Alex Barrett

American football player (born 1994)
American football player
Alex Barrett
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Barrett with the 49ers in 2020
No. 58 – San Francisco 49ers
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1994-03-06) March 6, 1994 (age 30)
Yuma, Arizona, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school:Mesa (AZ) Desert Ridge
College:San Diego State
Undrafted:2017
Career history
  • Detroit Lions (2017–2018)
  • San Diego Fleet (2019)
  • Oakland Raiders (2019)*
  • San Francisco 49ers (2019–present)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team All-Mountain West (2015, 2016)
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Total tackles:6
Player stats at PFR

Alejandro Barrett (born March 6, 1994) is an American football defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at San Diego State.

Early years

Barrett played high school football at Desert Ridge High School in Mesa, Arizona and earned First-team All-State honors twice. He also lettered in track and field at Desert Ridge.[1]

College career

Barrett played for the San Diego State Aztecs of San Diego State University from 2013 to 2016. He was redshirted in 2012. He played in 12 games in 2013, recording 8 solo tackles, 7 tackle assists and 3 sacks. He played in 10 games, all starts, in 2014, recording 21 solo tackles, 18 tackle assists, 3 sacks, 3 pass breakups and 1 forced fumble. Barrett earned Honorable Mention All-Mountain West honors in 2014. He played in 14 games, all starts, in 2015, totaling 33 solo tackles, 29 tackle assists, 5.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 pass breakup and 2 forced fumbles. He was named First-team All-Mountain West in 2015. Barrett played in 14 games, all starts, in 2016, recording 29 solo tackles, 24 tackle assists, 7.5 sacks and 4 pass breakups. He garnered First-team All-Mountain West recognition in 2016, becoming the first San Diego State defensive lineman to earn First-team All-Mountain West honors multiple times. He was also a team captain his senior year in 2016. Barrett played in 50 games, starting 38, during his college career, totaling 91 solo tackles, 78 tackle assists, 19 sacks, 2 interceptions, 8 pass breakups, and 3 forced fumbles. His 19 sacks were tied for the fourth most in school history.[1]

Professional career

Pre-draft

Barrett was rated the 43rd best defensive end in the 2017 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[2]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 1+58 in
(1.87 m)
252 lb
(114 kg)
32 in
(0.81 m)
9+34 in
(0.25 m)
4.97 s 1.68 s 2.85 s 4.42 s 7.41 s 30.0 in
(0.76 m)
9 ft 1 in
(2.77 m)
21 reps
All values from San Diego State Pro Day[2]

Detroit Lions

Barrett signed with the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2017.[3] He was waived by the Lions on September 20 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 22, 2017.[4][5] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Lions on January 1, 2018.[6]

On September 1, 2018, Barrett was waived by the Lions and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8] He was released on September 19, 2018.[9] He was re-signed on October 31, 2018.[10] He was released on November 6, 2018.[11]

San Diego Fleet

On November 9, 2018, Barrett signed with the San Diego Fleet of the Alliance of American Football (AAF) for the 2019 season.[12] Prior to the league shutting down, Barrett recorded 15 tackles and 2 sacks in 8 games played.[13]

Oakland Raiders

Barrett signed with the Oakland Raiders on April 5, 2019, three days after the AAF suspended football operations.[14] He was waived/injured during final roster cuts on August 30, 2019.[15] He reverted to injured reserve after clearing waivers on September 1, 2019, but was released with an injury settlement on September 3.

San Francisco 49ers

On November 27, 2019, Barrett was signed to the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad. He re-signed with the 49ers on February 11, 2020.[16] He was waived on July 30, 2020, but re-signed three days later.[17][18] He was waived again on August 13, 2020,[19] but re-signed on August 30.[20] He was waived again on September 5, 2020.[21] On September 23, 2020, Barrett again was signed to the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad.[22] He was promoted to the active roster on October 7.[23] He was waived again on October 26, 2020,[24] and re-signed back to the practice squad two days later.[25] He was elevated to the active roster on November 28 for the team's week 12 game against the Los Angeles Rams, and reverted to the practice squad after the game.[26] He was signed back to the active roster on December 12.[27] He was waived on December 14, and re-signed to the practice squad two days later.[28] He was elevated to the active roster again on December 25 for the week 16 game against the Arizona Cardinals, and reverted to the practice squad again following the game.[29] He was promoted to the active roster again on January 1, 2021.[30]

On August 31, 2021, Barrett was waived by the 49ers and re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[31][32] He signed a reserve/future contract with the 49ers on February 2, 2022.[33]

On August 30, 2022, Barrett was waived by the 49ers and signed to the practice squad the next day.[34][35] He signed a reserve/future contract on January 31, 2023.[36]

