Barry Booker

  • Defensive Tackle
  • Class of 2003
  • Amherst, VA (Amherst)
  • 6-5, 270 lbs
  • Status: VT Signee
  • Verbal Date: 2002-06-21
Notes: Barry Booker played as a 6-3, 240-pound linebacker/fullback as a junior, but he added two inches and 15 pounds between his junior and senior years, making him destined for the defensive line as a senior. He was an all-Seminole District linebacker as a sophomore and the Seminole District Basketball Player of the Year as a junior, so he is a multi-talented athlete who can really shine at the college level.

Former Amherst coach Mickey Crouch told the Richmond Times-Dispatch that Booker has All-American potential, but that he must dedicate himself to the weight room and work harder. Booker is projected as a defensive lineman, with the potential to play tackle or end. His first shot at Virginia Tech will be as a defensive end, according to the Hokie coaches. Named first-team all-state Group AA at the defensive end position as a senior.

College Info

School Interest Offer
  Virginia TechVT Signee Yes
  VirginiaUVA None No
  East CarolinaECU None Yes
  MarylandMD None No


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