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Marion Barber

Marion Sylvester Barber III (born June 10, 1983) is a retired American football running back in the National Football League. After playing college football for the Minnesota Golden Gophers, he was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2007 during his six-year tenure with the Cowboys. He played for the Chicago Bears in 2011. He is the older brother of former Houston Texans safety Dominique Barber and the son of former New York Jets running back Marion Barber, Jr. Barber attended Wayzata High School located in Plymouth, Minnesota and was a standout in football, baseball and track. In football, he was a SuperPrep and PrepStar All-Midwest and consensus All-State honoree as a senior running back and as a defensive back. During his last season with the Trojans, he amassed 1,778 rushing yards with 18 touchdowns and led his team with 10 interceptions (3 of which came against Gatorade National Player of the Year and future Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer). In baseball, he was an Honorable Mention All-Conference center fielder. In his first and only track season, Barber qualified for the 2001 Minnesota State Class AA

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Ex-NFL Star Marion Barber -- Former Teammates Concerned ... 'He Needs Help'

Ex-NFL Star Marion Barber
Former Teammates Concerned 'He Needs Help'

Marion Barber's former NFL teammates tell TMZ Sports they're "shocked" by the details of the former superstar's handgun-in-a-church arrest ... and are hoping he gets the help he… READ MORE >

Ex-NFL Star Marion Barber -- FLASHED LOADED GUN IN CHURCH ... Cops Say

Ex-NFL Star Marion Barber
FLASHED LOADED GUN IN CHURCH ... Cops Say

Former NFL running back Marion Barber brought a LOADED HANDGUN into a church and flashed it to churchgoers ... this according to a police report obtained by TMZ Sports. We broke the story ...… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Marion Barber -- 5 Cop Cars Responded to Arrest Scene

Marion Barber
5 Cop Cars Responded to Arrest Scene

Five marked police cars responded to the scene where former NFL star Marion Barber was arrested Sunday ... and TMZ Sports has a photo. We broke the story ... Barber was taken into custody in… READ MORE >

- 96 days ago
Marion Barber Arrested -- Ex-Cowboys Star Held For 'Mental Detention & Observation'

Marion Barber
Ex-Cowboys Star Arrested 'Mental Detention and Observation'

Marion Barber III -- former Dallas Cowboys running back -- was arrested in Texas yesterday ... TMZ Sports has confirmed. According to police records, Barber was arrested just after 8PM on… READ MORE >

- 96 days ago
NFL Star Marion Barber Detained at Bev Hills Hotel

NFL Star Marion Barber Detained at Bev Hills Hotel

UPDATE: TMZ has obtained footage of Barber carrying his baggage out of the hotel. Marion didn't say a word about the police incident this morning ... but he did pose for a photo with a kid. Dallas… READ MORE >

- 1307 days ago

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