So much talent, so little time: Jai Miller

Already one of the top roundball recruits in the state, Selma's Jai Miller is also a highly regarded quarterback/athlete prospect.

Considered one of the top three basketball prospects (18 points, seven rebounds, five assists per game at shooting forward/point guard in college) in the state of Alabama in 2002-03, Miller made All Metro, All Region, 6A All State, and participated in the North/South All Star Game in basketball as a junior.

Miller, 6-4, 187 pounds, is actually a dynamite athlete that can adapt to any skill position in any sport. On the diamond he is a standout baseball center fielder/third baseman who batted .470, had a .630 on-base percentage, .750 slugging percentage, and netted three home runs. Miller is a genuine three-sport star deserves to be known as the states top-rated athlete due to his ability to be a factor in each sport in which he participates.

Miller's football prowess is just as impressive as his court and diamond numbers. He was voted his teams' Most Outstanding Back after a junior year in which he threw for 714 yards, six Tds, and just one Interception. That followed a sophomore season in which he posted 1029 yards passing with 11 Tds and 8 interceptions.

Offensively, his skills are the equal of former teammate, Ben Obomanu (Auburn), and defensively, he can handle either safety position. Miller had 14 tackles (eight solo ), one interception ( returned 45 yards ), and one fumble recovery in four games as a junior.

Sporting a 4.55 best-time in the 40-yard dash, Miller's best college position will be at receiver so he can utilize his height, athleticism, speed, and jumping ability to the maximum.

Miller will likely be a two-sport athlete at the college level, but he will have to find time to include the weight room in his daily duties. He doesn't work out in high school due to his three-sport routine, but in order to compete in college, he will have to be much stronger.

An excellent student, Miller has a 3.8 GPA and has scored 23 on the ACT.

Miller has football offers from Alabama, LSU, and West Virginia and if he chooses to play football as one of his sports in college, he will have to sign a football scholarship. He also expresses an interest in Florida, Auburn, and Stanford.

He has numerous basketball offers as well including Alabama and LSU. Miller is simply a great individual with great talent and a great future!


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