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Week 5: The veteran LB had a lighter-than-usual workload, as he logged 19 total snaps in Michigan's 45-7 road win over Nebraska. He did record three solo tackles and allowed one catch in coverage (for one yard). — JH
Week 4: Barrett had a very solid game in Michigan's 31-7 beating of Rutgers to stay undefeated. Barrett got two QB pressures on blitzes and was in on three tackles (one solo). He was targeted once in coverage and allowed a reception for 10 yards. — JH
Week 3: In 3-0 Michigan's 31-6 blowout of Bowling Green, Barrett played 27 snaps total. Of the 15 passing plays he played on, he dropped into coverage in all but one of them. He allowed just one catch for one yard in two targets. He also contributed a couple of tackles and helped the defense hold the Falcons' running game to 81 yards. — JH
Week 2: Barrett made three solo tackles (five total) and played a pivotal role in Michgan holding UNLV's ground game to just 61 yards and 2.0 yards-per-carry average. When dropping into coverage, Barrett was targeting twice, allowing two completions, though they went for a total of only seven yards. Michigan beat UNLV 35-7 to go 2-0 on the young season. — JH
Week 1: Barrett recorded five total tackles, including two solo stops and half a tackle for loss as host Michigan walloped East Carolina 30-3 in the season-opener for both teams. Barrett logged 23 snaps, most of which found him in pass coverage. Two times he was targeted on passes, allowing two receptions for a total of 24 yards. — JH
Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2020 (jr): Appeared in all six games with six starts at the viper position; finished third on the team with 44 tackles, two TFLs, one sack, one quarterback hurry, and one forced fumble to earn his third varsity letter… Named Defensive Player of the Week and Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Minnesota… Made seven tackles (five solo) with a sack, forced fumble, and 1.5 tackles for loss in his first career start at viper at Minnesota (Oct. 24)... Registered five stops and a split-tackle for loss in a start against Michigan State (Oct. 31)... Finished second on the team in tackles and set a career high with 11 stops at Indiana (Nov. 7)... Recorded a career-high 11 tackles and nine solos, with two assists at Indiana (Nov. 7)... Notched six total tackles against Wisconsin (Nov. 14)... Credited with four tackles at Rutgers (Nov. 21)... Tied a career-high with 11 tackles against Penn State (Nov. 28)
2019 (soph): Appeared in 13 games, playing defense in two, and special teams in all 13 with seven tackles to earn his second varsity letter… Named Special Teams Player of the Game for his performance at Indiana… Contributed on special teams against Middle Tennessee State (Aug. 31), Michigan State (Nov. 16), Ohio State (Nov. 30) and at Penn State (Oct. 19)... Completed a 25-yard pass to Dax Hill to successfully convert a fake punt against Army (Sept. 7) while contributing on special teams… Made four total tackles playing linebacker and contributing on special teams against Rutgers (Sept. 28)... Made a solo tackle playing on special teams against Iowa (Oct. 5)... Returned a kick 20 yards playing on special teams at Illinois (Oct. 12)... Played viper and special teams against Notre Dame (Oct. 26)...Rushed a 14 yards for a successful fake punt at Maryland (Nov. 2) and added a solo tackle playing special teams and viper… Made one solo tackle playing special teams at Indiana (Nov. 23)... Contributed on special teams against Alabama in the Vrbo Citrus Bowl (Jan. 1)
2018 (fr): Earned his first varsity letter… Saw action in two games… Made career debut vs. SMU (Sept. 15), contributing on special teams… Played on special teams against Florida in the Chik-Fil-A Peach Bowl (Dec. 29)
High school: Attended Lowndes High School coached by Randy McPherson… Atlanta Journal Constitution Class 7A Offensive Player of the Year as a senior… Two-time first-team all-state (junior and senior seasons)... Named Region 1-7A Player of the Year and first-team all-region as a junior and senior… 247Sports Composite three-star ranking, the No. 62 athlete in the country and the 72nd overall prospect in Georgia… ESPN.com three-star prospect, the No. 50 athlete nationally and the No. 63 prospect in Georgia… Rivals.com three-star prospect and rated as the No. 69 overall player in GeorgiaHelped team to an 11-1 record, the Region 1-7A championship and the second round of the state playoffs as a senior… Led offense that set a school record for points in a season (627) with nine game of 50 or more points; became the 60th team in Georgia high school history to surpass 600 points in a season...Gained 7,293 yards during his prep career; passed for 4,640 yards and 45 touchdowns while accumulating 2,647 career rushing yards and 38 rushing TDs… Completed 111-of-174 passes (63.8 pct.) for 1,705 yards and 16 touchdowns while rushing for 1,195 yards and 13 scores as a senior; threw just two interceptions… Went 132-of-213 passing for 2,753 yards and 27 touchdowns as a junior; added 1,283 rushing yards and 21 TDs on the ground… Recorded 44 tackles, three TFLs, two interceptions, two pass breakups and two fumble recoveries as a sophomore… Scored six touchdowns as a sophomore - four rushing and one each on fumble and kickoff returns - to go along with six two-point conversions… Completed 12-of-24 passes for 182 yards and two TDs sophomore year.
Michael Barrett was born December 21, 1999… Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in American Culture.
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