Postgame notes from the Gophers' 21-13 homecoming loss to Northwestern
2011 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Appeared in two games during the 2011 season.
2010 FRESHMAN SEASON: Appeared in four games during the 2010 season made one catch for a 17-yard gain against Iowa (11/27) earned first varsity letter.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of De La Salle High School (Minn.) earned 13 varsity letters (5 basketball, 4 football, 2 track and field, 1 golf, 1 baseball) during his career at De La Salle four-time all-conference selection on the gridiron two-time all-metro and all-state selection also a two-time honorable mention all-state performer hauled in 45 receptions for 795 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior holds state career records for receiving yardage (4,018) and receiving touchdowns (50) led his team to section championships as a junior and senior, while finishing as the state runner-up each season.
PERSONAL: Son of John and Jan Barker born March 25, 1991 economics major.