UTAH: Son of Utah cornerbacks coach by the same name ... walked on at Utah in 2013 after transferring from Utah State.
2014-- Played in eight games on special teams ... made first career tackle in season opener against Idaho State ... lettered.
2013-- Played for the scout teams.
PRIOR TO UTAH: Redshirted as a freshman at Utah State in 2012 ... honorable mention all-state as a senior at Juan Diego HS (Utah) ... first-team all-region ... played for three state championship teams (2009-11) ... team captain ... also participated in track ... student body officer ... honor roll student for eight consecutive semesters.
PERSONAL: Son of Sharrieff and Jennifer Shah ... father is Utah's cornerbacks coach and a Utah safety from 1990-93 ... one brother ... uncle Karim Abdul Jabbar was a running back for UCLA, the Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns and Indianapolis Colts ... exercise and sport science major ... full name is Sharrieff Naim Shah ... born March 10, 1994.