Players

Barkevious Mingo
LB #51
Height:
6-4
Weight:
240
Age:
24
College:
LSU
Hometown:
West Monroe, La.
Experience:
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 84 55 29 7.0 0 7 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2014 CLE 15 11 42 26 16 2.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2013 CLE 15 3 42 29 13 5.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @PIT L 27-30 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 NO W 26-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 BAL L 21-23 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @TEN W 29-28 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 PIT W 31-10 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @JAC L 6-24 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 OAK W 23-13 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
9 TB W 22-17 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @CIN W 24-3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 HOU L 7-23 7 4 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @ATL W 26-24 -- 0 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @BUF L 10-26 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 IND L 24-25 2 1 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 CIN L 0-30 8 6 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @CAR L 13-17 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @BAL L 10-20 -- 0 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Career Transactions: Selected by Cleveland Browns in first round (sixth overall) of 2013 NFL Draft, April 25, 2013…Signed first contract, July 21, 2013.

At a Glance:

  • First name is pronounced bar-KEY-vee-us.
  • The story of how he got his first name came after his father, Hugh Mingo, named two of Mingo's older brothers Hugh and Hughtavious. After that, his mother, Barbara Johnson, stepped in and combined the first three letters of her name with a name she liked -- Kevious.
  • Collects and builds model RC cars. Owns a number of them and each costs more than $1,000. He races them against his brother with the speeds getting anywhere from 70-100 mph depending on the car.
  • Hails from the same town (West Monroe) where the show “Duck Dynasty” is filmed and lists that as his favorite reality television show. Is friends with the cast and would like to go hunting with them but football and duck season overlap.
  • Recorded a sack during his first NFL play, dropping QB Joe Flaco for a 9-yard loss at Bal. (9/15/13). Went on to become first Browns rookie and first NFL rookie since Oakland’s Tommy Kelly (2004) to register sack in each of his first three NFL games.

Career Highlights: Selected with the Browns first-round pick (sixth overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, making him the Browns’ highest-drafted linebacker since Mike Junkin (1987, fifth overall)…Finished second on the Browns and third among all NFL rookies with five sacks…Recorded a sack in each of his first three NFL games.

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Played in 15 games with three starts…Recorded 42 tackles (31 solo), five sacks, 13 QB harassments, 10 tackles for loss and eight passes defensed...Finished second on Browns with five sacks, third-most among NFL rookies (Lions Ziggy Ansah, 8.0; Patriots Chris Jones, 6.0)...Ranked third on club with 10 tackles for loss...Became first Browns rookie and first NFL rookie since Tommy Kelly (Oak., 2004) to register sack in each of first three NFL games...Maurice Bassett Award recipient, given to the most outstanding rookie in Browns training camp, as determined by local media…(9/8) vs. Mia.: Inactive for the season opener after sustaining a bruised lung in the preseason (8/15) vs. Detroit...(9/15) at Bal.: Made NFL debut...Registered a first-down sack on his first NFL play, dropping QB Joe Flacco for a 9-yard loss…Drew two holding penalties (one on offense, one on special teams) that netted 20 yards...(9/22) at Min.: In 31-27 win, posted second sack in as many games, dropping QB Christian Ponder on third down to force third-quarter punt...(9/29) vs. Cin.: In 17-6 victory, started first career NFL game at OLB...Posted 1.0 sack in third consecutive game, becoming first Browns rookie and first NFL rookie since Tommy Kelly (Oak., 2004) to register sack in each of first three games...Posted career-high five tackles (career-best four solo)...(10/27) at KC: In fourth quarter, sacked QB Alex Smith during attempted flea-flicker...(12/8) at NE: Sacked QB Tom Brady, dropping Patriots out of FG range and forcing punt...(12/15) vs. Chi.: Made key block on DB Tashaun Gipson’s 44-yard interception-return TD in second quarter.

College: Appeared in 40 games at Louisiana State University (2010-12), with 15 starts…Recorded 119 career tackles, 15 sacks, 11 passes defensed, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries…As a junior, appeared in all 13 games with 10 starts and totaled 38 tackles, 4.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble en route to a second-team All-Southeastern Conference selection by the Associated Press and the league’s coaches…Registered 46 tackles, eight sacks and one forced fumble as a sophomore…His eight sacks ranked tied for eighth in a single-season in school history…Named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week after tallying a career-high two sacks vs. Auburn (10/22/11)…Totaled two tackles for a loss against Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game (1/9/12)…Named to the Freshman All-SEC team after registering 35 tackles, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in 2010…Majored in sports administration.

Personal: Given name is Barkevious Leon Mingo…First name is pronounced bar-KEY-vee-us…Nickname is Keke (pronounced key-key)…Born in Belle Glade, Fla…Has four siblings: Hugh Mingo III, Hughtavious Mingo, Malik Johnson and LaDarian Johnson…The story of how Barkevious got his first name came after his father, Hugh Mingo, named two of his older brothers Hugh and Hughtavious and after that, his mother, Barbara Johnson, stepped in and combined the first three letters of her name with a name she liked – Kevious…High School: Attended West Monroe (La.) High School…Didn’t start playing football until a junior in high school and helped the team to a 12-1 record and a trip to the state playoffs…Community Involvement: Enjoys working with kids and has volunteered at numerous youth football camps and clinics…Traveled to Brazil in Feb. 2014 in support of TE Gary Barnidge’s American Football without Barriers program, which provides educational football camps in counties that don’t have football…The camp provided cleats, pads and other essentials for 170 Brazilians between the ages of 8-25…Hobbies/Interests: Hails from the same town (West Monroe) where the show “Duck Dynasty” is filmed and lists that as his favorite reality television show…Collects and builds model RC cars, and he enjoys racing them against his brother with the speeds getting anywhere from 70-100 mph…Lists “Lion King” as favorite movie…Resides in West Monroe, La.

