Joe Barnes

Joseph William Barnes
Born: December 8, 1951
Fort Worth, TX USA
Position: QB
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 205
College: Texas Tech
High School: Reagan County (Big Lake, TX)
Career: 1974-1986
Drafted: 1974 in Round 13, #316 overall by the Chicago Bears

Joe Barnes played from 1974 to 1986 during his career with the Chicago Bears, Toronto Argonauts, Montreal Concordes, Montreal Alouettes, Saskatchewan Roughriders and Calgary Stampeders. Barnes threw for 18,520 yards in his career, completing 1,352 of 2,463 passes with 94 touchdowns and 118 interceptions. He also ran for 2,220 yards in 395 attempts with 17 rushing touchdowns.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
1974NFL Chicago Bears9222.2293.200.0111.124 3300.9
1976CFL Montreal Alouettes562951.83927.011.8712.551 40.8
1977CFL Montreal Alouettes1417754.69917.053.553.533 73.9
1978CFL Montreal Alouettes1377252.611778.6107.396.682 78.6
1979CFL Montreal Alouettes30516353.424568.1134.3134.380 76.6
1980CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders20510651.713226.483.9136.355 58.6
1980CFL Montreal Alouettes753749.34035.400.079.339 26.7
1981CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders29015152.121307.3124.182.8100 78.4
1982CFL Toronto Argonauts612642.63225.323.358.235 36.4
1983CFL Toronto Argonauts27114955.022748.4114.183.087 84.1
1984CFL Toronto Argonauts37823161.131288.3184.8123.271 90.1
1985CFL Montreal Concordes915358.25686.222.244.424 65.6
1985CFL Calgary Stampeders36221258.628647.9113.0195.267 72.1
1986CFL Montreal Alouettes824453.74645.711.278.544 38.9
NFL9222.2293.200.0111.124 330
CFL2454135055.0184917.5943.81174.8100 00
Totals2463135254.9185207.5943.81184.8100 330


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1974NFL Chicago Bears11919.019 0
1976CFL Montreal Alouettes181277.116 1
1977CFL Montreal Alouettes614858.079 3
1978CFL Montreal Alouettes321474.618 1
1979CFL Montreal Alouettes632694.318 3
1980CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders201376.829 1
1980CFL Montreal Alouettes15744.925 0
1981CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders241405.821 2
1982CFL Toronto Argonauts7365.113 0
1983CFL Toronto Argonauts382316.124 3
1984CFL Toronto Argonauts522785.326 3
1985CFL Montreal Concordes16654.133 0
1985CFL Calgary Stampeders421984.714 0
1986CFL Montreal Alouettes6142.30
NFL11919.019 0
CFL39422015.679 17
Totals39522205.679 17


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1974NFL Chicago Bears12727.027

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1976CFL Montreal Alouettes10006
1977CFL Montreal Alouettes300018
1978CFL Montreal Alouettes10006
1979CFL Montreal Alouettes300018
1980CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders10006
1981CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders2000114
1983CFL Toronto Argonauts3000222
1984CFL Toronto Argonauts300018

Playing Career:


1983 - CFL Grey Cup Most Valuable Player, Offence


1984 - CFL CFL East All-Star


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