#1 Tight End Miller Talks About Visit

<b>Zach Miller</b>, the #1-ranked tight end in the nation, took an official visit to UCLA this last weekend. Now done with his five official visits, Miller talks about his preferences...

The nation's top tight end, Phoenix (Ariz.) Desert Vista High's Zach Miller, 6-5, 240, took his fifth and final official visit this past weekend to Westwood, and on the heels of his trip to UCLA, will now take the next two to three weeks to stew over his decision.

"It was a good trip, I had a lot of fun on it," Miller said. "Matt Ware was my host. Now, I'm going to take the next 2-3 weeks to decide where I want to go."

On his trip, Miller spent time with receiver coach Jon Embree and head coach Karl Dorrell.

"Coach Embree and Coach Dorrell are real cool guys. They are good coaches. It's just hard because (tight ends) coach (Gary) Bernardi was the one recruiting me and the one I was talking to all along. Now he is gone and it's getting late to try and meet another coach and get to know him. That kind of hurts UCLA."

While Miller enjoyed his trip to UCLA, it still is doubtful it was enough to put the Bruins at or even near the top. "UCLA and Tennessee are still there, but I am probably going to decide between Oklahoma, Miami and Arizona State. But the door's not closed," said Miller.

With all five trips done, Miller will spend this week hosting each of the five schools for their in-home visits.

And while he has the interest of several national schools, the local school looms large. But he insists there is no pressure to stay close to home and commit to Arizona State. "There really is no pressure on me. I am not feeling any. I just want to go where the school uses the tight end, gets him the ball. Each school said they want me to come in right away and play. I want to go where I have the best opportunity."

Miller has a 4.0 GPA and is fully qualified. He will decide before Signing Day.

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