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    Bob Barz
    Bob Barz

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lisle, Ill.

    High School:
    Benet Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 237

    Position:
    LB

    Birthdate:
    04/21/1980

    Eligibility:
    Sr.



    2001: Played in three games on NU's special teams ... Had one solo tackle vs. Iowa.

    2000: Saw action at quarterback vs. Duke ... Switched to linebacker during the season ... Played the final four games on special teams ... Did not record a tackle.

    1999: Played in his first collegiate game against Minnesota ... Completed two of six passes for 38 yards.

    1998: Did not see any game action.

    High School: Named all-state and all-conference after his junior and senior years ... Conference Player of the Year in 1996 ... Team MVP ... Team captain in 1997 ... Chicago Tribune Player of the Week ... Lisle Sun Player of the Year in 1996 ... Passed for 3,847 yards and 39 touchdowns in his three-year varsity career ... Lettered five times as a prep (3-football, 2-baseball) ... High school football coach was Gary Goforth ... Four-year honor roll student ... Illinois state scholar.

    Personal: Born Robert John Barz on 4/21/80 ... Son of Bill and Margaret Barz ... Biomedical engineering major.