Prolific Garland RB Coming to Texas Jr. Day

Texas has already received a commitment for the Class of 2009 from top-flight running back Chris Whaley and on Saturday another of the state's best backs in Naaman Forest High School RB Jonathan Miller will be taking a visit to Austin.

6-foot-1, 190-pound running back Jonathan Miller from Naaman Forest High School in Garland, Tex. burst on to the scene in 2007, running for 1984 yards and 25 touchdowns during his junior season.

Recently, Texas assistant coach Bobby Kennedy contacted Miller to let him know that he's invited to attend Texas' Junior Day on February 23rd. Miller jumped at the chance. He's been a fan of Longhorn football for a long time and Texas is one of his top schools.

"I would like to go there. I've always followed the Longhorns and liked Texas," said Miller.

But Texas is not the only school he'd like to go to. With so many schools competing for his services, Miller has a lot of options to consider. His top schools, right now, are Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Texas Tech and Texas A&M.

Miller would like to receive an offer from the Horns when he comes to Austin on Saturday, but will he?

"I'm not sure. Hopefully," said Miller.

Regardless of whether or not he receives an offer, Miller said he currently plans on waiting before making his final decision.

"It's something I'd like to wait on. I want to scout them out and see what the schools are doing with recruiting," said Miller.

Miller has been clocked at 4.5 in the 40 and is also a standout in track, specializing in the 200, 4x100 relay and the 4x200 relay for the Rangers. He bench presses 275 and his squat max is 425 pounds. Miller said he wants to spend the off-season improving his speed and strength even more.


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