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#26 Kael Kolarik

Height 6-0
Weight 210 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Indianola, Iowa
High School Indianola
Kael Kolarik - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten… 2023 – – Saw action in all 14 games… recorded his first career solo tackle in 13-10 win at Nebraska.

2022 Honors – – Team Leader Award, special teams… 2022 – – Redshirted… did not see any game action.

 

High School honors – – Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior… second-team all-state as a junior and team MVP… first-team all-conference as a sophomore and team MVP… recognized with ICYF and IHSSA Distinguished Academic Achievement awards… Career – – Three-year football letterman as running back, defensive back, and return specialist… prep team reached state playoffs three straight seasons, posting 19-11 record while reaching quarterfinals as a junior… rushed 154 times for 814 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior, with 20 receptions for 205 yards and one touchdown… recorded 50 tackles on defense, with 4.5 tackles for loss and three interceptions for 85 yards… as a junior rushed 150 times for 813 yards and 18 touchdowns, along with 15 receptions for 194 yards and one touchdown… rushed for 1,002 yards and 17 touchdowns on 160 attempts as a sophomore, along with 24 receptions for 281 yards and one touchdown… team captain as a senior… also competed on baseball as a prep.

Personal – – Born 7/23/2003… sport and recreation major… parents are Teresa and Tony Kolarik… grandfather played baseball at Iowa… high school coach was Eric Kluver.