Rob Maver

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Rob Maver
No. 6     Calgary Stampeders
Date of birth: (1986-03-12) March 12, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth: Brampton, Ontario
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): P/K
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
College: Guelph
High school: Turner Fenton
CFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Organizations
As player:
2010-present Calgary Stampeders
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 2012, 2013
CFL West All-Star: 2012, 2013
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Rob Maver (born March 12, 1986) is a professional Canadian football Punter for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted fifth overall by the Stampeders in the 2010 CFL Draft, after being highly ranked by the CFL's Amateur Scouting Bureau. He played Canadian Interuniversity Sport football for the Guelph Gryphons. He played high school football for Turner Fenton Trojans.

College career[edit]

University of Guelph[edit]

Maver attended University of Guelph where he played university football for the Guelph Gryphons as the team's placekicker and punter from 2006-2009. He earned OUA All-star honours for both positions for the 2009 season. Maver also played in the 2009 CIS East-West game and finished in eighth place on the CIS all-time field goals list with 54.[1]

Professional career[edit]

CFL Draft[edit]

After an outstanding university career, Maver was the only placekicker invited to the CFL Evaluation Camp (Grant Shaw was invited as a defensive back). Maver was the sixth ranked player in the Canadian Football League’s Amateur Scouting Bureau rankings for players eligible in the 2010 CFL Draft.[2] With their kickers departing their teams after the 2009 CFL season, the Calgary Stampeders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and Toronto Argonauts were said to be looking for a replacement kicker, possibly found in the draft. As such, the Calgary Stampeders had to use their early draft pick to select Maver fifth overall before the other two teams could do so.[3]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

On May 13, 2010, it was announced that Maver had signed a contract with the Calgary Stampeders.[4]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National records chase update (#4)". Canadian Interuniversity Sport. 2009-10-01. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  2. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/page/ecamp-scouting-bureau_april_2010 E-Camp Scouting Bureau April 2010
  3. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/article/guelph-k-maver-goes-to-calgary-at-5 Guelph K Maver goes to Calgary at #5
  4. ^ http://www.cfl.ca/article/stamps-2010-first-round-pick-maver Stamps sign 2010 first round pick Maver