Brett Maher started his career at a young age. He participated in a lot of sports, including football, basketball, and track.
He earned a spot on the Class A all-state honorable mention team in basketball as a senior. As a senior, he competed in track and field and won state titles in both the long jump and the pole vault. In the latter event, he also set a new state record.
Where Did Brett Maher Attend College And Highschool?
Brett Maher initially attended his first three years of high school at Centennial Public Schools in Utica, Nebraska. He later transferred to Kearney High School.
Maher was a sought-after prospect out of high school. He attended t the University of Nebraska and played for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
While he was a redshirt freshman and a sophomore, he played in all of the team’s games as the holder for field goals and extra points. Additionally, he was Alex Henery’s backup punter during those two seasons.
Following Henery’s graduation, he was appointed the placekicker and punter starter as a junior. He was successful with 19 of 23 field goals, 43 of 44 extra points, and had an average punting distance of 44.5 yards (sixth in school history).