BEFORE TECH: Zachary proved a
valuable member of the team at Maryville High School as the
team’s placekicker. A first-team all-state selection, he was
named Tennessee Mr. Football on Special Teams. In his solid senior
year, he was 10-for-13 on field goal tries with a long of 50 yards.
He was 66-for-67 in PAT kicks. Sharp was the starting kicker for
Maryville for four seasons, beginning his career with a Class 4A
state championship victory in 2007. He capped it in December in
Tucker Stadium with his team’s 6A title win over Smyrna. He
set a state record by making 111 consecutive PAT kicks, and many of
his kickoffs sailed for touchbacks.
PERSONAL: The son of John and WHitney Sharp...birthdate is August 14, 1992...full name is Zachary Clifton Sharp....will enroll in general curriculum.