Anquin Barnes signed a National Letter of Intent with Alabama on Wednesday, December 16. Look inside to get the scoop on this exciting addition to the 2021 Alabama class.
Anquin Barnes Profile
Anquin Barnes is a 6-foot-5, 300 pound defensive lineman from Montgomery, Alabama. Barnes is rated 3 stars by Rivals.com and 3 stars by 247sports.com. According to Rivals.com, Barnes committed to Alabama on April 17, 2020.
Barnes is considered one of the top 2021 high school football prospects in the state of Alabama. Barnes helped lead the Alabama team to a win in the Alabama-Mississippi high school all-star game.
In addition to Alabama, some of Barnes‘s more notable offers included Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Auburn, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Nebraska, USC, West Virginia and Memphis.
Anquin is one of 22 known 2021 football commits for Alabama. This number will likely change due to additional commits or decommits. For a complete list of all the Alabama‘s commits and signees check out our 14Powers.com’s 2021 SEC football commit lists.
Anquin Barnes Scouting Report
Anquin Barnes is a big time run stopper and Sports Illustrated All American candidate. Size and skill set to be a solid power five starter with NFL potential. Good reaction skills. Uses powerful upper body to get off blocks and closes in on the carrier quickly. Also makes it hard to get away from him. Excellent penetration when recognizing pass. Drives blockers with athletic lower body. As shown below at the 01:16 mark in the video below, Barnes is excellent at ripping away from attempted blockers to make the stop. He has some quickness to him and uses hands well to leverage his body against opposing defenders. (DT Yates)
Anquin Barnes Highlights