Derek Barnett
Derek Barnett

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Name: Derek Barnett
Occupation: Football Player
Current Team: Philadelphia Eagles
Gender: Male
Birth Day: June 25, 1996
Age: 24
Birth Place: Nashville, United States
Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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Derek Barnett

Derek Barnett was born on June 25, 1996 in Nashville, United States (24 years old). Derek Barnett is a Football Player, zodiac sign: Cancer. Derek Barnett plays for the team Philadelphia Eagles. Find out Derek Barnettnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Brief Info

1st round selection of the Philadelphia Eagles who was drafted by the organization to be an edge rusher opposite Brandon Graham. He was First-team All-SEC in 2016 as a member of the Tennessee Volunteers.


He made the All-SEC Freshman Team in 2014.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020


Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

He was a four-star recruit coming out of high school. He played for Brentwood Academy.

Biography Timeline


Barnett attended Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, Tennessee. As a senior, he had 60 tackles (18 for loss) and 5.5 sacks. He was rated by the recruiting network as a four-star recruit. In 2013, he committed to the University of Tennessee to play college football under head coach Butch Jones.


Overall, Barnett played in all 13 games and made 10 starts in the 2014 season. He finished the season with school true freshman records of 10 sacks and 20.5 tackles for loss. Both Barnett and Myles Garrett, of Texas A&M broke Jadeveon Clowney's SEC freshman sack record, which had previously been 8.0.


Barnett became the first true freshman defensive lineman to start the season opener in Tennessee history. In the season opener against Utah State at Neyland Stadium, Barnett had three total tackles in the home victory. In the following week against Arkansas State, he had his first career collegiate sack in the home victory. In Barnett's first game against a conference opponent, he totaled eight tackles against Georgia in a loss at Sanford Stadium in the annual rivalry game. Against the Chattanooga Mocs, he had his first career collegiate fumble recovery in the home victory. Against Ole Miss, he had his first multi-sack game of his collegiate career with 2.0 in the road loss at Vaught–Hemingway Stadium. In addition, he recorded ten total tackles. On November 1, against South Carolina, Barnett had a season-high three sacks to go along with five total tackles in the overtime win at Williams-Brice Stadium. Barnett would be an instrumental asset for the Volunteers in making a bowl game for the first time since the 2010 season. In the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl against Iowa, Barnett had three total tackles in the 45–28 victory at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida.


Barnett started the 2015 season with a four-tackle performance against Bowling Green at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. In the home opener against the Oklahoma Sooners, Barnett had a career day with 15 total tackles, of which 1.5 was for loss, and one sack in the 2OT loss to the Sooners. Against Western Carolina, he had a forced fumble in the home victory over the Catamounts. Against Georgia at Neyland Stadium, Barnett had seven total tackles and a sack in the Volunteers's first win over the Bulldogs in several years. Against Alabama in their annual rivalry game, Barnett recorded a sack against the eventual National Champions at Bryant–Denny Stadium in a narrow 19–14 loss. In the following week against Kentucky, Barnett had his first multi-sack game of the season with two against the Wildcats in the road victory at Commonwealth Stadium. On November 28, against Vanderbilt, Barnett recorded two sacks in the home victory over their in-state rival. In 2016 Outback Bowl against Northwestern, Barnett had eight total tackles and a sack in the 45–6 victory at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

Barnett started his junior season with a seven-tackle performance in an overtime home victory over Appalachian State. In the 2016 Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol against Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway, he had one tackle in the highly anticipated neutral site game. In the annual rivalry game against SEC East rival Florida at Neyland Stadium, Barnett had five total tackles and two sacks in the Volunteers's first victory over the Gators since 2004. Against Georgia at Sanford Stadium, Barnett had five total tackles and two sacks for the second straight game, and in addition, recorded a crucial forced fumble, off of quarterback Jacob Eason, that was recovered by teammate Corey Vereen for a defensive touchdown. Against Texas A&M at Kyle Field, Barnett had six total tackles and a sack in the Volunteers' first loss of the season. Against Alabama the following week, Barnett had three total tackles, a sack, and an interception off of quarterback Jalen Hurts in the Volunteers' 49–10 home loss. Two weeks later, Barnett recorded three sacks against South Carolina . In the last three games of the regular season, which were against Kentucky at home, Missouri at home, and Vanderbilt on the road at Vanderbilt Stadium, Barnett would record one sack in each game. Tennessee finished with an 8-4 record and appeared in a bowl game at the end of the season.

