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Acton Boxborough Colonial Club

Barry Jeanson

Class of 2003

  Barry joins his dad Mike (Class of '69) as the most prolific father-son tandem in AB sports history. Quite simply, Barry Jeanson is one of the best high school football players to ever play at Acton-Boxboro and in the state of Massachusetts. Barry will most be remembered for his extraordinary ability of running the football. Coach Ray Gallant thinks he was even better on defense. Barry Jeanson finished his high school football career with more than 3600 yards rushing and 60 touchdowns. His senior year, he rushed for 1800 yards and 30 of those touchdowns, averaging an outstanding 11.1 yards per carry. He added to these totals four interceptions, two for touchdowns and was second on the team in tackles from his strong safety position. These numbers are even more impressive considering Barry was usually off the field by mid-way through the third quarter. AB's MVP his senior season, he was a two-time DCL All-star, a two-time DCL Offensive Player of the Year. Barry was named The Boston Globe, The Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Middlesex News, Lowell Sun - "Player of the Year." Barry was a Boston Globe and Boston Herald "All-scholastic. He was selected to the Shriners All-star Game and the Grid Iron Club of Massachusetts "Super 26 Team." Barry also played Lacrosse, where he was a two-time DCL All-star his junior and senior year. The Northeastern Huskies with a full scholarship. Barry had three touchdowns rushing his freshman season, and switched to safety the following year. He was the Huskies starting safety his junior and senior season totaling over 100 tackles and did double duty as the number one kick returner totaling over 750 yards in returns. Barry was twice chosen for the Atlantic 10 Academic Conference Team.
Barry currently lives in Acton with his Bulldog Ted and has been very successful in financial sales for New York Life Securities. Barry is most proud of his back-to-back Super bowl Champion teams and their undefeated senior year. Barry's favorite AB moment was hugging his father after winning the 2001 Super bowl at BU against Wakefield.

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