PITTSBURG HS - Ranked 80th by Rivals.com web site on its list of top athletes... Member of the Kansas Top 11 by the Topeka Capital-Journal... Two-time first team all-state selection... Honorable mention All-American by SuperPrep magazine... Honorable mention All-Midlands Region by PrepStar magazine... Was the first 1,000-yard passer and 1,000-yard rusher in the SEK Conference... Directed Pittsburg to back-to-back appearances in the Class 5-A state title game... As a senior, threw for 1,465 yards and 14 TDs, while rushing for 935 yards and 10 TDs... Three-year starter for the Dragons... High school coach was Merle Clark... Also lettered three times in baseball, twice in basketball and once in track...
PERSONAL - Born 3/16/84 in Pittsburg, Kan... Parents are Dennis and Valerie Meier... Brother, Shad, played tight end at K-State (1997-2000) and played for the Tennessee Titans of the NFL in 2001... Member of the National Honor Society.