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Ben Mauk
Ben Mauk

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Kenton,Ohio

Last College:
Wake Forest

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
01/04/1985

Experience:
TR



2006: Completed 14-of-21 passes for 105 yards and a touchdown in Wake Forest's season opener before suffering a season-ending injury vs. Syracuse ... member of Wake Forest's ACC Championship squad that appeared in the Orange Bowl.

2005: Played in seven games and finished 3-3 as a starter ... averaged a team-high 126.7 yards of total offense per game ... went 15-of-26 for 198 yards passing and also rushed for 31 yards and a score vs. Vanderbilt ... went 18-for-35 against Maryland for 133 yards ... completed 13-of-17 passes against N.C. State for 140 yards ... went 11-for-22 at Duke for 138 yards with an interception ... also rushed for a season-high 42 yards against the Blue Devils, including a touchdown.

2004: Named to The Sporting News' ACC All-Freshman Team ... played in 10 games, starting the final three ... the Demon Deacons' second-leading rusher with 295 yards ... made a splash on his first collegiate snap by completing the longest touchdown pass in Wake Forest history, an 85-yarder at Clemson ... finished 3-for-4 for 101 yards and a touchdown against the Tigers ... saw first extensive action against Duke in relief and completed 11-of-20 passes for 127 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for 62 yards ... totaled 100 yards passing and 96 yards rushing on 12 carries vs. North Carolina.

2003: Redshirted.

Kenton High School: Set national records with 6,540 passing yards and 76 touchdowns through the air his senior season ... set national career passing records for completions (1,105), attempts (1,931) and yards (17,534) and is second with 179 career passing touchdowns ... led the Wildcats to back-to-back state championships ... Ohio's 2002 Mr. Football ... Gatorade's 2002 State of Ohio Football Player of the Year ... earned the 2002 Art Tuinor Award from the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association ... coached by father, Mike Mauk ... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born January 4, 1985... son of Mike and Gwyn Mauk.

Career Rushing Statistics Year Att. Yards Avg. TD Long 2004 (WF) 58 295 5.1 0 27 2005 (WF) 64 45 0.7 2 11 2006 (WF) 7 6 0.9 0 16 Totals 129 346 2.7 2 27

Single-Game Bests Pass Attempts: 35 vs. Maryland (9/24/05) Completions: 18 vs. Maryland (9/24/05) Passing Yards: 198 vs. Vanderbilt (9/1/05) Long Pass: 85 at Clemson (9/4/04) Rushing Attempts: 13 vs. Vanderbilt (9/1/05) Rushing Yards: 96 vs. North Carolina (11/13/05)