D-I schools love to find players who have the athleticism and versatility to play more than one position. A player of this caliber gives the signing school more options to fill needs in their program. Tight end/linebacker Anthony Miller (6-4, 245, 4.84) from San Jose (Calif.) Archbishop Mitty is one such player.
"Anthony can catch anything thrown near him," Archbishop coach Dave Brown said. "As far as a defensive player and I've been coaching for a number of years, I have never seen a player play the edge quite like him."
"Anthony never gets hooked in."
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On the recruiting front Miller went UCLA's junior day and enjoyed it very much. He receives letters from Michigan every week and Cal is also showing interest in the two-way standout from San Jose.
Miller has the of the field characteristics that schools covet in a prospect as well.
"Anthony has impeccable character and he's a hard worker on and off the field," Brown said. "He's just a great kid who is very coachable and the kind of player who will do whatever is asked of him.
In the weight room, Miller benches 265, squats 365 and cleans 240. He has recorded a 28 inch vertical.
Miller as an all-league selection on both sides of the ball and from his tight end position he had 12 receptions for 106 yards and one touchdown for a run dominated offense.
On the defensive side of the ball, Miller 69 tackles, 10 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks.