Anthony Barr

Linebacker

#55

Experience: 8 years

Height: 6-5

Age: 29

Weight: 257 lbs

College: UCLA

2021 SEASON

  • TCKLS
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
1 @Bengals L 24 - 27

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2014 Minnesota Vikings 12 12 65 50 15 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
2015 Minnesota Vikings 14 14 62 48 14 3.5 0 7 1 32 32 32 0 3 0
2016 Minnesota Vikings 16 16 68 35 33 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2017 Minnesota Vikings 16 16 72 49 23 1 6 0
2018 Minnesota Vikings 13 13 50 34 16 3 2 1
2019 Minnesota Vikings 14 14 77 52 25 1.5 1 4 1 2 2 2 0 1 1
2020 Minnesota Vikings 2 2 6 6 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 87 87 400 274 126 15 1 26 2 34 17 32 0 8 5

Biography

• Named to 2018 Pro Bowl, his 4th consecutive Pro Bowl berth.

• The 2nd-highest-drafted LB by Vikings, behind Hall of Famer Chris Doleman at #4 in 1985, who later moved to DE. Also the 1st draft pick made under Head Coach Mike Zimmer.

• Notched the 1st game-winning FR-TD in OT in club history at Tampa Bay (10/26/14), forcing, recovering and returning the fumble 27 yards for the score on the 1st play from scrimmage of the OT period to earn NFC Defensive Player of the Week.

• Pro Bowl choice after the 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 seasons.

OFF THE FIELD

• Launched the Raise the Barr Foundation to benefit single mothers with college scholarships and provide financial support to gain their degrees in California and Minnesota.

• Active in supporting the Jeremiah Program in the Twin Cities, hosting a holiday party for families. 

• College roommate of Vikings LB Eric Kendricks.

• Father, Tony Brooks, was a 4th-round draft pick (RB) by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1992 out of Notre Dame.

• Has 3 uncles who also played in the NFL.

• Majored in business.

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