Cardinals enjoyed several strong special team performances last season
The Cardinals lost on the road to McNeese State this Saturday night. (Lake Charles, LA)
Cardinals beat Nicholls (Beaumont, TX)
2011: Appeared in 10 games at deep snapper ... Posted his second straight season without a miscue in the punting game ... Registered a tackle at Texas State (10/15) for his first career statistic.
2010: Played in all 11 games for the Cardinals at deep snapper ... Finished the season without a miscue in punt formation.
High School: Was an offensive line starter and the deep snapper for Lamar Consolidated High School in 2009 ... Also handled deep snapping chores as a junior in 2008 and was a late-season call-up to the varsity in 2007 when the Mustangs won the Class 4A Division II state championship ... Ranked No. 9 in the nation as a deep snapper by Scout.com and No. 15 in the nation by Chris Sailer Kicking.
Personal: Chris Maikranz was born on Sept. 27, 1991 ... Son of Glen Maikranz and Kandice Poorman ... General studies major.