Marion Barber Brother Dominique Barber: Age Gap & Family Tree

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Dominique Barber, younger brother of late NFL Player Marion Barber, grew up watching him play and following his footsteps. His other brother, Thomas Barber, admired him too. 

The former NFL star Marion Barber lost his life at the prime age of 38; he died of heat stroke. His untimely passing deeply affected his family and fans, leaving them in shock. 

Marion Barber On The Field
Marion Barber On The Field (Source: Twitter)

Marion Barber was an American football running back with a brief but memorable career in the NFL.

Altogether, Marion spent seven seasons in the NFL, playing with two teams- Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears.

The Dallas Cowboys selected him as the 109th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft. He spent most of his career playing with the team, gaining notable success.

Known for his power running back style, Marion’s talent and skill were evident as he was once the league leader in breaking tackles.

Further, the footballer represented Chicago Bears for a season before he retired from the NFL on March 23, 2012.

Marion Barber Brother

The younger brothers of the late Marion Barber, Dominique, and Thomas Barber, are football freaks like he was.

Born and raised in an athletic family, the Barber siblings gravitated towards sports early on. The brothers grew up playing football as kids around Minnesota, U.S.

Today, as Marion’s brother continue their journey in football and beyond, they do so with their late older brother in mind.

Dominique Barber Is A Former NFL Player

Born on August 2, 1986, Dominique shared an age gap of three years with his late brother, Marion Barber.

A 2004 graduate of Wayzata High School played collegiate football at the University of Minnesota before embarking on his professional career.

Dominique excelled early in his career, earning honorable mentions during his collegiate level.

After graduation, Houston, Texas, drafted him in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. The 6’0 defensive player Dominique played about four seasons (2008-2011) with the team.

Marion Barber Brother, Dominique Barber, With His Wife
Marion Barber’s Brother, Dominique Barber, With His Wife (Source: Instagram)

Although he didn’t enjoy a successful NFL career as his older brother, Dominique undoubtedly gained fame for his impressive defensive strategies. Nevertheless, he ended his football career in 2012.

Following his retirement, he served as a coordinator of Alumni Relations and a recruiting assistant at his alma mater. After this, he opted for a different professional path.

Based on his LinkedIn, Dominique works as a client executive and an account manager at two distinct companies. 

Regarding his personal life, the former athlete leads a blissful married life with his wife, Brittany Barber. The couple are parents to four kids- Titus, Maliya, Tatum, and Mattea Barber.

More On His Brother, Thomas Barber

Marion’s second youngest brother, Thomas Barber, earned his name as a proficient collegiate player with the Minnesota Golden Gophers. He played as a defensive linebacker for the team from 2016-19.

While at Minnesota, he earned several notable honors, including All Big-Ten Honorable Mention and Academic All Big-Ten Mention. Likewise, his other achievements include the 2019 RTB Trust Award and a two-time Neil Fredenburg Award.

Marion Barber Brothers, Dominique Barber (Left) and Thomas Barber (Right)
Marion Barber Brothers, Dominique Barber (Left) and Thomas Barber (Right) (Source: Instagram)

Thomas finished his career with 274 tackles, 3.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, and seven fumble recoveries. Despite such a standout college career, he only received a three-star rating from 247 Sports. 

Not to forget, he graduated with a business and marketing degree from the university.

After graduation, the footballer opted for a coaching career and worked as a linebacker coach at Augsburg University. Thomas currently serves as an assistant coach at the University of St. Thomas.

Utsana Thapa
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