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Khalif Barnes
No. 69     Oakland Raiders
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: April 21, 1982 (1982-04-21) (age 27)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 326 lb (148 kg)
Career information
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 2 / Pick: 52
Debuted in 2005 for the Jacksonville Jaguars
Career history
 As player:
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-10 (2003)
  • First-team All-Pac-10 (2004)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2009
Games played     66
Games started     59
Tackles     2
Stats at

Khalif Barnes (born April 21, 1982 in San Diego, California) is an American football offensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Washington.


Early years

Barnes attended Mount Miguel High School in Spring Valley, California, where he starred in both football and basketball. In football, he recorded nine sacks and 120 tackles as a senior, was a two-time All-League selection, a two time All-CIF selection, a member of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s All-Academic first team, was voted the conference defensive MVP, and received two votes to the Long Beach Press Telegram’s "Best of the West" team. In basketball, he won All-Conference honors. Also an excellent student, he was a four time Golden Pyramid Scholar.

College career

Barnes played at the University of Washington where he was all-Pac 10. He allowed only two sacks in his final two seasons at Washington.

Professional career


Jacksonville Jaguars

Barnes was drafted in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He started in 12 games in his rookie season, and became one of only 6 offensive linemen to start 12 or more games in his rookie season in Jaguars history. In four years with the team he started 57 of 60 games.

Oakland Raiders

Barnes signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders on March 14, 2009.[1]


Legal troubles

On November 9, 2006 Barnes was arrested for speeding (101mph) down J. Turner Butler Boulevard, and driving under the influence of alcohol. The license plate on the Barnes' 2007 silver Mercedes had also expired. He spent several hours in the Duval County jail before being released on $500 bond. Barnes was benched for the next game against the Houston Texans. On July 11 Barnes was sentenced to six months probation, pay $650 in fines and court costs, perform 50 hours of community service, attend a drunken driving class and have his driver's license suspended for six months.


  1. ^ Raiders Sign Barnes ESPN, March 15, 2009

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