Co-written by: Garrett Harker
Issac Harker graduated from Lebanon High School and furthered his education at Indiana State University and Colorado School of Mines. Harker played football in both high school and at the colligate level. In total he has been playing football for 15 years.
Harker played quarterback for LHS and graduated with no major college offers. Later, he began school at Indiana State University and made their football team as a walk-on. ISU went 0-11 Sycamores that season. Spending four seasons at ISU, Harker completed 275 of 488 pass attempts for 3,259 yards and had 22 touchdowns in 22 games.
Harker continued his football career for his last season at the Colorado School of Mines, also playing quarterback.
Harker’s biggest accomplishments with football is being on the leadership committee at Indiana while earning a full scholarship, being an all American at Colorado School of Mines and having 39 touchdowns which lead all of Division-II football and 3858 yards.
“Always be critical of yourself and always find ways to better yourself,” said Harker.
Recently, Harker signed with the Canadian Football League (CFL) and will be playing for the Saskatchewan Roughriders this upcoming season. Harker attended a mini-camp and had nothing but positive feedback from it.
“It was an extremely competitive environment being at the mini-camp and being around such talented players was a lot of fun. The entire coaching staff being there was also a huge help,”said Harker.
Harker is excited for the upcoming season he is facing because it will be a different environment for him with a new level of competition. He is ready to amp up his work ethic to a new level.
“You definitely feel honored that a professional team is looking at you, and I feel blessed for the opportunity and it makes me want to work hard,” said Harker.