As a defensive end with the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League, Amaré Barno plays football professionally. He stands 1.98 meters tall and weighs 111 kilograms. He played high school football at Westwood High School, where he attended. When he attended Westwood, he was a safety.
When he decided to play collegiate football for the Butler Grizzlies at Butler Community College, the coaches moved him from safety to linebacker because he didn’t have the necessary grades to compete in Division I football. As a sophomore, he recorded 6.5 sacks, 66 tackles, and 14 tackles for a loss. 2018 saw his decision to switch to Virginia Tech. He kept on participating in football with the Virginia Tech Hokies.
Barno played in three games as an outside linebacker for Virginia Tech in 2019 before sitting out the rest of the season. For his redshirt junior season, he was once more moved to a different position and began at defensive end. He finished the season with a team-high 6.5 sacks in addition to leading the Atlantic Coast Conference with 16 tackles for loss.
He recorded 5.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks in 2021. After announcing his intent to enter the 2022 NFL Draft, he completed the fastest 40-yard dash of any linebacker that year at the NFL Combine, clocking it at 4.37. Barno was selected by the Carolina Panthers with the 189th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Where Did Amare Barno Attend College And Highschool?
Amare Barno attended Westwood High School, Butler Community College and Virginia Tech State University.