UC Davis takes on rival Sacramento State trying to send head coach out with a win
UC Davis leads for much of the game but Eastern Washington rallies for 31-28 win
Aggies take 31-0 lead in the first half behind big running of Dalton Turay
Aggies and Jackrabbits meet for the first time since 2007
Aggies and San Jose State renew rivalry that saw UC Davis post upset in 2010
2011: Played in all 11 games and started nine at linebacker... Was fifth on the team in total tackles, recording 42 for the season (23 solos, 19 assists)... Posted 4.5 tackles for losses of seven yards... Added one pass breakup and one pass defended... Recorded a season-best nine tackles in a win over Cal Poly... Exploded for 2.5 tackles for losses of four yards vs. Humboldt State... Added 1.5 tackles for losses of two yards at South Dakota.
PREVIOUS COLLEGE: Redshirted at Cal Poly in 2008-09, then transferred to Golden West College... Recorded 52 tackles (22 solos, 30 assists) with 7.0 tackles for losses, 1.5 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries, 2 forced fumbles and 2 pass breakups in just 7 games in 2010.
LAGUNA HILLS HS '08: Garnered first-team All-Pacific Coast League honors as a junior and senior... Rushed for 866 yards and 8 touchdowns on offense, tallied 96 stops as a linebacker in 2007... Voted as team's Offensive MVP that year... Posted 116 tackles as an LB in 2006, adding team's Ironman of the Year award... Also earned All-PCL distinction in track & field as a shot putter... National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete.
PERSONAL: Born in Long Beach, Calif.... Majoring in human development... Parents are Ray and Sheila Ludwig... Hopes for career in physical therapy.
Inside the Huddle with Julian Bertero
Aggies host Southern Utah in home finale
Maier added to Walter Payton Award’s watch list
Maier named to CFPA Midseason Watch List
Max O'Rourke named to Fred Mitchell Award watch list
Ken O'Brien honored in football's home finale
Gameday Central vs.
19/15 Southern Utah (4 p.m. PT)