||2018: WALTER PAYTON AWARD WATCH LIST (selected for the second time in as many seasons)... One of the Aggies’ three team captains.
2017: BIG SKY CONFERENCE NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR... ALL-BIG SKY CONFERENCE THIRD TEAM OFFENSE... JIM FERRIER AWARD (program's most outstanding transfer)... WALTER PAYTON AWARD WATCH LIST... CFPA MIDSEASON WATCH LIST... ROOT SPORTS PLAYER OF THE WEEK (NOV. 6)... CFPA NATIONAL PERFORMER OF THE WEEK (OCT. 3)... HERO SPORTS OFFENSIVE HERO OF THE WEEK (OCT. 30)... COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS BIG SKY PLAYER OF THE WEEK (OCT. 30)... BIG SKY OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (OCT. 30)... STATS FCS NATIONAL PLAYER HONORABLE MENTION (OCT. 30)... Ended his first season at UC Davis with five top 10 NCAA rankings: Completion Percentage (No. 2, .686), Completions per Game (No. 3, 27.82), Passing Yards per Game (No. 5, 333.5), Passing Yards (No. 6, 3,669) and Total Offense (No. 7, 331.6)... Started all 11 games played as a sophomore transfer... Finished with 306 completions in 446 attempts for 3,669 yards and 26 touchdowns, with just 10 interceptions.. Posted a 152.47 pass efficiency rating and averaged 331.6 yards per game... Set a new school record with 306 completions in a single season, topping the former record of 296 set by Greg Denham in 2008... Set a new school record for 300-yard games in a single season with nine, crushing the former record of seven set by J.T. O’Sullivan in 2000, and tied the record for consecutive 300-yard games at five... Maier is responsible for nine of the 17 300-plus yards game thrown by Aggie quarterbacks in the program’s Big Sky era... Led the conference in efficiency (152.5); ranked second in passing average per game (333.5 ypg) and total offense yards per game (331.6 ypg)... In UC Davis’ home opener against San Diego (9/9), he thew for three touchdowns and 369 yards, the most yards recorded against a Division I opponent since Montana State visited Davis in 2014... In the Aggies’ next home game versus North Dakota (9/30), he threw for 415 yards... That was the first 400-plus yard game by an Aggie quarterback since 2008... Threw a career-high 459 yards against Cal Poly (10/28), in addition to four touchdowns, which led to Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week, STATS FCS National Player honorable mention, HERO Sports Offensive Hero of the Week and College Sports Madness Big Sky Player of the Week accolades... The following week at Idaho State (11/4), he finished with 358 passing yards and becoming the first quarterback in nearly a decade to record 3,000 passing yards in a single season; that threshold was last reached by Greg Denham in 2008.
LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE (2016): Earned Southern California Football Association Central Division Offensive Player of the Year as a redshirt freshman in 2016... Added first-team all-state accolades to his honor roll before transferring to UC Davis... Played for head coach Brett Peabody... Completed 268 of 422 (.635) passes for 3,689 yards, and Association-leading 38 touchdowns against eight interceptions... Set school records for both passing yards and TDs... Earned SCFA Player of the Week three times that year, including his career-high six-touchdown performance vs. Canyons... LBCC finished the season with a No. 9 national ranking and 47-41 victory over Bakersfield in Western State Bowl... Passed for career-best 477 yards and five TDs in that title game.
SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY (2015): Redshirted.
ST. PAUL HS ‘15: Named school’s Athlete of the Year as a senior thanks to all-league performances in both baseball and football... Second-team All-Area pick as a senior QB... Two-time All-Angelus League first-team honoree in football... Played for head coach Rick Zepeda... Passed for 1,221 yards and rushed for 348 more in 2014... Combined for 20 touchdowns (nine passing, 11 rushing)... Totaled 1,059 passing yards and five TDs in 2013... Earned team’s Scout Player of the Year as a sophomore, Offensive MVP as a junior, overall MVP as a senior... Batted .360 as a senior center fielder, garnering team MVP and second-team All-Southern Section acclaim... Maier is the second two-time team captain in school history... Graduated with a 3.7 grade-point average... SPHS Scholar-Athlete and High School Ambassador.
PERSONAL : Born in Fullerton, Calif.... Parents are Jim and Lori Maier... Active with his church and SPHS campus ministry... Attended Kobe Bryant's 81-point game as an eight-year-old fan in January, 2006.