Career Honors: 2016: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall).
2016 (Fr.): Did not see any game action and redshirted.
High School: Garnered a three-star rating by ESPN, 247Sports.com and Scout.com and a two-star status by Rivals … Played for head coach Todd Ford at Cedar Ridge HS … Picked up 13-6A all-district honors in 2014 … Helped lead Cedar Ridge to Bi-District titles as a junior and senior … Rated No. 142 in the Texas Top 150 entering his senior season by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football … Also lettered in track & field where he helped Cedar Ridge to the 4×100 and 4×200 district titles … Chose Kansas over offers from Wisconsin, Colorado, Houston, New Mexico, SMU and Toledo.
Personal: Son of T.J. and Stacey Sharp … Has four siblings: Stephen, Heather, Amber and Colby … Brother, Stephen Williams, played football at Sam Houston State … Cousin, Aaron Williams, currently plays for the NFL’s Buffalo Bills and played collegiately at Texas … Majoring in pre-sport management with a business minor … Ian is pronounced EE-un.