Bryan Barker ’86 is currently the coordinator of the Jacksonville Jaguars Alumni Group Ambassadors and was an organizing member of the goodwill organization when it took shape around 2004. Barker is also the managing partner of Argus Benefits, a benefits brokerage and human resources strategy firm. He joined the Jacksonville Jaguars when the new franchise first took the field in 1995. As one of the original players, he was one of the initial stars of the team and of the community. Barker’s National Football League career spanned 16 years and 236 games with six teams, starting with the Kansas City Chiefs and ending with the St. Louis Rams. He retired in 2006. His career included 1,132 punts, with 878 consecutive punts without a block, and a 42.1-yard career punting average. Barker works with the Jaguars organization to arrange for the JAG Ambassadors to attend games to sign autographs and meet with suite holders and supporters. The JAG Ambassadors also take part in charity events, give speeches, participate in community activities, and help wherever they are needed on behalf of the Jaguars organization. The Barkers also created the Let Us Play Foundation in 1996 to provide sports camps and scholarships for girls. He also is a member of the Leadership Jacksonville Class of 2008.

29 Nov 2010