#51 Ben Miller
|HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL)||Gallatin, Tenn./Gallatin HS (Carson-Newman)|
2010 (JUNIOR): Named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athlete ... Voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference West Division ... Earned Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors after contest against Union College ... Started all 10 contests in which he played, missing game at Faulkner Univ. because of injury ... Recorded 78 tackles, second best on the squad, with team-leading 10.5 tackles for loss along with two sacks ... Collected one interception, three pass breakups and one forced fumble ... Posted eight tackles in season opener at Austin Peay and eight more stops with a sack and one pass breakup versus Campbellsville Univ. ... Again totaled eight tackles at Kentucky Christian ... Registered five tackles, three for loss with a sack, against West Virginia Tech ... Recorded three stops, one for loss, with a pass breakup versus Lindsey Wilson and five tackles, 0.5 for loss, against Shorter Univ. ... Posted season-high 14 tackles, one for loss, with a pass breakup at Bethel Univ. ... Collected 11 stops, two for loss, including one for a safety, and forced a fumble versus Union College ... Registered six tackles, 0.5 for loss, and returned an interception 23 yards against Belhaven Univ. ... Recorded 10 stops at the Univ. of the Cumberlands.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 11 games, starting the final nine at linebacker, collecting 72 tackles, including team-high 12.5 for loss and 6.0 sacks, with one pass breakup ... Saw limited action in season opener against Campbellsville Univ. because of injury ... Posted five tackles, 0.5 for loss, versus Georgetown College ... Registered nine stops, 1.0 for loss, at Newberry College ... Collected 11 tackles, including 3.5 for loss with 1.5 sacks, against the Univ. of the Cumberlands ... Tallied 10 stops, 2.0 for loss, at Bethel Univ. ... Posted three tackles, 1.0 for loss, versus Faulkner Univ., and three stops with one sack at UVA-Wise ... Recorded season-high 13 tackles, including 2.5 for loss and two sacks, and one pass breakup versus Belhaven College ... Posted five stops at Shorter College and two tackles in limited action at Kentucky Christian ... Collected 11 tackles with a sack at Lambuth Univ.
BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Spent two seasons at Carson-Newman ... Redshirted in 2007 ... Played in 10 contests in 2008, recording 21.5 tackles, 6.5 for loss, with one sack, two pass breakups and two passes defensed.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner for coach Robert Lassiter at Gallatin HS ... Named All-Region and All-State as senior ... Also selected All-Midstate by the Tennessean ... Earned three letters in baseball, earning All-District honors.
PERSONAL: Benjamin Thomas Miller III ... Son of Darrell and Cathy Miller ... Born September 11, 1989 ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.