Washington: Team captain for 2004 season ... one of three starters returning on the offensive line ... one of three returning UW players who started every game in 2003 ... leads all returning players with 37 career starts ... named to the preseason All-Pac-10 Team by Street & Smith's magazine ... ranked among the preseason top-20 offensive tackles in the nation by the Sporting News and picked to the first team All-Pac-10 squad ... a second team preseason All-Pac-10 lineman according to Lindy's magazine ... gives the Huskies a reliable blocker and pass protector on the left side of the line of scrimmage ... outstanding athlete at the tackle position ... was used as a receiver on a trick play during the 2002 Sun Bowl ... started his UW career as a defensive lineman. 2003: Started all 12 games in 2003 ... honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection in 2003 ... anchored the left side of the Husky offensive line ... recognized for his Apple Cup performance with the co-offensive Player of the Game award ... awarded the "Big Hit" of the Week award following the Stanford game. 2002: Started all 13 of the Huskies' game at the weak-side tackle position ... earned his second letter ... caught a nine-yard pass on a trick play during the fourth quarter of the Sun Bowl that helped to set up the Huskies final touchdown ... named a coaches' offensive player of the game after win over Idaho ... helped the UW lead the Pac-10 in passing offense and finish third in total offense ... part of a solid protection team that allowed quarterback Cody Pickett to pass for a Pac-10 record for yardage ... Husky passing game ranked fourth in the final NCAA statistics. 2001: Started every game at weak-side tackle after switching from defensive tackle during practices for the 2001 Rose Bowl ... one of four redshirt freshmen or sophomores to start on the offensive line for Washington in 2001 ... helped the Huskies rank third in the conference in time of possession at 30:53 per game ... a major reason Washington rushed for 212 yards and three touchdowns in an early-season win over Idaho ... with starter Cody Pickett nursing a separated shoulder, helped the offensive line allow just one sack against Pac-10's second-ranked sack defense in crucial come-from-behind win over Arizona ... teamed with tackle Todd Bachert to hold Arizona State defensive end Terrell Suggs, the Pac-10 leader in tackles-for-loss and sacks, to just four tackles, none for loss, in Huskies' 33-31 win ... also helped Washington rush for 188 yards against the Sun Devils ... led the Huskies to five rushing touchdowns in a key win over Stanford, equaling its output from the previous five Pac-10 games combined ... earned coaches' award as Offensive MVP for performance against the Cardinal. 2000: Redshirted the season in 2000 ... named Defensive Scout of the Week for the week leading up to the Huskies win over Idaho ... switched to offensive line in practice for the 2001 Rose Bowl.
High School and Personal: Born April 21, 1982 in San Diego ... parents are Mary and Frank ... played for coach Dave Gross at Mount Miguel High School ... recorded 120 total tackles and nine sacks during his senior season ... a member of the San Diego Union-Tribune's all-academic first team ... named all-league and all-CIF in 1998 and 1999 ... received two votes in Long Beach Press Telegrams's "Best in the West" team ... named to the San Diego Union Tribune's all-academic team following his junior season ... an all-league and all-CIF performer in 1998 ... voted conference's defensive MVP... also played basketball at Mount Miguel and was an all-conference selection for hoops team ... was a four-time honor roll member and a four-time Golden Pyramid Scholar.
Barnes news and features:
Bad break for Barnes (Oct. 14, 2004)
Huskies co-captain Barnes out for season with broken right wrist - Tacoma News-Tribune (Oct. 14, 2004)
In the Trenches with Khalif Barnes - gohuskies.com (Sept. 27, 2004)
Big Man on Campus - gohuskies.com (Sept. 8, 2004)
Barnes words to live by: study early, play later - Seattle Times (Aug. 31, 2004)
Barnes adds beef, doesn't drop speed - Seattle Times (Aug. 20, 2004)