Players

Gary Barnidge
TE #82
Height:
6-6
Weight:
250
Age:
30
College:
Louisville
Hometown:
Middleburg, Fla.
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2015):

REC
79
YDS
1,043
AVG
13.2
TDS
9
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 123 1,646 13.4 55 12 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2015 CLE 16 13 79 1,043 13.2 40 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CLE 13 2 13 156 12 28 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 CLE 16 12 13 127 9.8 40T 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 CAR 16 5 6 78 13 24T 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 CAR 16 3 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 CAR 16 3 12 242 20.2 55 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2008 CAR 15 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @NYJ L 10-31 3 38 12.7 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 TEN W 28-14 1 17 17 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 OAK L 20-27 6 105 17.5 40 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @SD L 27-30 6 75 12.5 27 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @BAL W 33-30 8 139 17.4 35 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 DEN L 23-26 3 39 13 14 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @STL L 6-24 6 101 16.8 28 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 ARI L 20-34 7 53 7.6 17 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @CIN L 10-31 2 35 17.5 25 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @PIT L 9-30 6 65 10.8 18 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 BAL L 27-33 7 91 13 30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 CIN L 3-37 5 59 11.8 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 SF W 24-10 5 84 16.8 30 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @SEA L 13-30 3 29 9.7 12 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @KC L 13-17 3 47 15.7 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 PIT L 12-28 8 66 8.3 20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Career Transactions: Selected by Carolina Panthers in fifth round (141st overall) of 2008 NFL Draft…Signed by Cleveland Browns as unrestricted free agent, March 15, 2013.

At a Glance:

Co-founded “American Football without Barriers” (www.AFWBCamp.com), which provides educational football camps in countries that don’t have football. Traveled to Turkey with several teammates in Feb. 2015. The camp was held in Istanbul and provided cleats, pads and other essentials for more than 150 kids between the ages of 8-25. He has also held camps in Brazil (2014) and China (2013).

Considers himself a movie buff and has his own website where he reviews movies. Held a weekly contest during the 2013-14 seasons via Twitter where winners were treated to a movie with him and teammates.

Earned first-team All-Big East honors at Louisville as a senior and was a semifinalist for the John Mackey Award, given annually to college football’s top tight end.

Donates his game-used cleats to a local child on the field after each home game through a partnership with Samaritan’s Feet, a non-profit group aimed at getting shoes to children around the world.

Avid wrestling fan who annually treats fans to WrestleMania via a scavenger hunt. In 2014, appeared in two episodes of the E! Network TV show “Total Divas,” a show that features WWE Divas.

Seasonal Reviews:

2014: Played in 13 games, starting two at TE...Tied a career high with 13 receptions, while adding 156 yards... Helped Browns record 17 rushing touchdowns, fourth-most in the NFL, and rush for more than 150 yards in five games…(9/14) vs. NO: During 26-24 victory, registered career-high four receptions for 41 yards...Three of his four receptions resulted in first downs, including 10-yard reception on fourth down that extended Browns’ game-winning drive during the final minute...(11/23) at Atl.: During 26-24 win, started at TE, registering two receptions for 23 yards...In Browns’ final drive, caught 15-yard pass for first down that placed team on Falcons 30-yard line to help set up game-winning FG.

2013: Played in all 16 games with a career-high 12 starts…Totaled career bests in both receptions (13) and TDs (two)...Registered 127 receiving yards (9.8 avg.)...Added five special-teams tackles...(11/3) vs. Bal.: Caught one pass for a 4-yard score…(12/8) at N.E.: Registered two receptions, including 40-yard TD.

2012: Appeared in all 16 contests and registered six receptions for 78 yards with one TD…(11/26) at Phi.: Scored first career TD on a 24-pass from Cam Newton…Contributed to an offense that produced 5,771 total net yards and 328 first downs, both figured represented the second-highest totals in team history…Added six stops on special teams and one fumble recovery.

2011: Missed the entire season with a broken ankle suffered during a preseason practice.

2010: Appeared in all 16 games with three starts…Led the team with a career-high 17 special-teams tackles.

2009: Saw action in all 16 games with three starts…Totaled 12 receptions for 242 yards and 13 special-teams tackles.

2008: Appeared in 14 games as a reserve…Registered three special-teams tackles.

College: Appeared in 47 games with 29 starts at the University of Louisville (2004-07)…Amassed 98 career receptions for 1,491 yards with 17 TDs…As a senior, totaled 53 receptions for 655 yards with seven TDs en route to being named a first-team All-Big East Conference honoree and a semifinalist for the John Mackey Award, given annually to college football’s top tight end…Majored in sports administration.