On December 30, 2016, in the 2016 Music City Bowl at Nissan Stadium, Barnett broke the University of Tennessee career sack record of 32.0, which was formerly held by Pro Football Hall of Famer Reggie White, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles, the NFL team that eventually drafted Barnett. In the bowl game, Barnett recorded six total tackles and a sack, which was the record-breaker. After the season, Barnett decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.


Coming out of Tennessee, Barnett was projected to be a first round pick by the majority of NFL draft experts and scouts. He received an invitation to the NFL Combine, but opted to skip the bench press, short shuttle, and three-cone drill due to a stomach bug. On March 31, 2017, Barnett participated at Tennessee's pro day and ran drills for around 100 scouts and team representatives from all 32 NFL teams attended to watch Barnett perform all of the combine and positional drills. He was ranked the fourth best defensive end by ESPN and was ranked the third best defensive end prospect by Sports Illustrated, NFL media analyst Bucky Brooks,, and Pro Football Focus.

The Philadelphia Eagles selected Barnett in the first round (14th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft, using the pick acquired by trading Sam Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings. He was the third defensive end to be selected, behind Myles Garrett (1st overall, Browns) and Solomon Thomas (3rd overall, 49ers). Barnett was the first of six Tennessee Volunteers to be selected in the 2017 NFL Draft.

On June 2, 2017, the Philadelphia Eagles signed him to a fully guaranteed four-year, $12.85 million contract with a signing bonus of $7.48 million.

He made his professional regular season debut during the Eagles' season-opener again the Washington Redskins and recorded two solo tackles in a 30-17 victory. In Week 6, Barnett collected two solo tackles and was credited with half a sack on Carolina Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton during a 28–23 victory. His sack on Cam Newton marked the first one of his career. In Week 7, against the Washington Redskins, he recorded three tackles and had his first career game with multiple sacks with two. In Week 11, against the Dallas Cowboys, he recorded another two-sack game in the 37–9 victory. In Week 16, he recorded his first career touchdown on a 23-yard fumble recovery in the 19–10 victory over the Oakland Raiders. He finished his rookie season in 2017 with 21 combined tackles (18 solo) and five sacks in 15 games and zero starts.


The Philadelphia Eagles finished atop the NFC East with a 13–3 record, clinching home field advantage and a first round bye. On January 13, 2018, Barnett appeared in his first career playoff game and helped the Eagles defeat the Atlanta Falcons 15–10 in the NFC Divisional Round. The following week, Barnett had two solo tackles and had a strip sack on quarterback Case Keenum during a 38–7 victory against the Minnesota Vikings. On February 4, 2018, he recovered a fumble caused by Brandon Graham after Graham had a strip/sack on Tom Brady in the Eagles' 41–33 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. This marked the Eagles' first Super Bowl victory in franchise history.


In the 2019 season, Barnett appeared in 14 games and recorded 6.5 sacks, 30 total tackles, 10 tackles-for-loss, 22 quarterback hits, and two forced fumbles.


On April 28, 2020, the Eagles exercised the fifth-year option on Barnett's contract.

Family Life

Derek was raised by a single mother named Christine Barnett.

Net Worth Comparison

Team Philadelphia Eagles Net Worth / Salary
# Name Age Net Worth Salary Nationality
#1 Derek Barnett 24 N/A N/A United States
#2 Jalen Hurts 22 N/A N/A United States
#3 DeSean Jackson 34 $14 Million N/A United States
#4 Darren Sproles 37 N/A N/A United States
#5 Darius Slay 29 $25 Million N/A United States
#6 Carson Wentz 28 $45 Million N/A United States
#7 Alshon Jeffery 30 N/A $13,000,000 United States
#8 Nigel Bradham 31 N/A N/A United States
#9 Rodney McLeod 30 N/A N/A United States
#10 Sidney Jones IV 24 N/A N/A United States
#11 Vinny Curry 32 N/A N/A United States
#12 Zach Ertz 30 $16 Million N/A United States
#13 Cory Joel Clement 26 N/A N/A United States
#14 Fletcher Cox 30 $30 Million N/A United States
#15 Javon Hargrave 27 N/A N/A United States
#16 Josh McCown 41 $16 Million N/A United States
#17 Marquise Goodwin 30 N/A N/A United States
#18 Shelton Gibson 26 N/A N/A United States
#19 Malik Jackson 30 N/A N/A United States
#20 Lane Johnson 30 $4 Million N/A United States
#21 Jason Peters 38 $20 Million N/A United States
#22 Jason Kelce 33 N/A N/A United States
#23 Jalen Mills 26 N/A N/A United States
#24 Cre'Von LeBlanc 26 N/A N/A United States
#25 Brandon Graham 32 N/A N/A United States

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