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Players

Barry Cofield
NT #96
Height:
6-4
Weight:
303
Age:
30
College:
Northwestern
Hometown:
Cleveland Heights OH
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
7
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
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Transaction:

  • Originally selected by the New York Giants in the fourth round (124th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.
  • Signed with the Redskins as a free agent on July 30, 2011.

Transaction:

  • Originally selected by the New York Giants in the fourth round (124th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft.
  • Signed with the Redskins as a free agent on July 30, 2011.

PRO

  • Was one of the key signings of Washington's 2011 free agent class and started at nose tackles in all 54 regular season games and one postseason game played by the team from 2011-13 since his signing.
  • Voted by his teammates as defensive captain at midseason in 2012 and was elected again in 2013.
  • Enters 2014 having played in 127 career games with 126 starts.
  • Credited by STATS, LLC with 304 career tackles (203 solo), 18.5 sacks, 26 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.
  • Had 14 passes defensed from 2011-12, second most by any NFC defensive lineman.

2013 (Redskins)

  • Named as a defensive captain prior to the season.
  • Started all 16 games at nose tackle for third consecutive season.
  • Amassed 32 total tackles, 2.5 sacks, a pass defensed and a fumble recovery.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Started all 16 regular season games at nose tackle for the second consecutive year.
  • Voted by his teammates as a defensive captain at midseason.
  • Credited by coaches with 54 tackles (27 solo) and 35 quarterback pressures in addition to 2.5 sacks, five passes defensed and one forced fumble.

2011 (Redskins)

  • Transitioned to nose tackle and started and played in all 16 games.
  • Notched 63 tackles (27 solo), three sacks and one fumble recovery.
  • Posted a career-high eight passes defensed.
  • Helped linebacker London Fletcher lead the NFL with 166 tackles.
  • Recorded six tackles (two solo) in his first game with the Redskins.

2010 (Giants)

  • Played in all 16 regular season games with 16 starts.
  • Totaled 54 tackles (40 solo).

2009 (Giants)

  • Played and started in 16 games.
  • Recorded 35 tackles (23 solo).
  • Notched a season-high five tackles (three solo) vs. Atlanta.

2008 (Giants)

  • Played and started in 15 games and one postseason start.
  • Posted four tackles, one quarterback hurry and one quarterback hit in the NFL Divisional Playoff Game.
  • Inactive for one game (knee injury).
  • Forced his first career fumble.
  • Recorded his first multi-sack season, finishing the season with three.

2007 (Giants)

  • Played in 16 regular season games with 15 started and four postseason games with four starts.
  • Started in the Super Bowl and recorded one tackle (one solo).
  • Recorded only sack of the season at Philadelphia.

2006 (Giants)

  • Played and started in all 16 games as a rookie.
  • Became the first Giants rookie since 1981 to start all 16 games.
  • Recorded his first sack at Atlanta.
  • Played in his first career postseason game at Philadelphia.

 

College

  • Played collegiately at Northwestern.
  • Saw action in 49 games with 36 starts, starting 36 of his last 37 games.
  • Earned All-Big Ten Second-Team honors in 2005 as a senior.
  • Finished with 197 tackles (88 solo), six and a half sacks for minus 22 yards and 15.5 stops for losses of 38 yards, 18 quarterback pressures with 8 pass deflections and a 16-yard interception return, recovered three fumbles and forced four others.
  • Posted five and a half of his six and a half sacks and 11.5 of his 15.5 stops behind the line of scrimmage in his last two years.
  • Played in every game as a true freshman in 2002 and registered 36 tackles (14 solo) with two stops for losses while causing and recovering a fumble in 12 contests.
  • Earned a starting job at left defensive end as a sophomore and had 46 tackles (19 solo) in 13 contests. He added one sack, two stops for losses, six quarterback pressures, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
  • Adapted to playing right defensive tackle in 2004, when he started 11 games, collected 52 tackles with three and a half sacks and five stops behind the line of scrimmage. He added five pressures and batted away three passes.

 

Personal

  • Volunteered at the 2013 All-Star Survivors Celebration at Redskins Park.
  • Attended the Champions for Children fundraiser gala benefitting the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation.
  • Attended New York Presbyterian Hospital's International Year of the Lungs fundraiser gala.
  • Attended the Giants Kickoff Luncheon benefitting St. Vincent's Medical Center.
  • Donated tickets in 2012 to Washington, D.C. metropolitan area elementary schools.
  • Participated in NFL Network's Keep Gym in School campaign to increase physical activity and to teach children skills for a healthy life.
  • Recently started the Barry and Kendra Cofield Youth Foundation, which uses athletics as a way to help kids become productive citizens and leaders in their communities.
  • Played at Cleveland Heights (Ohio) High School.
  • Was a Super Prep All-Midwest Region and 2nd-team All- State defensive end in 2001.
  • Earned 1st-team All-Lake Erie League and All-District honors.
  • Registered 84 tackles, 19 stops behind the line of scrimmage, 12 sacks and 6 pass deflections his senior season.
  • All-League and honorable mention All-District basketball player (11 ppg, 8 rpg, 5 apg. Also lettered in baseball and track, boasting an 11.75 clocking in the 100-meter dash.
  • Was a Communication Studies/Sociology major.
  • Married to wife, Kendra, with two sons, Barry III and Bradley.
  • Son of Cathy Cofield…Born Barry Joseph Cofield Jr. on March 19, 1984.

 

 

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 310 206 104 19.5 0 26 0 0 -- 0 0 3 3
2014 WAS 7 3 7 5 2 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 WAS 16 16 32 17 15 2.5 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2012 WAS 16 16 36 15 21 2.5 -- 6 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2011 WAS 16 16 25 15 10 3.0 -- 8 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2010 NYG 16 16 54 39 15 4.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2009 NYG 16 16 35 23 12 1.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2008 NYG 15 15 43 31 12 3.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2007 NYG 16 15 34 29 5 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2006 NYG 16 16 44 32 12 1.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @HOU L 6-17 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 TB L 7-27 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @SF L 13-17 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @IND L 27-49 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 STL L 0-24 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @NYG L 13-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 PHI W 27-24 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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