The defensive end for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League is Amaré Barno, a professional football player. At 1.98 m tall, he weighs 111 kg. Westwood High School was the school where he went to high school and played football. He participated in the Westwood team as a safety.
He enrolled at Butler Community College where he played college football for the Butler Grizzlies and the coaches switched him from safety to linebacker when he was unable to meet the academic requirements to play Division I football. He made 66 stops as a sophomore, including 14 tackles for a loss and 4.5 sacks. He decided to attend Virginia Tech in 2018 and committed. He continued playing football at Virginia Tech, this time with the Hokies.
2019 saw Barno play three games as an outside linebacker for Virginia Tech before missing the remainder of the season. For his redshirt junior season, he was once more moved to a new position and began at defensive end. He finished the season with 6.5 sacks, which was a team record, and led the Atlantic Coast Conference with 16 tackles for loss.
In 2021, he had 5.5 tackles for losses in addition to 3.5 sacks. He announced his intent to enter the 2022 NFL Draft and then ran the fastest 40-yard dash of any linebacker that year at the NFL combine, clocking time at 4.37. In round six of the 2022 NFL Draft, the Carolina Panthers selected Barno with the 189th overall pick.
When Was Amare Barno Drafted?
Amare Barno was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the 2022 NFL Draft.