Kirk Barron
Kirk  Barron


Mishawaka, Ind.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 300



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News and notes on Purdue Athletics

• Started all 13 games at center.
• Blocked for an offense that averaged 403.1 yards of total offense per game.

• Started all 12 games at center.

• Appeared in five games, making one start vs. Indiana.

• Did not play.

• A three-star recruit rated as the No. 46 OG nationally, No. 8 overall recruit in Indiana and No. 107 regionally by ESPN.com.
• Listed as the No. 1 center in Indiana, the No. 5 center in region and the nation's No. 16 center and a three-star recruit by Scout.com.
• Overall No. 114 Midwest recruit and No. 11 rated player in Indiana by Scout.com
• Listed as a three-star recruit ranked No. 19 nationally and the No. 13-rated recruit in Indiana by 247Sports.com.
• Rated as the No. 15 player in Indiana by Rivals.com.
• Rated No. 18 by NUC and an NUC five-star rated player.
• Named to the 2012 and 2013 Class AAA Associated Press Indiana All State Football Teams.
• 2013 AAA Academic All-State Selection.
• Selected to the Indiana Football Coaches Association Top 50 in 2013.
• Preseason Indiana Prep Max Prep Top 25 selection and postseason Indiana Prep Top 22 All-State Selection
• Named to the 2013 Elkhart Truth All-Area Team.
• Two-time first team All Northern Indiana Conference Selection and second team selection as a sophomore playing both OG/C in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
• Named to the prestigious Prime Time 25 team after his junior campaign where he helped guide Marian to a 10-4 season including sectional and regional championships eventually losing to Hamilton Heights in the semi-state.
• Two-time Army "Strongest Man" winner.
• Established records with the most "pancake blocks" in a career (372) from 2011 to 2013 and the single game record of 25 (Mishawaka, 2012).
• Nominated to 2011 All-Madden Team/IMG Academies.
• Army All American Combine Invite 2012.
• 2012 Semper Fi All American Combine Participant.
• Offensive line MVP Selection at the Core 6 Winter Showcase 2013.
• Best of the Midwest OL MVP selection in 2013.
• Head coach was Reggie Glon and position coach was Tyler Dende.
• Played basketball as a freshman.
• Threw shot put as a junior.

• Given name is Kirk Jude Barron II.
• Born June 3, 1995.
• Graduated in December 2017 with a degree in organizational leadership.


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