February 1, 2007

Mauk to Leave Wake

Some may call it the most courageous play of the year. In just the first game of the year, junior quarterback Ben Mauk jumped on a loose ball with the score tied at ten late in the third quarter. Some may have chalked it up to the defense and let his team down. Instead, Mauk put everything on the line to keep his team in the game. For his efforts, Mauk recovered the ball, but ended his own season.

Enter Riley Skinner. The freshman led Wake to its first ACC Championship in over thirty years and a trip to South Florida. So where does this leave Mauk?

Instead of coming back for his redshirt senior season, Mauk will graduate on time and pursue his Master's degree somewhere else next school year.

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