Year Inducted: 2016
Barry was a star fullback at St. Lawrence High School in the early 1960s. He was a key contributor on two EOSSA Championship teams in 1962 & 1963.
In the spring of 1964, Barry was invited to the Ottawa Rough Riders scholarship camp and selected as one of the players whom the Rough Riders would arrange scholarships at US schools for.
In the fall of 1964, he enrolled at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Barry started on both the freshman and varsity team as a running back. The next season, Barry was a starting running back on the Varsity team.
In 1967, Barry enrolled at Ottawa University and was a starting linebacker.
He’s been described as powerful and fearless.
Barry was a slashing, bull like runner and superb athlete in track and field as well as football.
He was a team player and a legendary figure among the players from the era of the 1960’s.