Jeff Barnes

Jeff Barnes

Meet the Raiders Alumnus, Jeff Barnes

Athlete Name: Jeff Barnes

Position: Linebacker

Number: 56

College: University of California at Berkeley

Birthdate: 5/6/1979

NFL Experience: 10 seasons, all with Raiders

Raiders Years: 1977 – 1987

Short Biography: Jeff Barnes is a two-time Super Bowl Champion whose career spanned 10seasons with the Raiders: five as a member of the Oakland Raiders and five as a Los Angeles Raider. Barnes was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in 1977 out of Cal Berkeley, Barnes began as a member of special teams but quickly transitioned to linebacker where he became a staple of the Raiders defense.