Career Transactions: Selected by Cleveland Browns in first round (sixth overall) of 2013 NFL Draft, April 25, 2013…Signed first contract, July 21, 2013.

At a Glance:

  • First name is pronounced bar-KEY-vee-us.
  • The story of how he got his first name came after his father, Hugh Mingo, named two of Mingo's older brothers Hugh and Hughtavious. After that, his mother, Barbara Johnson, stepped in and combined the first three letters of her name with a name she liked -- Kevious.
  • Collects and builds model RC cars. Owns a number of them and each costs more than $1,000. He races them against his brother with the speeds getting anywhere from 70-100 mph depending on the car.
  • Hails from the same town (West Monroe) where the show “Duck Dynasty” is filmed and lists that as his favorite reality television show. Is friends with the cast and would like to go hunting with them but football and duck season overlap.
  • Recorded a sack during his first NFL play, dropping QB Joe Flaco for a 9-yard loss at Bal. (9/15/13). Went on to become first Browns rookie and first NFL rookie since Oakland’s Tommy Kelly (2004) to register sack in each of his first three NFL games.

Career Highlights: Selected with the Browns first-round pick (sixth overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, making him the Browns’ highest-drafted linebacker since Mike Junkin (1987, fifth overall)…Finished second on the Browns and third among all NFL rookies with five sacks…Recorded a sack in each of his first three NFL games.

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Played in 15 games with three starts…Recorded 42 tackles (31 solo), five sacks, 13 QB harassments, 10 tackles for loss and eight passes defensed...Finished second on Browns with five sacks, third-most among NFL rookies (Lions Ziggy Ansah, 8.0; Patriots Chris Jones, 6.0)...Ranked third on club with 10 tackles for loss...Became first Browns rookie and first NFL rookie since Tommy Kelly (Oak., 2004) to register sack in each of first three NFL games...Maurice Bassett Award recipient, given to the most outstanding rookie in Browns training camp, as determined by local media…(9/8) vs. Mia.: Inactive for the season opener after sustaining a bruised lung in the preseason (8/15) vs. Detroit...(9/15) at Bal.: Made NFL debut...Registered a first-down sack on his first NFL play, dropping QB Joe Flacco for a 9-yard loss…Drew two holding penalties (one on offense, one on special teams) that netted 20 yards...(9/22) at Min.: In 31-27 win, posted second sack in as many games, dropping QB Christian Ponder on third down to force third-quarter punt...(9/29) vs. Cin.: In 17-6 victory, started first career NFL game at OLB...Posted 1.0 sack in third consecutive game, becoming first Browns rookie and first NFL rookie since Tommy Kelly (Oak., 2004) to register sack in each of first three games...Posted career-high five tackles (career-best four solo)...(10/27) at KC: In fourth quarter, sacked QB Alex Smith during attempted flea-flicker...(12/8) at NE: Sacked QB Tom Brady, dropping Patriots out of FG range and forcing punt...(12/15) vs. Chi.: Made key block on DB Tashaun Gipson’s 44-yard interception-return TD in second quarter.

College: Appeared in 40 games at Louisiana State University (2010-12), with 15 starts…Recorded 119 career tackles, 15 sacks, 11 passes defensed, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries…As a junior, appeared in all 13 games with 10 starts and totaled 38 tackles, 4.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble en route to a second-team All-Southeastern Conference selection by the Associated Press and the league’s coaches…Registered 46 tackles, eight sacks and one forced fumble as a sophomore…His eight sacks ranked tied for eighth in a single-season in school history…Named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week after tallying a career-high two sacks vs. Auburn (10/22/11)…Totaled two tackles for a loss against Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game (1/9/12)…Named to the Freshman All-SEC team after registering 35 tackles, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in 2010…Majored in sports administration.

Personal: Given name is Barkevious Leon Mingo…First name is pronounced bar-KEY-vee-us…Nickname is Keke (pronounced key-key)…Born in Belle Glade, Fla…Has four siblings: Hugh Mingo III, Hughtavious Mingo, Malik Johnson and LaDarian Johnson…The story of how Barkevious got his first name came after his father, Hugh Mingo, named two of his older brothers Hugh and Hughtavious and after that, his mother, Barbara Johnson, stepped in and combined the first three letters of her name with a name she liked – Kevious…High School: Attended West Monroe (La.) High School…Didn’t start playing football until a junior in high school and helped the team to a 12-1 record and a trip to the state playoffs…Community Involvement: Enjoys working with kids and has volunteered at numerous youth football camps and clinics…Traveled to Brazil in Feb. 2014 in support of TE Gary Barnidge’s American Football without Barriers program, which provides educational football camps in counties that don’t have football…The camp provided cleats, pads and other essentials for 170 Brazilians between the ages of 8-25…Hobbies/Interests: Hails from the same town (West Monroe) where the show “Duck Dynasty” is filmed and lists that as his favorite reality television show…Collects and builds model RC cars, and he enjoys racing them against his brother with the speeds getting anywhere from 70-100 mph…Lists “Lion King” as favorite movie…Resides in West Monroe, La.

 

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