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Baron Huber
Baron  Huber


Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 249

Running Back/ Tight End


Career Stats

OUTLOOK: Baron Huber is expected to see time at tight end and fullback while continuing his production on special teams for the Crimson Tide in 2009 ... a bruising 250-pound blocker who is excellent at the point of attack and in short-yardage situations ... spent most of spring practice in 2009 learning the tight end position ... the senior has played in 36 games during his Alabama career, including during the 2007 season at Vanderbilt ... has two career receptions for eight yards ... won the Derrick Thomas Community Service Award following spring practice in 2009.

2008 (JUNIOR): Huber was the first fullback on the field for Alabama in 2008 ... helped a running game that averaged 184.6 yards per game to rank third in the SEC ... was a staple on the kickoff return unit ... played in all 14 games. Clemson: Huber helped clear a path for 239 rushing yards in the Crimson Tide's 34-10 win over the Tigers in the opener. Tulane: He played but did not get a carry. Western Kentucky: Huber saw action at fullback and helped pave the way to a season-high 281 rushing yards. Arkansas: He helped the Tide roll up a season-high 328 yards rushing. Georgia: Huber led the way to 129 yards rushing as Glen Coffee piled up 86 yards on 23 carries and two touchdowns ... helped the Tide punch in four rushing touchdowns vs. the No. 3 Bulldogs. Kentucky: He again led the way for 282 yards rushing as Alabama ran over the Wildcats' 13th-ranked rush defense. Mississippi: Huber played on special teams and helped account for 107 yards of rushing as a team. Tennessee: He played on special teams on the kickoff return team and was the lead fullback on short-yardage and goal line situations. Arkansas State: Huber played but did not record any statistics. LSU: He played on the kickoff return team vs. the Tigers. Mississippi State: Huber saw action on the kickoff return unit and as a blocking fullback in short yardage situations ... helped clear the way for Mark Ingram's one-yard touchdown run. Auburn: He again was the lead back in short yardage situations and blocked on the kickoff return team. Florida: Huber played on special teams and at fullback. Sugar Bowl vs. Utah: He played but did not record any statistics.

2007 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 13 games, with one start to his credit against Vanderbilt ... had one catch for four yards on the season and a tackle on special teams ... recorded the reception against Western Carolina ... made a tackle against No. 3 LSU.

2006 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in nine games, mostly on special teams ... caught his first career pass against Florida International for four yards ... missed the final four games of the season after suffering an ankle injury.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Played at Central High School in Knoxville before transferring to Powell for his senior season ... had over 120 tackles, forced six fumbles, had three fumble recoveries on defense as a senior ... also accounted for five touchdowns, four as a receiver and one rushing, in his senior campaign ... was a defensive end at Central as a junior, finishing with 112 tackles, two interceptions, six forced fumbles and a recovery ... full name is Baron Owens Huber ... born Oct. 3, 1986.