And he wasn't excited about simply being picked, he was definitely excited about becoming an Oakland Raider and having the opportunity to be in the same draft class as quarterback JaMarcus Russell.
"I'm looking forward to it a lot. He's such a great quarterback, did such great things at LSU, and he's going to do great things in the NFL," he said during a phone interview on Saturday.
Miller's very familiar with Oakland's great fan base and the energy they bring to home games when the men in black and silver take the field. And he can't wait to experience it.
Listen to a 3-minute audio clip of this exclusive interview where Zach talks about his draft day experience, what he can do for his new NFL team and much more by clicking the link below: