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    95Alex Barbir

    Class: R-Senior Position: K Height: 5-10 Weight: 225 Previous School: South Forsyth HS (Penn State) Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga.

    2020 (Jr.):
    • Starting kicker for all 11 games
    • VaSID All-State second team honoree
    • Phil Steele Postseason All-Independent second team
    • Led the Flames with 89 points scored
    • Ranked No. 27 in the country in total points
    • Ranked No. 44 in the country in field goals per game (1.18)
    • Finished the season connecting on 13-of-20 field goal attempts (65.0 percent)
    • Connected on two game winning field goals during his first year at Liberty
    • Knocked down a 51-yard field goal with one second left in regulation to secure Liberty’s first-ever win at Virginia Tech
    • Connected on a 44-yard field goal in overtime to help Liberty defeat No. 9/11 Coastal Carolina in the FBC Mortgage Cure Bowl
    • Also finished the season 50-of-52 on point after attempts
    • Averaged 58.9 yards per kickoff (78 kickoffs for 4,597 yards)
    • 25 kickoffs resulted in touchbacks
    • Scored eight or more points in five games
    • Connected on a season-high three field goals in a win over FIU
    • Scored a season-high 10 points against Western Carolina

    Previous School:
    • Transferred to Liberty from Penn State
    • Redshirted during the 2016 season
    • Saw playing time against Akron, Georgia State and Maryland during the 2017 season
    • Finished the season with six kickoffs for 367 yards, averaging 61.7 yards per kickoff
    • Transferred to Liberty following the 2017 season, but did not play football with the Flames during the 2018 and 2019 seasons

    Prep:
    • Graduated from South Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga.
    • Four-year letterman at South Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga.
    • Helped the War Eagles reach state elite eight as a senior
    • Converted 14-of-19 field goal attempts during junior and senior seasons
    • Had 125-of-140 kickoff attempts go for touchbacks during his junior and senior years
    • Two-time all-state selection
    • Three-time all-county and All-Region 6 selection
    • Converted on a school-record 56-yard field goal in his junior year
    • Played in Elite Jr. Classic and Offense-Defense All-American Bowl
    • Rated a three-star prospect by all four major recruiting services – ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports
    • At kicker nationally, ranked seventh by 247Sports, No. 15 by ESPN and No. 17 by Scout
    • Ranked as the second-best kicker in the state of Georgia and sixth-best in the south by Scout
    • Also earned one letter each in track and soccer

    Personal:
    • Son of Hope and Daniel Barbir
    • Birthday is August 17
    • Graduated with a degree in interdisciplinary studies in May 2021

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