Barry Oates Athlete Profile

#83 Barry Oates

Position: Defensive End Height: 6-4 Weight: 235 Roster Years: 1979-1982 Hometown: Albany, GA

Personal

Parents are Robert and Moneta...served an LDS mission to San Antonio, Texas...married Karen Kay James...followed brothers Brad and Bart to BYU's football team...majoring in accounting.

Before BYU

Lettered three years at Albany High...brother Bart was center on the squad, Barry was tight end...team was ranked nationally.



1979 | Freshman Year

Played with the jayvee.

1980 | Sophomore Year

Saw backup varsity action...Academic All-WAC.

1981 | Junior Year

Academic All-WAC...was selected as defensive lineman of the game by the coaches for his performance against UNLV.