NMSU Football BIO
 Mark Mauer

Former Nebraska quarterback Mark Mauer is in his second season at New Mexico State as the wide receivers coach. A teammate of Aggie head coach Tony Samuel at Nebraska, Mauer recruits the states of Arizona and Colorado in addition to his on-field duties. Mauer returns to coach a group of five returning wide receivers in 2001. Mauer saw his receivers amass 80 catches for 1,158 yards last season. Junior P.J. Winston led the team with 34 catches for 553 yards to earn All-Big West Conference accolades. Mauer served as assistant head coach and offensive coordinator from 1996-99 at North Dakota State, helping the school earn postseason bids in both 1997 and ?99. Prior to that, Mauer served as wide receivers coach at Wisconsin from 1987-91. He was the quarterbacks and wide receivers coach at Ball State from 1984-86. Mauer began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Nebraska from 1982-83. The Huskers went 24-2 during those two years and were a perfect 14-0 in Big Eight action. They ranked third in the nation following the ?82 season and were second in ?83. Nebraska led the country in rushing and scoring offense both years and led the nation in total offense in 1982. Mauer played at Nebraska from 1978-81, earning three letters and helping the Cornhuskers to two Big Eight titles. Nebraska went 40-8 during his four seasons (he red-shirted in ?77), including a 25-3 mark in conference action, and finished in the nation?s top 10 each year. As the Huskers? starting quarterback his senior season, Mauer led Nebraska to the Big Eight championship with a perfect 7-0 conference mark. He served as team captain and was named the team?s most valuable offensive player. He was named the game MVP in Nebraska?s regular-season finale, a victory over rival Oklahoma. Following his football career, Mauer played one year of baseball at Nebraska, serving as the Huskers? designated hitter in 1982. He had been selected in the 11th round of the 1977 draft by the Minnesota Twins. Mauer earned a degree in education from Nebraska in 1982. He graduated from Harding High School in St. Paul, Minn., in 1977 where he competed in football, basketball and baseball. Mauer has been inducted into the St. Paul athletics hall of fame. Mauer?s cousin, Joe, was the top pick in the 2001 Major League Baseball draft by the Minnesota Twins. He is married to the former Jennifer Graham of Omaha, Neb. They have three daughters, Mia, Marlo and Macy.

Birthdate: Sept. 2, 1958
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minn.
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
Family: Wife (former 	Jennifer Graham);
Children (daughters Mia, Marlo, Macey)

Education High School: Harding (Minn.) HS (1969) College: Nebraska (1982)

Playing Experience Nebraska (1978-81)

Coaching Experience 1982-83 Nebraska 1984-86 Ball State 1987-91 Wisconsin 1996-99 North Dakota State 2000- New Mexico State

Bowl Experience Player 1979 Orange 1980 Cotton 1980 Sun 1982 Orange Coach 1983 Orange 1984 Orange

Position: Wide Receivers Coach
Other Position: Wide Receivers
Year: Senior

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