... Born 12/19/88 in Wadesboro, NC ... Son of Norma Rivers and Ronnie Hall.

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2008 12 32 62 94 4.5-13 0-0