Barrett signs with Eastern Michigan
Dec. 2019 - Checotah four-sport standout athlete Jacob Barrett signed his letter of intent to play football for Eastern Michigan. The 6’2”, 185-pound senior played both quarterback and defensive back and returned punts and kick offs for the Wildcats. He was a huge factor in leading Checotah to a 9-3 season.
Barrett was 61/111 for 1,115 yards and 12 touchdowns. He also ran the ball 113 times for 1,064 yards for 15 touchdowns, averaging 9.4 yards per carry. He made 91 tackles and five interceptions. He had nine kickoff returns for 380 yards with two touchdowns, averaging 42.2 yards per return and had 12 punt returns for 168 yards.
“We’re just really proud of Jacob. He deserves all the accolades he receives. He has a great work ethic on and off the field and we could not be more proud of him,” Checotah assistant coach Tom Butler said.