Signee Profile: Whit Barnes

A look at 2009 signee Whit Barnes, a center out of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Barnes signed with Wake Forest at 9:54 Wednesday morning.

Profile: Whit Barnes
Position: OL
Height: 6'4
Weight: 270
40: 5.3

Senior Stats: Overall grade of 94 for the year; team rushed for over 5,000 yards

Senior Awards: 1st Team AP All-State, N.C. Preps All-State, 1st Team All-Area, 1st Team All-Conference, Shrine Bowl Selection; Led Rocky Mount to 3A State Championship

Why Wake Forest? "I really like the coaches, football program, campus, and academic options. It just seems like the perfect fit for me."

Rocky Mount High coach B.W. Holt: "He was a three year starter and the team went 38-6 for those years. Whit is just a hard nosed kid that works on the field, in the weight room, and in the classroom. He is a great leader and will be great for Wake Forest."

Offers: Wake Forest, Duke, Western Kentucky, Elon, Western Carolina, and Buffalo


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