Tiki  Barber

Tiki Barber

Tiki Barber, a native of Roanoke, VA and 1997 graduate of the University of Virginia, is the 2nd all-time leading rusher in Cavalier history. He was named ACC Player of the Year and 1st Team All-Academic in 1996. In the 1997 NFL draft, Barber was selected in the 2nd round by the New York Giants where he played running back for the duration of his NFL career (1997-2006). Barber led the Giants in rushing from the start of the 2002 season to the end of the 2006 season, making him the 22nd player in the NFL to rush for over 10,000 yards in his career. During his 10-year career with the Giants, he was selected to 3 Pro-Bowls, 2004, 2005 and 2006 and retired as the all-time reception and rushing leader with 327 carries for 1,662 yards, 10,449 rushing yards, 68 touchdowns (55 rushing, 12 receiving, 1 punt return), and 5,183 receiving yards. He started in all 16 games during the 2005 and 2006 seasons. Following his retirement, Barber served as a correspondent for NBC’s Today Show and an analyst on Football Night in America/Sunday Night Football. Barber currently serves a football analyst for Yahoo Sports.