Maher to Compete in All-Star Challenge

By: Courtesy: NU Media Relations
By: Courtesy: NU Media Relations

Nebraska kicker/punter Brett Maher will participate in the 2013 Quicken Loans All-Star Football Challenge, an exciting skills competition featuring college football's brightest stars.

The 15th annual program is scheduled to air Saturday, Feb. 2, at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and will have encore airings on ESPN2 at 4 p.m. ET on Feb. 3 and noon ET on Feb. 17. ESPN will also air an encore at 4 p.m. ET on April 14.

Individual events in the 2013 Quicken Loans All-Star Football Challenge include: The Quicken Loans QB Accuracy Competition, Skechers GoRun Hands Competition, Mercedes-Benz Lineman Strength Challenge, Obstacle Course and Speed Kick. To conclude the program, the players will be divided into two teams for The Quicken Loans Team Competition.

Maher's big leg was a game changer for Nebraska and the two-time team captain was a big part of Nebraska's success the past two seasons. Maher was 5-of-9 from 50+ yards in his career and was named the Big Ten Kicker of the Year in 2011 and 2012.


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