Connor Barwin, born October 15, 1986, IN Southfield, Michigan, USA, is an American football linebacker for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.

Barwin attended the University of Detroit Jesuit High School. As a senior, he was an All-state selection and earned All-League, All-Catholic, and All-District honors.

Barwin played college football at the University of Cincinnati. As a freshman in 2005 Barwin played in all 11 games as a backup tight end finishing with eight receptions for 144 yards and one touchdown.

Barwin was drafted by the Houston Texans in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

In 2011, Barwin established a career-best ten tackles and a new franchise record for sacks with four in the Texans’ 20–13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.