Corey Bender

James Miller gets an offer from the Ducks

James Miller and linebacker from Armwood HS, Seffner, Fla., picked up an offer from Oregon on Monday, Feb. 13. We spoke to Miller about the offer and his plans for this summer

 James Miller

Which Duck coach(s) have you been talking with? When was the last conversation?


JM: Coach (David) Kelly, today.


Did Coach Kelly offer you today? What did you guys discuss?


JM: Yes sir, about me being a Duck.


How’s your interest in Oregon?


JM: I’m neutral right now.


How many offers do you currently have? Any leaders?


JM: Five offers, ECU, USF, Indiana, Iowa, and Oregon. No leaders at this time.


Will distance be a factor for you and your family?


JM: No sir, distance will not be one.


What would you like to learn more about the Ducks?


JM: The strength coach.


Strength Coach Irele Oderinde, what would you like to know more about?


JM: How they grow you over time.


Did Coach Taggart recruit you while he was at USF? If so, what can you tell me about him?


JM: Yes sir he did, he’s a cool dude.


Yes, Coach Taggart seems like a good dude, So in regards to strength and conditioning, what type of programs has he in place to get bigger? What is your current height and weight? What weight would you like to play at by your Freshman year in college?


JM: 6-1, 215; I want to be like 230.


Tell me about your game, are you an inside or outside backer? Your strengths? What you want to work on over the spring/summer before your senior year?


JM: I like inside more but I play outside before. My strengths are running from side to side and downhill. I want to get bigger and faster.


How is Armwood going to be this year? Are you close to new Duck Darrian McNeal?


JM: We winning state we have the best 2018 class and yea we cool.


Have you talked with him since he committed? What type of player are the Ducks getting in Darrain?


JM: He a game changer.


Do you have any camps or visits coming up in the spring or summer?


JM: I'm going to FSU junior day.


Will the Ducks will get one of your five official visits?


JM: Not sure yet.


Thanks James!


No problem



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