On August 29, 2023, Barrett was waived by the 49ers and re-signed to the practice squad.[37][38] He re-signed on February 14, 2024.[39]

References

  1. ^ a b "Alex Barrett" (PDF). grfx.cstv.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2017. Retrieved October 8, 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ^ a b "2017 Draft Scout Alex Barrett, San Diego State NFL Draft Scout College Football Profile". draftscout.com. Retrieved October 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "Lions sign 8 2017 NFL draft picks and 14 undrafted rookie free agents". DetroitLions.com. May 12, 2017. Archived from the original on February 3, 2018. Retrieved October 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Lions sign DE George Johnson and waive DE Alex Barrett". DetroitLions.com. September 20, 2017. Retrieved October 8, 2017.
  5. ^ "TRANSACTIONS". detroitlions.com. Archived from the original on October 9, 2017. Retrieved October 8, 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  6. ^ "Lions report 10 Reserve-Future signings". DetroitLions.com. January 1, 2018. Archived from the original on February 6, 2018.
  7. ^ "Lions establish 53-man roster". DetroitLions.com. September 1, 2018. Archived from the original on September 3, 2018. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  8. ^ "Lions awarded OL Andrew Donnal and CB Dee Virgin via waivers". DetroitLions.com. September 2, 2018. Archived from the original on September 4, 2018. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
  9. ^ "Lions sign free agent CB DeShawn Shead". DetroitLions.com. September 19, 2018.
  10. ^ "Lions sign free agent LB Kelvin Sheppard". DetroitLions.com. October 31, 2018.
  11. ^ "Lions sign free agents WR Bruce Ellington and RB Zach Zenner". DetroitLions.com. November 6, 2018.
  12. ^ "32 Players Sign New Contracts with the Alliance". AAF.com. November 9, 2018. Archived from the original on November 10, 2018. Retrieved November 9, 2018.
  13. ^ "Alex Barrett".
  14. ^ "Raiders sign defensive end Alex Barrett". Raiders.com. April 5, 2019. Archived from the original on April 5, 2019. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  15. ^ "Raiders announce transactions - 8.30.19". Raiders.com. August 30, 2019. Retrieved August 30, 2019.
  16. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. February 11, 2020.
  17. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. July 30, 2020. Retrieved July 30, 2020.
  18. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. August 2, 2020. Retrieved August 2, 2020.
  19. ^ "49ers Sign OL Spencer Long; Waive DL Alex Barrett". 49ers.com. Retrieved August 13, 2020.
  20. ^ "49ers Re-Sign DL Alex Barett; Place WR J.J. Nelson on Injured Reserve". 49ers.com. August 30, 2020.
  21. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. September 5, 2020.
  22. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. September 23, 2020. Retrieved September 23, 2020.
  23. ^ Alper, Josh (October 7, 2020). "49ers promote Alex Barrett, designate Richie James for return". NBCSports.com. Retrieved October 26, 2020.
  24. ^ "49ers Waive DL Alex Barret and CB Parnell Motley". 49ers.com. October 26, 2020. Archived from the original on October 30, 2020. Retrieved October 27, 2020.
  25. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. October 28, 2020. Retrieved November 11, 2020.
  26. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. November 28, 2020. Archived from the original on January 11, 2021. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  27. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. December 12, 2020.
  28. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. December 16, 2020. Retrieved January 27, 2021.
  29. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. December 25, 2020. Retrieved February 8, 2021.
  30. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. January 1, 2021. Retrieved February 11, 2021.
  31. ^ "49ers Announce Initial 53-Man Roster Ahead of NFL Deadline". 49ers.com. August 31, 2021.
  32. ^ "49ers Sign 13 Players to Practice Squad". 49ers.com. September 1, 2021. Archived from the original on September 3, 2021. Retrieved September 3, 2021.
  33. ^ "49ers Sign 11 Players to Reserve/Future Contracts". 49ers.com. February 2, 2022.
  34. ^ "49ers Announce 2022 Initial 53-Man Roster Ahead of NFL Deadline". 49ers.com. August 30, 2022.
  35. ^ "49ers Move Two to IR; Waive RB; Announce Practice Squad and Other Moves". 49ers.com. August 31, 2022.
  36. ^ "49ers Sign 10 Players to Reserve/Future Contracts". 49ers.com. January 31, 2023. Archived from the original on February 3, 2023. Retrieved February 4, 2023.
  37. ^ "49ers Announce Moves for Initial 53-Man Roster". 49ers.com. August 29, 2023.
  38. ^ "49ers Announce Practice Squad Moves". 49ers.com. August 30, 2023.
  39. ^ "San Francisco 49ers Sign Four Free Agents". 49ers.com. February 14, 2024.

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