- United States
- Columbus, OH
- High School
- Current Team
- Ohio State
- 2004, 2005
Weight: 212 (2005), 210 (2004)
2005 Media Guide: Talented young running back with size, speed and power … expected to contend with sophomore Antonio Pittman and true freshman Maurice Wells for the starting tailback spot … is the most physical of the OSU running backs and will play a lot of football either as the starter or a change-of-pace back … certainly looks the part of a Big Ten back … won’t hesitate to lower his head and take on a defender in an attempt to pick up extra yardage … playing a position that is wide open and will have every chance to show what he can do in the fall.
2004: Played on the scout team and drew rave reviews from the Ohio State defensive staff … was redshirted.
High School: One of three running backs in the incoming freshman class … combines size, speed and power with great intensity … put up big numbers in high school against good competition and the coaches are anxious to see him in action on the collegiate level … was clocked at a warp-like 4.21 in the 40-yard dash at the Ohio State summer camp prior to his senior season at Independence and immediately got everyone’s attention … rated as the top running back in the Midwest by SuperPrep, which rated him as the 11th best running back in the nation … rated as the 18th best running back in the nation by Prep Football Report … rated as the 58th best overall prospect in the country by TheInsiders.com … Rivals.com rated him as the 24th best running back in the nation … rushed for 3,038 yards – sixth best in Ohio history – and scored 30 touchdowns as a senior, averaging more than 8 yards per carry … shared Ohio Division II Offensive Player of the Year honors … rushed for 1,271 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior … also a track standout at Independence, running the 100 and 200-meter dashes and participating with the 4×100, 4×200 and 4×400-meter relay teams.
Personal: Is the son of Anthony Sharp and Cornelia Haw.
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