LSU's No. 3 quarterback behind Jordan Jefferson and Jarrett Lee heading into the 2010 season-opener ... Enrolled at LSU in January of 2010 and went through spring practice.
Local product with good size and athleticism for the quarterback position ... Graduated from University High School on the LSU campus in May of 2009 ... Sat out the fall semester and enrolled fulltime at LSU in the spring of 2010 ... Fundamentally sound with solid arm strength and good accuracy ... Led his squad to a district championship in 2008 ... An all-district performer in 2007 and 2008 ... Threw for 2,000 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior ... Also rushed for 200 yards and a pair of scores ... Passed for 1,300 yards and 11 TDs as a junior and 1,100 yards and 10 TDs as a sophomore ... Clocked at 4.7 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... Also a member of the track and field team ... Coach by Johnny Shoptaugh.
Full name is Barrett Reid Bailey ... Born Aug. 20, 1990, in Baton Rouge, La. ... Parents are Lionel and Lauren Bailey ... Has two siblings, Suzanne and Brent ... Dad played golf at Louisiana-Lafayette and grandfather played football at Northwestern State ... Plans to major in kinesiology.