CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 9, at Iowa State (2014)
For Loss: None
Fumble Recoveries: None
* Indicates most recent high
2014 Played in 10 games (1 start) with 17 tackles (13 solo)... recorded a season-high nine tackles (seven solo) at Iowa State (11/22)... made a tackle (solo) at No. 10 TCU (10/25)... recorded six tackles (four solo) against Kansas (10/18)... notched first career tackle (solo) against West Virginia (10/11)... made career debut in season opener against Central Arkansas (8/30) on special teams.
2013 Redshirt season... did not play.
HIGH SCHOOL Memorial High School in Port Arthur, Texas... recorded 54 tackles, one interception and five pass breakups as a senior... helped lead team to an 8-3 overall record and 4-2 record in league play... three-star prospect by ESPN and 24/7 Sports ... ranked in the Top 100 nationally at his position by ESPN ... Port Arthur News Super Team selection ... First Team All-District 21-5A ... as a junior, compiled 49 tackles, four tackles for a loss and three interceptions ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Houston, Iowa State, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi State, North Texas, Oklahoma State, San Jose State, Tulsa and Utah... High School Coach: Kenny Harrison.
PERSONAL Jalen Barnes... born September 25, 1994... son of Solomon and Andetria Jones... a business management major at Texas Tech.