Football

BarionBrown

  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 166
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
  • High school Pearl-Cohn

High School
• A five-star prospect who ranked as high as the No. 2 wide receiver nationally and No. 2 prospect in Tennessee by on3.com
• The all-around athlete played several positions for head coach Tony Brunetti at Pearl-Cohn High School, including quarterback, running back, receiver, defensive back and kick returner during his senior season
• Earned the Tennessee Titans Class 4A Mr. Football Award
• Finished his senior year with 897 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns on 59 carries
• Also caught 22 passes for 303 yards and three scores
• Defensively, had 24 tackles with two for loss
• Helped lead the Firebirds to an 11-2 overall record with a second-place finish in Class 4A Region 5
• Selected to the All-American Bowl’s East roster
• Also excelled on the track and fi eld team as a back-to-back state Tennessee state champion in the 100- and 200-meter dash
• Is Pearl-Cohn’s record holder in both events
• His 10.49 second Ɵ me in the 100-meters in spring of 2021 is the third-fastest TSSAA state meet time since 1985, in any class
• Named Track Player of the Year
• Chose Kentucky over Alabama, TCU and LSU

Personal
• Name is pronounced “BEAR-ee-ON”
• Born in Nashville, Tennessee
• Son of Shomika Brown and Barry Moore
• Has one brother, Erion

Barion Says
• His nickname is “B7”
• He chose Kentucky because he just loved everything about it
• One word to describe him on the field is “unbelievable”
• Other than playing football, his dream job is to become a coach
• If he could eat one meal for the rest of his life it would be pizza

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