2011: Played in 12 games for the Panthers on the offensive line ... started six games ... helped the UNI offense rush for 2,182 yards and throw for 2,167 yards.
2010: Played in 10 games at guard on the offensive line, starting four times ... helped guide UNI to the MVFC's top-rated rushing offense, averaging 217 yards per game on the ground ... also helped the Panthers to the ninth-best rushing average in the nation.
2009: Saw action in eight games on the offensive line ... one of the primary reserves who filled in for injured starters.
High School: All-state second-team pick as a senior ... all-conference and all-metro selection ... earned his team's Lineman of the Year award as well as the Pat Tillman Award (giving of self to the community) ... served as team captain in 2007 ... earned all-Lake Conference honorable mention as a junior while starting 13 games ... helped lead the Irish to a 9-4 record and its first section championship game in 20 years as a junior ...honor roll student... high school coach: Jeff Erdmann.
Personal: Born June 19, 1990, in Robbinsdale, Minn.... son of Candy and Tim Sauer, Sr. ... has a brother (Stefan) and a sister (Alli) ... majoring in physical education.