Miller's resume after only his junior year is impressive. First Team All-State 5A, All-Mid state, All-Region, All-Area, Player of the Week for the Jeff Fisher show and the Blue Cross Bowl Most Valuable Player; an extraordinary list of accomplishments for a junior. Miller, who claims his greatest strengths on the football field are his vision and reaction time, rushed 2,175 yards and 33 touchdowns last season.
Miller was so highly regarded after his junior year that he was invited to the U.S. Army All-American Junior Combine in San Antonio in January. There he posted impressive numbers including a 4.53 40 speed and a 39 1/2 inch vertical jump.
"It's all out there in front of me. All I have to do is work for it, go get it and stay healthy." said the speedy back when asked how it would feels to know he'll be playing SEC ball in 2006.
Like many athletes who commit to Vanderbilt, the thought of playing in the tough SEC and getting solid academics appealed to Miller. "Number one, I like that they are an SEC team and they compete in the best conference, collegiately and nationally. I know that if I graduate from Vanderbilt I should still be okay if I don't make it into the NFL. I like that they are going to have me running the ball, catching the ball and receiving punts and kickoffs. I like to know that I'll be only 30 minutes away from my home. There are plenty of pluses in Vanderbilt."
Miller also does well in the classroom, sporting a 3.25 GPA and a 20 ACT score. Vanderbilt offensive coordinator Ted Cain recruited Miller.
Players 5-9 and under in the SEC (2004 rosters)
AlabamaAntonio Carter SE 5-9 191
Tyrone Prothro SE 5-8 173
ArkansasDowell Loggains QB 5-5 165
Sam Olajubutu ILB 5-9 224
Darius Vinnett CB 5-9 175
AuburnGerald Williams CB 5-9 192
FloridaVernell Brown CB 5-8 155
Jermaine McCollum CB 5-8 184
GeorgiaThomas Brown RB 5-8 185
Mike Gilliam RB 5-9 180
Tim Jennings DB 5-8 173
KentuckyJ.J. Bennett RB 5-7.5 195
Draak Davis RB 5-7 177
Clem Fennell CB 5-8 171
LSUGino Giambelluca WR 5-8 173
Skyler Green SE 5-9 189
Ole MissKennedy Griffin WR 5-9 160
Bryan Brown S 5-9 195
Craig Holcomb FB 5-9 220
Miss. StateFred Reid HB 5-9 184
Brandon Thornton RB 5-9 190
Brandon Wright FL 5-9 157
South CarolinaAndrea Gause WR 5-9.5 207
TennesseeAntonio Gaines DB 5-9 180
Corey Larkins RB 5-8 205
David Yancy RB 5-8 185
VanderbiltBill Alford CB 5-9 175
Josh Allen CB 5-9 170
Patrick Christy WR 5-9 170