TULANE: A two-year letterwinner and returning starter... has started 12 of 15 games played... was moved to full time duty at center during the spring season... enters fall camp as the starting center.
2006: Started all 12 games, including 11 contests at left guard and started the UTEP game at center.
2005: Did not see any action due to injury.
2004: Saw action in three games... made his collegiate debut against Mississippi State (9/4) and also played against Florida A&M (9/11) and Navy (11/6)... selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team.
2003: Redshirted the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain who was named to the first team all-district squad his senior season... a three-year letterman and two-year starter at Stratford... won the 2002 Fighting Spartan Award as voted on by his peers... was a second team 5A all-district as a junior... also competed in the shot put and discus for the track and field teams in 2000 and 2001... made the Who's Who of Academics in 2001 for his scholastic efforts.
PERSONAL: A finance major... born May 25, 1985, in Houston... the son of Tim Barto and Elaine Mak... a four-time member of the C-USA Academic Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club... younger brother, Aja, plays baseball for the Green Wave... also earned all-state honors as a solo cellist