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For the disambiguation, see Marion Barber.
Marion Barber, Jr.
Personal Information
Running back
Jersey #(s)
Born December 6 1959 (1959-12-06) (age 62)
Career information
Year(s) 19821988
NFL Draft 1981 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30
College Minnesota
Professional teams
Career stats
Rushing attempts-yards 74-317
Receptions-yards 25-209
Touchdowns 4
Stats at
Career highlights and awards

  • No notable achievements

Marion Sylvester Barber, Jr. (born December 6, 1959 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) is a former American football running back. He played for the New York Jets of the NFL from 1982 to 1988. He attended the University of Minnesota and graduated with a degree in youth studies in 2017.[1]

Early years

Barber attended Chadsey High School in Detroit, Michigan, and is the son of Marion Sylvester Barber.

Personal Life

He is the father of current Chicago Bears Pro Bowl running back Marion Barber III and Houston Texans safety Dominique Barber, both of whom also played at Minnesota.