Two-Way Star Discusses Recruiting Visit To AU

This talented prospect said he kept busy during his weekend in Auburn.

Selma, Ala.--It was a busy but enjoyable weekend for Jai Miller.

The 6-4, 192-pound three-sport standout from Selma High put up 29 points and 10 rebounds in a Friday night basketball game and then traveled across the state late that night for an official visit to Auburn University.

"The visit went great," says Miller, a versatile athlete who played quarterback on offense and free safety on defense as a senior. He also played strong safety as a junior. "Anthony Mix was my player host and we had a good time."

Jai Miller

Miller spent part of the weekend with his uncle, Chette Williams, the Auburn team chaplain and former Auburn football player during the Pat Dye Era. Miller said he enjoyed spending time with Williams and kept busy during his trip.

"On Saturday I met with advisers concerning my academic major (computer engineering) and then I met with the coaches. We all went over to the stadium and had dinner with all of the Tigerettes and players and that was a lot of fun. We got to tour the stadium and the locker room and they had jerseys with our names on them. One of the things I really liked is that they had a Tiger Walk for us. That was a lot of fun."

Miller is being recruited by colleges as a potential wide receiver and he talked about that with Auburn receivers coach Greg Knox. He also talked to defensive coordinator Gene Chizik about the possibility of playing in the secondary. "Coach Chizik told me that they are losing a lot of people in the secondary and that they were interested in me playing there if I wanted to do that," Miller says. "It sounds like an interesting possibility. I played free safety this last season and strong safety as a junior."

Miller, who has already taken an official visit to Stanford, has one more trip set, a Jan. 24th visit to Georgia Tech. He said he will likely set up one more visit to Alabama before selecting a college.

Tiger Ticket Extra: Miller says that he enjoyed meeting Auburn's players and says that junior strong safety Junior Rosegreen talked to him about the opportunities at Auburn. "Junior told me that they would love to have me come join them," Miller says. "He said that the team is losing a lot of people in the secondary and I would have a good chance to come in and play if I come to Auburn."...Miller said he also met with Tommy Tuberville and assistant coach Joe Whitt, who recruits the Selma area.


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