CFL: 2nd season
Stamps: 2nd season
Games played through 2021
Regular season: 11
Grey Cup: 0
Grey Cup wins: 0
Signed as a free agent on May 5, 2020.
(Calgary) Maier played 11 games and made three starts. He completed 95 of 148 passes – a 64.2-per cent success rate – for 1,211 yards, five touchdowns and three interceptions. He had three 300-yard passing games and was the first player in CFL history to crack the 300-yard milestone in each of his first three starts. Maier also carried the ball 16 times for 31 yards and two touchdowns and made one catch for six yards. Maier made his CFL debut in Week 3 and earned the victory as the starting quarterback against Montreal. In his second start, he set a franchise record by completing 17 consecutive passes. In Week 16, he helped the Stamps rally from a 12-point deficit with five minutes remaining in the contest to pick up a victory. The comeback included a 57-yard catch-and-run touchdown to Luther Hakunavanhu. Maier was in uniform for the Western Semi-Final and had one carry for one yard.
(Calgary) Maier was under contract with the Stampeders but the season was cancelled because of the global pandemic.
First game: Aug. 20, 2021, vs Montreal
First touchdown pass: Aug. 20, 2021, vs Montreal
First rushing touchdown: Sept. 11, 2021, at Edmonton
Record-breaker: Set Stampeders record with 17 consecutive completions on Aug. 29, 2021, at Winnipeg
Maier played 36 games over three seasons (2017-19) at the University of California, Davis. He completed 992 of 1,495 career passing attempts for 11,163 yards and 88 touchdowns with 33 interceptions. Maier was the Big Sky Conference’s newcomer of the year in 2017 and in 2018 he was the conference’s offensive player of the year and first-team quarterback. He played at Long Beach City College in 2016 and was first-team all-state after throwing for a league-leading 38 touchdowns and setting school records in TD passes and yards (3,689).
Maier is a graduate of St. Paul High School in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., and was a standout football and baseball player. He was a two-time captain in football and was the school’s athlete of the year as a senior.