Personal: Native of Middleburg, Fla…High School: Attended Middleburg High School…Also played basketball…Community Involvement: Co-founded “American Football without Barriers” (www.AFWBCamp.com), which provides educational football camps in countries that don’t have football…Conducted a camp in Istanbul, Turkey in 2015, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2014 and Beijing, China in 2013…Donates his game-used cleats to a local child on the field after each home game through a partnership with Samaritan’s Feet, a non-profit group aimed at getting shoes to children around the world…Hosted a holiday shopping spree for children from Ohio Guidestone the past two seasons…Hobbies/Interests: Considers himself a movie buff and has his own website (www.moviegameplan.com) where he reviews movies…Held a weekly contest during the 2013-14 seasons via Twitter where winners were treated to a movie with him and teammates…Avid wrestling fan...Annually treats guests to WrestleMania, held a scavenger hunt to determine the winners the past two years…In 2014, appeared in two episodes of the E! Network TV show “Total Divas,” a show that features WWE Divas.

Career Transactions: Selected by Carolina Panthers in fifth round (141st overall) of 2008 NFL Draft…Signed by Cleveland Browns as unrestricted free agent, March 15, 2013.

At a Glance:

Co-founded “American Football without Barriers” (www.AFWBCamp.com), which provides educational football camps in countries that don’t have football. Traveled to Turkey with several teammates in Feb. 2015. The camp was held in Istanbul and provided cleats, pads and other essentials for more than 150 kids between the ages of 8-25. He has also held camps in Brazil (2014) and China (2013).

Considers himself a movie buff and has his own website where he reviews movies. Held a weekly contest during the 2013-14 seasons via Twitter where winners were treated to a movie with him and teammates.

Earned first-team All-Big East honors at Louisville as a senior and was a semifinalist for the John Mackey Award, given annually to college football’s top tight end.

Donates his game-used cleats to a local child on the field after each home game through a partnership with Samaritan’s Feet, a non-profit group aimed at getting shoes to children around the world.

Avid wrestling fan who annually treats fans to WrestleMania via a scavenger hunt. In 2014, appeared in two episodes of the E! Network TV show “Total Divas,” a show that features WWE Divas.

Seasonal Reviews:

2014: Played in 13 games, starting two at TE...Tied a career high with 13 receptions, while adding 156 yards... Helped Browns record 17 rushing touchdowns, fourth-most in the NFL, and rush for more than 150 yards in five games…(9/14) vs. NO: During 26-24 victory, registered career-high four receptions for 41 yards...Three of his four receptions resulted in first downs, including 10-yard reception on fourth down that extended Browns’ game-winning drive during the final minute...(11/23) at Atl.: During 26-24 win, started at TE, registering two receptions for 23 yards...In Browns’ final drive, caught 15-yard pass for first down that placed team on Falcons 30-yard line to help set up game-winning FG.

2013: Played in all 16 games with a career-high 12 starts…Totaled career bests in both receptions (13) and TDs (two)...Registered 127 receiving yards (9.8 avg.)...Added five special-teams tackles...(11/3) vs. Bal.: Caught one pass for a 4-yard score…(12/8) at N.E.: Registered two receptions, including 40-yard TD.

2012: Appeared in all 16 contests and registered six receptions for 78 yards with one TD…(11/26) at Phi.: Scored first career TD on a 24-pass from Cam Newton…Contributed to an offense that produced 5,771 total net yards and 328 first downs, both figured represented the second-highest totals in team history…Added six stops on special teams and one fumble recovery.

2011: Missed the entire season with a broken ankle suffered during a preseason practice.

2010: Appeared in all 16 games with three starts…Led the team with a career-high 17 special-teams tackles.

2009: Saw action in all 16 games with three starts…Totaled 12 receptions for 242 yards and 13 special-teams tackles.

2008: Appeared in 14 games as a reserve…Registered three special-teams tackles.

College: Appeared in 47 games with 29 starts at the University of Louisville (2004-07)…Amassed 98 career receptions for 1,491 yards with 17 TDs…As a senior, totaled 53 receptions for 655 yards with seven TDs en route to being named a first-team All-Big East Conference honoree and a semifinalist for the John Mackey Award, given annually to college football’s top tight end…Majored in sports administration.

Personal: Native of Middleburg, Fla…High School: Attended Middleburg High School…Also played basketball…Community Involvement: Co-founded “American Football without Barriers” (www.AFWBCamp.com), which provides educational football camps in countries that don’t have football…Conducted a camp in Istanbul, Turkey in 2015, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2014 and Beijing, China in 2013…Donates his game-used cleats to a local child on the field after each home game through a partnership with Samaritan’s Feet, a non-profit group aimed at getting shoes to children around the world…Hosted a holiday shopping spree for children from Ohio Guidestone the past two seasons…Hobbies/Interests: Considers himself a movie buff and has his own website (www.moviegameplan.com) where he reviews movies…Held a weekly contest during the 2013-14 seasons via Twitter where winners were treated to a movie with him and teammates…Avid wrestling fan...Annually treats guests to WrestleMania, held a scavenger hunt to determine the winners the past two years…In 2014, appeared in two episodes of the E! Network TV show “Total Divas,” a show that features WWE Divas.

 

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