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Mark Miller
Mark Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Briarwood Christian H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 224

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L



AT VIRGINIA: 2004--Experienced linebacker used in a variety of roles ... valuable special teams player who played on the punt, punt return, kickoff and kickoff return units ... played in every game and made 13 tackles ... seven of his tackles came in kickoff coverage to rank third on the squad ...was in on two tackles in the opener at Temple ...three tackles against Duke ...season-high five stops vs. Georgia Tech ... 11 of his 13 tackles come in games away from home ... lettered.

2003--Reserve linebacker and special teams standout who played in every game ... saw most of his time from scrimmage as part of the nickel package ... made 23 tackles, including two sacks ... led the team with five tackles in punt coverage and finished second with nine kickoff tackles ...had four tackles against Western Michigan ...career-high six tackles in his most extensive action against North Carolina ... dumped Darian Durant in the third quarter for his first sack ...four tackles, including a sack in the fourth quarter, the next week at Clemson ... three tackles against Florida State ...had one tackle against Pittsburgh in the Continental Tire Bowl ... lettered for the second time.

2002--Made his college debut against South Carolina on the kickoff and punt return teams ... played in the last 12 games ... was a mainstay on the kickoff team ... third on the team with 10 kickoff tackles ...added to the kickoff return team for the N.C. State and remained there ... made his first tackle against South Carolina in his first game ... recorded two tackles in consecutive games against Penn State, N.C. State and Maryland ... made a career-high three tackles, including two solos, against West Virginia in the Continental Tire Bowl ... lettered.

HIGH SCHOOL: A Birmingham News and Alabama Sports Writers Association first-team All-State linebacker for coach Fred Yancey at Briarwood Christian High School ... twice select team MVP on defense by his coaches (2000, 2001) ... started at linebacker for the state championship team in 2000, leading the team in tackles for three seasons ... concluded his prep career with over 500 tackles ... voted the Birmingham News Player of the Week following the 2000 second round playoff game where he had 23 tackles ... also participated in indoor and outdoor track and field ... named track team MVP as a junior and a senior ... at the 2002 state track meet, finished second in the shot put ... also placed fifth in the 400 meters ... ran the last leg for the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams ... National Honor Society member ... president of Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

PERSONAL: Mark Hodo Miller ... born 3-8-84 in Birmingham, Ala. ... son of Mark and Jean Miller ... has two brothers, Stephen (18) and James (15), and a sister, Katie (13) ... president of Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Briarwood HS. ... psychology major

Miller Defensively

Year G Plys S A Tot. TFL QBS FR FC PBU Int QBH BlK
2002 12 61 3 7 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 13 225 9 14 23 2-11 2-11 0 0 1 0 0 0
2004 12 182 6 7 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 37 468 18 28 46 2-11 2-11 0 0 1 0 0 0