Danny Barker signs football scholarship to North Dakota State College of Science

Published 6:05 pm Friday, February 5, 2016


Barker smiles with friends and family at his signing Wednesday. — Brandon O’Connor

Former Bainbridge High School linebacker Danny Barker signed a scholarship to play football at North Dakota State College of Science Wednesday afternoon during a ceremony at the school.

“Its great,” Barker said about the school. “It ain’t that big but its got good facilities.”

North Dakota State College of Science is a member of the NJCAA and located in Fargo, ND. Barker will have the opportunity to play at NDSCS for two years and then transfer to a four-year college if he chooses.

Email newsletter signup

“It’s a great opportunity,” Head Football Coach Jeff Littleton said. “I am excited for him to be able to continue playing football and have the opportunity to get a degree.”

Barker was joined at the ceremony by his family and friends who were all decked out in NDSCS t-shirts.

“I’m a little scared,” Barkers mom Samantha Smith said. “It’s a day away I already goggled it, but this is a great opportunity for him.”

Barker said that he is being brought in to play linebacker and that his goal is to start from day one.


About Brandon O'Connor


email author More by Brandon