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Shakiem Barbel

Position Wide Receiver
Height 6'3''
Weight 192 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Fresno, Calif.
High School Central HS
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Career Honors: 2016: Academic All-Big 12 First Team. 2015: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall).
 
Career Summary: Played in 24 games… Started eight contests… Caught 49 passes… Netted 453 yards… Scored one receiving touchdown… Long reception was 42 yards.
 
2016 (Sr.): Started in six of the 11 contests he played… Ranked third on the team with 34 receptions for 323 yards… Averaged 9.5 yards-per-reception… Caught a pass in every game he played in 2016… Posted a career-best nine receptions for 94 yards against TCU… Rhode Island: Caught two passes for 17 yards to begin his senior season… Ohio: Did not see any game action… at Memphis: Caught one pass for a gain of four yards… at Texas Tech: Hauled in one reception and gained nine yards on the play… TCU: Turned in a career day with a nine-catch, 94-yard effort, surpassing both his previous bests in receptions and yards… at Baylor: Notched two receptions for 17 yards… Oklahoma State: Grabbed one pass for eight yards… at Oklahoma: Grabbed three passes for 21 yards… at West Virginia: Snatched a five passes for 60 yards, including a career-long 42 yard reception against the Mountaineers… Iowa State: Brought in six passes for a team-high 60 yards against the Cyclones… Texas: Posted two receptions for 17 yards in the win over the Longhorns… at K-State: Made two receptions for 16 yards.  
 
2015 (RJr.): Saw action in all 12 games, making starts against Rutgers and Texas… Caught 15 passes for 130 yards and a touchdown on the season… Hauled in a career-high three passes for a personal-best 43 yards against Oklahoma… Recovered a fumble in the end zone for the only touchdown of his career at Texas… South Dakota State: Made the first two catches of his career with two snags for 15 yards… Memphis: Caught one pass for 11 yards… at Rutgers: Started, but did not record any statistics… at Iowa State: Contributed two catches for 12 yards… Baylor: Recorded one catch for four yards… Texas Tech: Grabbed a career-high three passes for a personal-best 26 yards… at Oklahoma State: Saw time, but did not record any statistics… Oklahoma: Caught three passes for a career-high 43 yards… at Texas: Totaled three catches for 19 yards and scored the first touchdown of his career after recovering a fumble in the end zone… at TCU: Saw significant time at wide receiver, but did not record any statistics… West Virginia: Saw action, but did not record any statistics… K-State: Saw time at wide receiver, but did not record any statistics.
 
2014 (Jr.): Saw time at Duke, but did not record any statistics.
 
2013 (So. at Fresno City College): Played in 10 games and hauled in 23 receptions for 304 yards under head coach Tony Caviglia… Caught multiple passes in seven of the games he played for the Rams… Grabbed three touchdowns on the year and snagged a season-high seven passes for 66 yards in a loss at Butte… Member of the Dean’s List at FCC.
 
High School: Earned eight letters overall while at Central High – East Campus… Attained four letters in football… Lettered four times in track and helped the Grizzlies win their conference championship in 2010.
 
Personal: Born in Saint John, United States Virgin Islands… Son of Kimberly Johnson-Allen… Has one sister, Simone Johnson… Moved to Fresno, California at the age of three due to damages from Hurricane Marilyn… Majoring in business administration.