Atiim Kiambu "Tiki" Barber is an American former football running back who played for the New York Giants of the National Football League for ten seasons. He played college football for the University of Virginia. Barber was drafted by the Giants in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft, and played his entire professional career for the team. Barber retired from the NFL at the end of the 2006 NFL postseason as the Giants' all-time rushing and reception leader. Barber was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 2011. Following his playing career, Barber became a national media presence, notably joining NBC's The Today Show as a correspondent in 2007 and Football Night in America/Sunday Night Football. He has published multiple books. He is the identical twin brother of former Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback and safety Ronde Barber.
|Date of birth:||April 7, 1975|
|Place of birth:||Roanoke, Virginia|
|High school:||Cave Spring, (Roanoke, Virginia)|
|NFL Draft:||1997 / Round: 2/ Pick: 36|
About Tiki Barber
NFL running back who spent his entire 10-year career with the New York Giants. He became the Giants' all-time rushing leader with 10,449 career yards. His identical twin brother Ronde Barber was a long-time cornerback in the NFL.
Tiki Barber Before Fame
He played college football at the University of Virginia, where he was the ACC Player of the Year in 1996. He was selected in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft.
Achievement of Tiki Barber
In 2007, he announced his retirement from the NFL to pursue a career in broadcasting. He came out of retirement to attempt a comeback in 2011, but he went unsigned.
Tiki Barber Family Life
In 2010, he left his wife Ginny, who was seven months pregnant, to pursue a relationship with former NBC intern Traci Lynn Johnson. He and Johnson married in 2012, eight days after his divorce was finalized. He has a total of six children.
Associations of Tiki Barber
He played alongside quarterback Eli Manning on the Giants.
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