Daveon Barron

Daveon Barron

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ft. Pierce

High School:
Ft. Pierce Central

Last College:
Bethune Cookman

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 172

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
12/15/1981

Major:
Psychology

2003: Began and ended his junior campaign as the starting running back...using a three running back rotation he had three games with more than 10 carries...season high was 16 carries and 105 yards against Siena...season long was 38 yards also against Siena...he was one of two players in 2003 who had a game of more than 100 yards...oddly enough he had four receptions in four separate games...three times he had one reception for 18 yards...Barron also threw one pass in 2003 and it was for an 18-yard score against in-state rival Florida International.

2002: Showed great quickness and ability to allude would be tackles during Spring practice...carried that over into the season...entered the fall as the no. 2 running back...fought hard to move into the no. 1 spot and was very close to making it on his own before an injury to Anthony Jackson assured the starting spot...ended the year playing in 10 of the team's 11 games...averaged 3.2 yards per carry and recorded four TDs including the team's first rushing TD against Nicholls State...averaged 47.4 yards per game...his first start was against Youngstown State, a game he rushed for 83 yards...had the team's first 100-yard game of the season Morris Brown with 147 yards...the 147 yards is an all-time game high for FAU...at season's end named Co-Non-Scholarship MVP.

2001: Attended FAU but did not play due to transfer rules...was a member of the scout team.

2000: Attended Bethune-Cookman College.

High School: Played for Harry Williams at Ft Pierce Central High School...earned all-conference twice...tallied 10 touchdowns and four TDs via the returned kick....two-sport athlete (football and track).

Personal: Psychology major...son of Teresa Barron...born December 15, 1981 in Ft. Pierce, FL

FAU Career Rushing Stats
YearGMSATTYDsAvgLGTD
2002101474743.2194
2003141014764.7381
Total242489503.8385

FAU Career Receiving Stats
YearGMSRECYdsAvgLGTD
20021033612.0230
20031445513.8180
Total2479113230

FAU Kick Returns Stats
YearGMSRECYdsAvgLGTD
20021023618.0180

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