Biography: Two-year starter at cornerback who also saw brief action at wide receiver as a sophomore. Senior totals included 35 tackles and five pass defenses. Registered 55 tackles/2 interceptions/6 pass breakups as a junior.
Positives: Adequately sized cornerback who is best suited to play in a zone system. Quick up the field to help defend the run and wraps up when tackling. Looks fluid flipping his hips in transition and works to keep the action in front of him.
Negatives: Very quick out of his backpedal, but struggles staying downfield with receivers. Does too much trailing in man coverage situations. Late reacting to the ball.
Analysis: Barfield has the size but marginal ball skills make him a prospect who probably has to prove himself on special teams to make a roster.
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