UTAH: Walked on to the team in 2009 and played one season before leaving on an LDS church mission ... returned to school this past spring and competed in camp.
2009- Played in seven games on special teams.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 honorable mention 5A all-state selection from The Woodlands High School in Woodlands, Texas ... 2008 District 14 Defensive MVP ... 2008 All-Greater Houston first team ... All-Montgomery County ... 5A TexasFootball.com first-team defense ... played in the Bayou Bowl ... had 60 tackles, two interceptions, five pass breakups, four fumble recoveries, three forced fumbles, six TFL and a blocked kick as a senior ... team captain ... 2007 honorable mention all-district ... academic all-district ... three-year varsity starter.
PERSONAL: Son of Rick and Kristi Maires ... father played football at Southern Utah and Ricks College ... two sisters and a brother ... enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, skiing and playing guitar ... has not declared a major ... full name is Richard Chase Maires (pronounced mayors) ... born Feb. 16, 1990.
YEAR G/GS UT AT TOT TFL SACK
2009 7/0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0