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#43 Karson Sharar

Height 6-2
Weight 235 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Iowa Falls, Iowa
High School Iowa Falls-Alden
Karson Sharar - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 – – Played in all 14 games… recorded career-high two solo tackles in 15-6 win at Wisconsin… matched a career-high two solo tackles in 12-10 loss vs. Minnesota… recorded one solo tackle and recovered his first career fumble in 13-10 win at Nebraska… had first career solo tackle and returned one kickoff for three yards in 20-14 win over Purdue… had one assisted tackle for a loss of one yard in 41-10 win over Western Michigan… had one assisted tackle in 26-16 win vs. Michigan State.

2022 – – Played in first seven games before injury… recorded one assisted tackle in 7-3 opening win over South Dakota State

2021 – – Redshirted… played in four games, but had no statistics.

High school honors – – Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior… second-team all-state as a junior… earned first-team all-district honors as a sophomore, junior and senior… Career – – Three-year football letterman… recorded 81 tackles as a senior, along with 1,325 all-purpose yards and 15 total touchdowns… totaled 41 tackles as a junior, along with 1,115 all-purpose yards and 17 touchdowns… 32.5 tackles as a sophomore, along with 585 all-purpose yards and eight touchdowns… team captain as a senior… also competed in basketball as a prep, earning all-state honors.

Personal – – Born 3/7/03… business major… parents are Kim and Lincoln Sharar… high school coach was Don Anderson.

High school honors – – Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior . . . second-team all-state as a junior . . . earned first-team all-district honors as a sophomore, junior and senior . . . Career – – Three-year football letterman . . . recorded 81 tackles as a senior, along with 1,325 all-purpose yards and 15 total touchdowns . . . totaled 41 tackles as a junior, along with 1,115 all-purpose yards and 17 touchdowns . . . 32.5 tackles as a sophomore, along with 585all-purpose yards and eight touchdowns . . . team captain as a senior . . . also competed in basketball as a prep, earning all-state honors.

Personal – – Born 3/7/2003 . . . sport and recreation management major . . . parents are Kim and Lincoln Sharar . . . high school coach was Don Anderson.