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GET TO KNOW: Linebacker Derrick Barnes


Derrick Barnes: D Barnes.


Barnes: Covington, Kentucky.

If a Lions fan were to come to your hometown, the first place you would take them is ... ?

Barnes: I would take them to LaRosa's. The best pizza in the world.

College major?

Barnes: Selling and sales management.

Favorite movie?

Barnes: Friday.

Favorite TV show?

Barnes: Everybody Hates Chris.

Favorite emoji?

Barnes: The laughing crying emoji.

Favorite meal?

Barnes: Steak and shrimp.

View photos of Lions' fourth-round pick Derrick Barnes from the 2021 offseason

Last thing you purchased?

Barnes: A pair of shoes.

What would your entrance music be?

Barnes: Shooting Star by Rod Wave.

Any hidden talents?

Barnes: I'm really good at Euchre.

If you weren't playing football, what would you be doing?

Barnes: I'd probably be an actor.

If you could have any super power, what would it be?

Barnes: The ability to read people's minds.

If you could play any other NFL position, what would you play?

Barnes: Running back, because I grew up playing running back.

Favorite place to travel?

Barnes: California. I love California - the weather, the people.

One person you'd like to meet?

Barnes: Ray Lewis.

Favorite athlete of all time?

Barnes: Ray Lewis.