Appeared in 12 games, making two starts.
Valuable contributor on special teams.
Finished with 16 total tackles, including 10 solo stops, on the year.
Tallied first collegiate tackle vs. Ohio on Sept. 8.
Had a season-high five tackles, three solo, at Missouri on Sept. 16.
Recorded three tackles, two solo, vs. No. 8 Michigan on Sept. 23.
Had three stops, with an assisted TFL, at Rutgers on Oct. 21.
Finished with two tackles vs. Nebraska on Oct. 28.
Had one tackle at Iowa on Nov. 18.
Record one tackle vs. Indiana on Nov. 25.
2016 second team AP All-State selection.
2016 Courier-Journal All-State selection.
2016 Class 2A-District Six Player of the Year by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association.
Played both ways at linebacker and running back.
Led the team in tackles as a senior with 126, including 96 solo stops.
Recovered four fumbles and had three interceptions in 2016.
Rushed for 1,567 yards on 150 carries (10.5 average) with 22 touchdowns as a senior.
Had three kick returns for touchdowns in 2016.
Given name is Derrick Danta Jr. Barnes.
Born May 29, 1999.
Is majoring in exploratory studies.