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Profile: Lamin Barrow Gambian NFL Pro

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High School

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Barrow attended John Ehret High School in Marrero, Louisiana, where he was named District 8-5A Defensive MVP and Louisiana Class 5A All-State as a senior. He recorded 71 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, nine quarterback hurries, two interceptions, five forced fumbles and four fumbles recovered with two of those returned for touchdowns.

Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated as the 22nd best inside linebacker prospect of his class.

College career

Barrow attended Louisiana State University where he played for the LSU Tigers football team from 2009 to 2013. During his career, he appeared in 51 games, including 28 starts, where he accumulated 230 tackles, including 14.5 for loss, 1.5 sacks, seven pass break-ups, one forced fumble and four fumble recoveries. As a redshirt senior, he was named a second-team All-SEC selection. 

Professional career

He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round (156th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. In the fifth round Saturday afternoon, the Broncos appropriately drafted a linebacker.

 

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