Commitment Tracker: Miller displaying versatility

How did Colorado's commitments fare on the field last weekend? BuffStampede.com has the rundown, as well as our weekly Commit Tracker Video Reel...

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Desoto (Texas) High has not traditionally had many players go both ways, but Chris Miller's versatility allows him to excel at both receiver and cornerback for the Broncos.

I want to try to make all-area on both sides of the ball, and hopefully all-state honors, too,” Miller said of his individual senior goals.

In Denton's season opener on Friday, Miller got off to a good start by catching four passes, including a 25-yard touchdown reception, while also playing the role of lock-down corner. The Broncos enjoyed a 42-28 victory over Lake Dallas.

It felt good to get that first win in the books, especially with it being the first game of my senior year,” Miller said.

Denton has upcoming contests against Sanger, The Colony and Timber Creek, before a match-up against their cross-town rival Ryan, one of the top ranked teams in Texas.

Since verbally committing to the Buffaloes in late June, Miller has kept in daily communication with Colorado's coaches.

All their coaches are good people and I like their scheme. I also like all the other commits, so it makes me feel comfortable in my decision,” he said of the Buffs. “Their coaches do a good job of encouraging me. They think I can dominate on both sides of the ball this season.”

Miller is expected to play cornerback when he gets to Boulder. Although he has yet to schedule his official visit to Colorado, Miller said he hopes to take it the weekend of Oct. 15, when the Buffs host Arizona State.

A dozen other colleges have offered Miller, and he said “a few” other programs have continued to reach out to him since he committed to Colorado. He is unsure at this point if he will end up taking trips to other schools.

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In that two touchdown victory for Denton, Polley helped clear the way for the Broncos to rack up over 300 rushing yards.

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Servite's receivers dropped at least six passes but Lytle still managed to complete 16 balls for 241 yards and a touchdown, as the Friars defeated Fountain Valley, 44-0, on Friday.

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After falling behind 7-0 early, Allen scored 25 unanswered for an impressive victory over Hoover High School from Alabama in the Tom Landry Classic. Sherman played his first game as a senior in front of 18,000 fans.

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Shenault had three receptions for roughly 48 yards during Desoto's 47-13 season opening victory over Dallas Jesuit.

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Wells made a bone-jarring tackle on punt coverage and had at least two tackles for a loss defensively in South Sumter's 34-25 win at Leesburg in their opener.

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Sparaco excelled at defensive end in IMG Academy's win at Grayson, 26-7.

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Landman recorded a sack on defense and caught two balls for 43 yards on offense as Monte Vista cruised to a 49-7 win over Deer Valley in their first game.

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Newman had what the Los Angeles Times called “a big game tackling” as La Mirada beat Orange Lutheran, 21-14, on Friday night.

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Osling and his Antelope Valley teammates did not have the start to the 2016 season they were hoping for. The Antelopes were shutout in a home game against Golden Valley, 28-0, on Friday night. Osling threw two interceptions and lost a fumble at quarterback. He projects as a cornerback for college.

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Olver and his Marin Catholic teammates struggled out the gate, losing at Central Catholic, 42-16, in their season opener. Olver is playing both ways at tight end and defensive end.

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Fontenot had a 10-yard touchdown run in George Ranch's 38-0 season-opening victory at Weslaco.

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Bell had an 18-yard reception as Murrieta Valley defeated Santiago, 55-31, on Friday night.

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Lewis and his Granite Bay teammates suffered a 28-10 loss at Carmichael Jesuit on Friday night. The Grizzlies will attempt to bounce back this week at home against Whitney.

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Van Diest celebrated his birthday last weekend, and the future Buff hopes to celebrate two victories this Friday. Van Diest and his Cherry Creek teammates will be facing off at Regis Jesuit around the same time CU will be battling CSU in Denver.

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Paige and his ThunderRidge teammates will travel to Orlando later this week to play in a neutral field contest against Tift County, a Georgia high school.

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After scrimmaging The College of New Jersey on Thursday, Hamilton and his ASA College teammates are ready for the season. They will kick it off in Rhode Island this Saturday against Navy Prep.

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Jackson is out for the 2016 season with a torn ACL. In his absence, his Cedar Hill teammates lost to Las Vegas powerhouse Bishop Gorman, 44-14, on national television.

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