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Jake Barnes


Events: Team Roping (Heading)
Born: 4/4/1959 Huntsville, Texas
Joined PRCA: 1980
PRCA Career Earnings: $2,372,010.00
World Titles Won: 7 (1985-89, 1992, 1994)
WNFR Qualifications: 27 (1980-95, 1998-99, 2002-05, 2007-08, 2011, 2014-2015)
Current Residence: Scottsdale, Ariz.

2015 world standings place: 16th
2015 earnings: $76,911
Wrangler NFR average titles: 3 (1985, 1994, 2007)
Tour Finale titles: 1
   Summer: 2005
Tour Finale qualifications: 11
   Winter: 2004-05
   Summer: 2003-05
   Championship: 2003-05, 2007-08, 2014
RNCFR titles: 4 (1987, 1989, 1995-96)
RNCFR qualifications: 12 ( 1987-93, 1995-96, 1998-99, 2014)
Education: Eastern New Mexico University (Portales) 

Professional
2015 Highlights -  with Junior Nogueira
• Suffered a brain injury and broken ankle before the Wrangler NFR when his horse fell on him in the practice pen, and was replaced by JoJo LeMond
• Won the Chief Joseph (Ore.) Days
• Won the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede Champions Challenge
• Won the Ramona (Calif.) Rodeo
Career Highlights
• 2014: (Partner Junior Nogueira) Placed in six rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo en route to finishing second in the average standings. Won the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo; the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.); the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah); the Cave Creek (Ariz.) Fiesta Days Rodeo; the Crooked River Roundup (Prineville, Ore.) and the Springville (Calif.) Sierra Rodeo. Finished fifth in the world standings with $148,045
• 2013: Won La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.), with Walt Woodard; finished 73rd in the world standings with $13,212 in limited appearances
• 2012: Won the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo, with Jhett Johnson; the Parada del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.), with Paul Eaves and the Lakeside (Calif.) Rodeo, with Tyler Getzwller. Finished 34th in the world standings with $28,963
• 2011 (Partner Walt Woodard): Placed in four rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo; won the 115th Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days Rodeo; the Rooftop Rodeo (Estes Park, Colo.); the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.); co-champion at the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.); won the Pioneer Days Rodeo (Clovis, N.M.), with Anthony Calmelat; the Ramona (Calif.) Rodeo, with Anthony Calmelat; co-champion at the Roots 'N' Boots ProRodeo (Queen Creek, Ariz.), with Anthony Calmelat. Finished sixth in the world standings with $139,760
• 2010: Finished 116th in the world standings with $7,857
• 2009: Finished 71st in the world standings with $12,337 
• 2008: Placed third in Rounds 5 and 10 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, with Clay O'Brien Cooper. Finished 14th in the world standings with earnings of $86,272. Won the Flagstaff (Ariz.) Pine Country Pro Rodeo, with Kyon Sayer
• 2007: (Partner Clay O’Brien Cooper) Won the Clark County Fair and Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.); the Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo (<st1:country-region w:st="on">Moab</st1:country-region>, Utah); the Snake River Stampede (Nampa, Idaho) and the Puyallup (Wash.) Pro Rodeo (second round, Tour Playoffs)
• 2006: Won the Puyallup (Wash.) Pro Rodeo and the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show & Rodeo (Union), with Dean Tuftin
• 2005: (Partner Kory Koontz) Won the Summer Tour Finale (Omaha, Neb.); the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup Rodeo and California Rodeo Salinas; qualified for the Tour Championships after finishing third at the Winter Tour Finale. Won the Tour Round at the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo. Co-champion at the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo. During the fifth performance of the 2005 Wrangler NFR, he suffered a right thumb amputation that occurred at the top joint of the thumb, forcing him out of the competition; doctors were unable to reattach his thumb. Won $17,921 through Round 5 at the Wrangler NFR; finished eighth in the world standings for the year with $106,017
• 2004: (Partner Allen Bach) Finished fifth in the world with $134,685 and was 14th in the Wrangler NFR average, picking up $60,779; co-champion at La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.); semifinalist at the Winter Tour Finale (Las Vegas, Nev.); finished second at the Summer Tour Finale (Omaha, Neb.) and third at the Tour Championships (Dallas). Won Round 3 at the Wrangler NFR with a time of 5.5 seconds and tied for the win in Round 10 with a time of 4.0
• 2003: Won the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs, Colo.); the Puyallup (Wash.) Rodeo and the Pendleton (Ore.) Round-up, with partner Boogie Ray; was high-point winner on the Summer Tour. Won Round 6 of the Wrangler NFR with a 3.9-second run and Round 9 with a 4.2, with partner Allen Bach; finished second in the average and earned $81,079 in Las Vegas. Finished second in the world standings with $144,768
• 2002: (Partner Clay O’Brien Cooper) Won the Prescott (Ariz.) Frontier Days Rodeo and the Cheyenne (Wyo.) Frontier Days Rodeo
• 1999: (Partner Clay O’Brien Cooper) Won the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo (Denver)
• 1998: (Partner John Paul Lucero) Won the Turquoise Circuit Finals Rodeo
• 1994: (Partner Clay O’Brien Cooper) Set National Finals Rodeo team roping average record with a time of 59.1 seconds on 10 head
• Set PRCA record with Clay O’Brien Cooper for most team roping world titles with seven, which was surpassed in 2004
• Won Wrangler NFR team roping average championship with Clay O’Brien Cooper in 1985, 1994 and 2007
• Won Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo (Pocatello, Idaho) with Clay O’Brien Cooper in 1987, 1989, and 1995-96
• Won Turquoise Circuit year-end title in 1985-89, 1992, 1994-95 and 1997

Awards
Horse Heza Gray Moon "Barney" finished second in the PRCA/AQHA Team Roping Head Horse of the Year race, 2004. Barnes was honored with the inaugural Legends of ProRodeo Award given by the PRCA and Athletes in Action, 2006

Personal
6-3, 200…Wife, Toni (married 1989); daughters, Sunny and Shelly; sons Tuff, Bo and Anthony…Hobbies include playing basketball, hunting and fishing…His great uncle Jake McClure was a world champion tie-down roper in 1930 and Barnes wanted to be like him so that is how he got his start…Parents are Raymond and Tootsie and he has one sister named Roma…Enjoys watching Dallas Mavericks and Sacramento Kings ... Son, Bo, started eight games as a freshman on the University of Hawaii (Honolulu) basketball team in 2010-11 and set a freshman record for 3-pointers; transferred to Arizona State University in August 2011 and had high games of 19 points against Cal State-Fullerton and Montana State; averaged 6.9 points and 2.3 rebounds as a senior for the Sun Devils during the 2014-15 season
 
 
 
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