Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2022 (jr): Started all 14 games at defensive tackle…Honorable mention All-America pick for 2022 by Pro Football Network…First-Team All-AAC selection in 2022 by vote of league coaches, PFN and Phil Steele…Second-Team All-AAC selection by Pro Football Focus; boasts 36 career starts—24 at UCF, 12 at Western Kentucky…Finished eighth on UCF's tackle list with 49…Led the Knights in quarterback hurries with 12 and was second in TFL with nine…Tallied four tackles, half a sack and two QBH vs. Louisville…Recorded a career-high and team-high-tying 13 tackles vs. Navy including one sack for five yards and two TFLs for six yards…Second-Team preseason All-AAC for ’22 by Athlon Sports and Lindy’s, Third team by Phil Steele.
2021 (soph): Former Western Kentucky redshirt freshman defensive tackle Ricky Barber announced his intention to transfer to UCF in April…Appeared in 11 games, making 10 starts at defensive tackle during the season…Was injured in the game at Louisville (9/17) and missed games at Navy (10/2) and ECU (10/9)...Totaled 29 tackles, and was tied for fourth on the team with 5.5 tackles for loss…Also had three sacks, which was tied for third on the team, one pass breakup and three quarterback hurries…Earned UCF AD Honor Roll accolades for fall 2021…Named preseason third-team All-AAC by Pro Football Focus…Boise State (9/2): Made UCF debut, recording four tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, a hurry and a breakup…Bethune-Cookman (9/11): Had four tackles…Memphis (10/22): Returned in full from injury to make four tackles…At Temple (10/30): Had half a sack and two tackles…At SMU (11/13): Totaled four tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack…UConn (11/20): Recorded two quarterback hurries and a tackle…South Florida (11/26): Had 1.5 sacks and five tackles
— at Western Kentucky —
2020 (redshirt fr): Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America…All-Conference USA honorable mention selection in 2020…Started every game in 2020, recording 51 tackles, 4.0 sacks, 27 hurries and one forced fumble, earning PFF defensive grade of 80.2…Missed only one potential tackle opportunity in 37 opportunities while recording 30 stops
2019 (fr): Appeared in four games before redshirting rest of that season…Named to 2019 Conference USA All-Freshman Team…Had three tackles and quarterback hurry in 2019 collegiate debut vs. Central Arkansas…Played for new UCF defensive line coach Kenny Martin at Western Kentucky.
High school: Attended Doss Magnet Career Academy in Louisville, Kentucky…Named to all-USA Today Kentucky Football first team, Louisville Courier-Journal second-team all-state, all-District 4-5A team and Metro Louisville all-area team in 2018…Picked to compete in Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Football Game…Third-team Courier-Journal all-state honoree after junior season when he posted 48 tackles
Majoring in interdisciplinary studies
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