George Barlow | North Carolina State University

Team: North Carolina State University
Organization: NCAA Football
Position: Asst. Head Coach/Cornerbacks Coach
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois


29th year in coaching, 6th at NC State

PLAYING EXPERIENCE: An all-conference safety at Marshall from 1986-90. He was a member of the 1987 Thundering Herd squad that played for the I-AA title.

EDUCATION: Earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Marshall in 1990.

PERSONAL DATA: Born in Chicago, Ill. Married to the former Alexis Henderson.  Has two daughters, Kierstin Paige and Harper (4).


As a coach - NC State: 2018 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl; 2017 Hyundai Sun Bowl; 2016 Camping World Independence Bowl, 2015 Belk Bowl, 2014 Bitcoin St. Petersburg; Vanderbilt:  2013 BBVA Compass Bowl, 2012 Music City Bowl.


At NC State: All three cornerbacks that started a game in 2018 recorded at least one interception; Coached CB Juston Burris, a 2016 fourth-round draft pick of the NY Jets and Jack Tocho, a seventh-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings; The Wolfpack ranked 27th in scoring defense in 2016, 24th in total defense.,  33rd in passing efficiency defense, 33rd in tackles for loss and 22nd in sacks; At Vanderbilt: In two seasons, mentored the team’s defensive backs into one of the SEC’s most productive units.; In 2013, ‘Dores  ranked 13th nationally in interceptions (18) and finished 23rd in pass defense; 2012 finalist for defensive backs coach of the year by; At New Mexico: Named the team’s interim head coach after Mike Locksley was relieved; At JMU: Helped guide the Dukes to the 2004 NCAA I-AA national championship and FCS postseason appearances in 2006, 2007 and 2008; In JMU’s championship season of 2004, the Dukes set a FCS record for sacks and ranked second in the nation in rush defense.

Year(s) Team Position
1991 Marshall Graduate Assistant
1992-93 Marshall Linebackers
1994 Hutchinson (Kan.) CC Defensive Line
1995 West Virginia State Defensive Coordinator
1996-97 Oklahoma Graduate Assistant
1998 Oklahoma Outside LBs/Safeties
1999-01 James Madison Running Backs
2002-03 James Madison Defensive Line
2004-08 James Madison Assistant HC/Defensive Coor./Safeties
2009-10 New Mexico Assistant HC/Defensive Backs
2011 New Mexico Interim HC/Assistant HC/Defensive Coor.
2012-13 Vanderbilt Defensive Backs/Defensive Recruiting Coor.
2014-15 NC State Cornerbacks
2016-pres. NC State Asst. HC for Defense/CBs

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