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Anthony Barr’s switch to LB began as a joke, but no one’s laughing now

By akrammer@1500espn.com

MANKATO, Minn. — Anthony Barr joked about the switch at first, jawing with then-UCLA linebackers coach Clark Lea about the F-back jumping in on defensive meetings.

It was after the departure of Lea and the coaching staff that had recruited him Barr separated himself from his family bloodline of ball carriers and began his path to becoming a top-10 pick in the NFL Draft just two years later.

“During that time, I was just messing around,” Barr said. “Never really in my heart did I want to switch until after my sophomore season. I said, ‘Wow, I really need to change something…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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