2014 CIS Football Player to Watch: Christian Mahler, Waterloo Warriors


Source: Dan Ackerman, Waterloo SportsInfo

Name: Christian Mahler
University: Waterloo
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, ON
High school / Cegep: Bawating C&VS
Position: Defensive Back
Academic program: Recreation & Business
Year of eligibility: 4
Height: 5’10
Weight: 190

Key stats 2012: 27 solo tackles, 11 assistedtackles, 4.1 tackles per game, 2 interceptions

Christian Mahler returns to Waterloo for his fourth season andis one of the most well-rounded and talented DB’s in the OUA.Mahler has an uncanny ability to see the play develop and reactaccordingly to keep opposing receivers honest.

His speed paired with his football IQ and athletic abilitiesmake him one of the most exciting players to watch on the defensiveside of the ball. Last season, Mahler was third on the Warriors intackles as well as adding two interceptions and fourknock-downs.

“Christian is a versatile and extremely talented defensiveback who we will rely on to be the leader of our defence thisseason.” – Marshall Bingeman

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