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At 6-foot-5 and 300 pounds, Sarasota (Fla.) Riverview standout offensive lineman Drew Miller is enjoying his senior season so far.

"We started slow because we had a lot of new players," Miller said. "But we've now won our last two games after losing our first four. We're 1-1 (in district) play. I've been having fun."

Miller, a full academic qualifier, has been playing on both sides of the football.

"I'm averaging in the high 80s," he said of his blocking grade. "And I'm getting about five pancakes a game. I've also been playing defense in certain situations."

The talented lineman is widely considered the best prospect in this state at his position. That's why he has written offers from programs all over the country.

"I'm still looking at Florida, Miami, Florida State, Georgia, Tennessee, Michigan, Ohio State, and Notre Dame," he said. "Florida and Miami are my two favorites because I've already been to both places and I really liked them both."

Miller, who went to the Florida/Tennessee game, was scheduled to be at the two games Miami played against their in-state rivals.

"I was ready to go watch the Florida/Miami game but our game got rained out that night and we then played on Saturday," he said. "I was going to go to the Florida State game but it was our homecoming and my girlfriend wanted me to go with her. It was a great game, Miami played really well."

Miller has two visits scheduled but plans on taking all five before it's over.

"I have Florida for January 9th and Miami for December 12th," he said. "I haven't decided on the other three yet."

The talented lineman is not ready to name a preference among the two in-state programs yet.

"They're both close," he said. "Miami's really good and they always are. Florida's got a lot of good young players so they'll be getting a lot better. I'll need to take my visits to find out (which one I like best)."

Miller talks to Art Kehoe on a weekly basis and will occasionally talk with Larry Coker, including today.

"I talked to Coach Coker earlier today," he said. "He just wanted to know how I was doing and made sure I knew how much they wanted me. Then I talked to Coach Kehoe after that."

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