As a freshman (2005): Redshirted ... Was co-winner of the Otto Schnellbacher Award at the team's end of the year awards banquet given annually to the Offensive Scout Team MV.
High School: A graduate of Pittsburg High School in Pittsburg, Kan. ... Named first-team All-Southeast Kansas League as a quarterback and a punter in both 2003 and 2004 ... An all-state selection at quarterback by the Kansas Football Coaches Association as a senior ... Also named to the KFCA's Top 11 ... Named to the All-Area team by the Joplin Globe ... Ranked as the 13th best high school senior quarterback in the nation by Superprep Magazine ... Connected on 72-of-151 passes for 930 yards and nine touchdowns in 2004 ... Accumulated 634 yards rushing, scored nine touchdowns on the ground and averaged 40.3 yards per punt in 2004 ... Led the PHS Dragons to the sectional championship as a junior and senior ... Coached in football by Merle Clark ... Also a standout basketball performe.
Personal: Son of Dennis and Valerie Meier ... Three brothers, Shad (Kansas State), Adam (Pittsburg State) and Dylan (Kansas State) all played football at the collegiate level.