MINERS

Korey Jarka
40  Korey Jarka

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
Stephen F. Austin

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
LB

Experience:
RS

Dave Campbell's Texas Top-300 player ... first-team All-District choice as a senior after registering a team-high 126 tackles ... also had a sack, an interception and three forced fumbles ... saw action at linebacker and strong safety ... honorable mention All-District in 2006 ... three-year letterwinner for head coach Tom Stuart ... four-year letterwinner in track and field, qualifying at the regional level in the high jump and 4x100 meter relay ... set a school record in the high jump with a clearance of 6-6 ... his biggest sports thrill was a 60-yard interception return for his first score at the varsity level against Willowridge High ... second team Academic All-State and a member of the honor roll ... son of Kerry and Sandy Jarka ... older brother Shane plays football at Oklahoma State ... his dad played football at Texas Lutheran ... born 6/15/90 (Missouri City, Texas).