Lionel Barnes
No. 92, 94
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1976-04-19) April 19, 1976 (age 46)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school:Lakenheath (UK) American
NFL Draft:1999 / Round: 6 / Pick: 176
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Lionel Barnes, Jr. (born April 19, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League. He played for the St. Louis Rams, the Indianapolis Colts, and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

College career

Barnes played defensive end at the University of Louisiana-Monroe, leading the team in sacks with 16 in 1998, his senior season.

Professional career


Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press Wonderlic
6 ft 4+78 in
(1.95 m)
264 lb
(120 kg)
5.00 s 1.73 s 2.91 s 4.52 s 7.51 s 34 in
(0.86 m)
9 ft 4 in
(2.84 m)
24 reps x
All from NFL Combine.[1]

St. Louis Rams

Barnes was drafted by the Rams in the sixth round of the 1999 NFL Draft and was on the roster for two seasons, playing in four games.

Indianapolis Colts

After he was released by the Rams, the Colts signed Barnes and he played in seven games over the 2000 and 2001 NFL seasons.

Jacksonville Jaguars

In 2003, Barnes was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars. In his first season there he played in 13 games and made 13 tackles plus two sacks. The following year, he earned the starting job and started the first three games of the season. The Jaguars placed Barnes on injured reserve in mid-October because of a shoulder injury. Barnes was hurt September 19, 2004, against Denver.

On April 4, 2005, the Jacksonville Jaguars released Barnes.