Tim Barnes

St. Louis Rams

Offensive Lineman

Date Range


  • Signed a deal with the Rams through 2015
  • Signed an exclusive rights tender with the Rams {5/6/13)
  • Signed to the Rams’ active roster {9/14/12), after being released from the practice squad
  • Signed to a reserve/future contract {1/2/11),after  being signed to the practice squad {9/13/11).
  • Released from Baltimore {9/3/11), after originally signing with the Ravens {7/28/11).


ST. LOUIS (2012-present):

2013 SEASON:

  • Week 1 vs. Arizona {9/8): Saw action on special teams
  • Week 2 at Atlanta {9/15): Saw action on special teams
  • Week 3 at Dallas {9/22):Saw action on special teams
  • Week 4 vs.San Francisco{9/26):Saw action on special teams
  • Week 5 vs.Jacksonville {10/6):Saw action on special teams
  • Week 6 at Houston {10/13):Saw action on special teams
  • Week 7 at Carolina (10/20):Saw action on special teams
  • Week 8 vs.Seattle (10/28):Saw action on special teams
  • Week 9 vs.Tennessee {11/3): Saw action on special teams
  • Week 10 at Indianapolis (11/10): Saw action on special teams
  • Week 12 vs.Chicago (11/24):Saw action on special teams
  • Week 13 at San Francisco (12/1): Saw action at center for an injured Scott Wells
  • Week 14 at Arizona (12/8): Made his first NFL start at center
  • Week 15 vs.New Orleans (12/15):Started  at center…helped block for RB Zac Stacy to record 133 yards on 28 carries.
  • Week 16 vs.Tampa Bay (12/22):Started at center…part of an offensive line that helped RB Zac Stacy rack up his second consecutive game with 100-plus rushing yards
  • Week 17 at Seattle (12/29): Started at center.

2012 SEASON:

  • Saw action in 15 games on offense and special teams…vs.Washington {9/17):Saw his first NFL action on special teams.


  • Made all 13 starts for the Tigers at center as a senior in 2009
  • Part of an offensive line that gave up just 20 sacks in 13 games on the season (467 passing attempts in all)
  • Named to the watch list for the Rimington Award, which is given to the nation’s top offensive lineman
  • Earned Team Underclassmen Leadership Award
  • Earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention recognition from league coaches in 2008
  • Also earned honorable mention All-Big 12 (Coaches) and Spring Team Most Improved Offensive Lineman
  • In 2007,made the move to center before the season, where he served as understudy for Rimington finalist Adam Spieker
  • An excellent student who earned second-team Academic All-Big 12 honors for his work in the classroom
  • Redshirted in his first season in the program in 2006,working as part of the practice squad
  • One of the most highly-coveted high school prospects in the state of Missouri who was an early commitment to Mizzou, the summer prior to his junior season
  • Ranked as the No. 4 overall prospect in the state of Missouri by Rivals, and as the No.23 offensive guard prospect in the nation
  • Majored in communications


  • Earned numerous All-State, all-conference and all-district honors during his career at Pettis County Northwest High School in Hughesville,Mo
  • Excellent all-around athlete who was a four-year letter winner in basketball and a two-year letterman in baseball,in addition to his exploits on the gridiron
  • Also earned 1st-Team all-conference and all-district honors in basketball, as well
  • Parents are Jeff and Becky Barnes