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Prowling The Roster: #48 Joe Barrett

We're counting down the days to Villanova's season opener by profiling every player on the roster.

#48 LB Joe Barrett

Freshman, 6'2" 225 lbs.

West Chester, PA

2012 Stats: Barrett is a true freshman in 2013.

Depth Chart Position: Barrett is a redshirt candidate with Villanova's impressive depth at linebacker entering 2013.

How He Came To Villanova: Barrett starred at Malvern Prep, helping the team to a 6-5 record during his senior season. His high school teammate Jordan Andrews is heading to Delaware to play defensive end, adding a personal rivalry to Villanova-Delaware.

Expected Output In 2013: It wouldn't be a surprise to see Barrett spend the year on the sidelines and in the weight room while participating in scout team duties. While there are also a few freshman surprises (ahem, Dillon Lucas), Villanova's depth at LB is as good as it has been in years.