51 - Joel Barone
Joel Barone
Height: 6-1
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: Shirley, NY
High School: William Floyd
Position: LB
At Brown: Named an Honorable Mention All-American by Football Gazette last year...Earned Second Team All-Ivy honors as well...Junior: Led the Bears with 103 tackles for the year...Ranked sixth in the nation with 12.9 tackles per game...Had a season high 16 tackles at Cornell...Was the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week against Dartmouth, when he recorded 15 tackles, including a sack and a forced fumble...Also had 15 tackles against Penn...Returned a fumble 36 yards for a touchdown at Columbia...Led Brown in tackles in 6 of the 8 games he played...Sophomore: Recorded 19 tackles, 2 for a loss, and registered a sack... Made five stops against Princeton, two behind the line of scrimmage including his lone sack... Collected three tackles in wins over Cornell and Dartmouth...Secondary School Background: A graduate of William Floyd High School, where he lettered in football, wrestling, and track...All-Long Island linebacker as a senior...Runner-up for the Colota Award (best linebacker in the country) and finalist for the Hansen Award (best football player in the country) as a senior...Third-Team All-State linebacker...Averaged over 100 yards a game passing and rushing as a senior... Amassed 30 tackles in one high school game...Captain of football and wrestling teams junior and senior year...Member of the National Honor Society and Foreign Language Honor Society...Personal: Joel Barone, born April 21, 1981... Son of Joseph and Linda Barone... Joel has one sister, Kerri, and two brothers, John and Bryan... Enjoys lifeguarding...Concentrating in Biology.