For the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens, tight end Charlie Kolar competes in American football. He is 1.98 m tall and 114 kg in weight. He played basketball and football at Norman North High School, where he attended. In his junior year, he hauled in 52 catches for 920 yards and 13 scores.
As a senior, he had 66 receptions for 1,240 yards and 12 touchdowns, earning him first-team All-State honors. He was a University of Iowa student who, from 2017 to 2021, played collegiate football for the Iowa Hawkeyes. His true freshman year, Je redshirted. He participated in each of Iowa State’s 13 games as a redshirt freshman, and he ended the year with 11 receptions for 137 yards and three touchdowns.
The league’s coaches selected him for the second team of the Big 12 Conference. He was selected first-team All-Big 12 as a redshirt sophomore after catching 51 passes for 697 yards and seven scores. After the season ended, he debated going undrafted in the 2020 NFL Draft, but ultimately decided to stay for his redshirt junior season.
He finished his redshirt junior year with 44 receptions for 591 yards and a team-high seven touchdown catches, earning him a spot on the first team All-Big 12 for the second consecutive season. The William V. Campbell Trophy, also known as the “academic Heisman,” was given to him in 2021. In the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft, the Baltimore Ravens selected him.
Who Is Charlie Kolar Brother, John Kolar?
Charlie Kolar has an older brother called John Kolar. John is also a professional football player who played college football as a quarterback at Oklahoma State and later played at Iowa State as a graduate transfer student for the 2019 season.