Ken Barefoot

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Ken Barefoot
Date of birth:(1945-10-11) October 11, 1945 (age 68)
Place of birth:Portsmouth, Virginia
Career information
Position(s):Tight end
College:Virginia Tech
NFL Draft:1968 / Round: 5 / Pick: 113
Organizations
As player:
1968-1969Washington Redskins
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com
 
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Ken Barefoot
Date of birth:(1945-10-11) October 11, 1945 (age 68)
Place of birth:Portsmouth, Virginia
Career information
Position(s):Tight end
College:Virginia Tech
NFL Draft:1968 / Round: 5 / Pick: 113
Organizations
As player:
1968-1969Washington Redskins
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Kenneth David Barefoot (born October 11, 1945 in Portsmouth, Virginia) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Detroit Lions. He played college football at Virginia Tech and played in the 1967 Liberty Bowl in Memphis, TN. He was selected to play for the East in the 43rd EAST WEST SHRINE BOWL in San Francisco under Coach ARA PARSEGHIAN and for the South in the 19th SENIOR BOWL in Mobile, Alabama under Coach HANK STRAM. He held the record for most touchdown receptions by a tight end at VA Tech for over 35 years. Barefoot was draftedby the Washington Redskins as their 4th pick in the fifth round of the 1968 NFL Draftwhere he was coached by OTTO GRAHAM and VINCE LOMBARDI. He was inducted into the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.

Family[edit]

Barefoot married Kathleen Smith in 1966 and lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Both of his daughters (Jenifer Barefoot and Kati Barefoot Robins) graduated from Virginia Tech and his two sons (Jason Barefoot and Kenny Barefoot) played football at Virginia Tech under Coach Frank Beamer. His two oldest grandsons (Jackson Barefoot and Jason Aaron Barefoot, Jr.) continue to play high school football in Virginia. Jason Barefoot's daughter (Georgia Barefoot) is involved in Soccer, Basketball and Volleyball and Kenny Barefoot's daughter (Allie Barefoot) is involved in Softball, Basketball and Volleyball.