Junior to Watch: Lawrence Miles
School: La Quinta, Calif.
Position: Defensive End/Offensive Tackle
Size and Speed: Miles stands 6-foot-3, weighs 260 pounds and runs the 40 in 4.75. His bench is 345, squat 475, clean 250 and he has recorded a 28-inch vertical jump.
Honors: Miles was selected, all-CIF, all-county and all-league as a junior.
Statistics: Miles amassed for 82 tackles and 11 sacks his junior season.
Favorite Colleges: Miles will be one of the most sought after players out of southern California this recruiting season. He is hearing coast-to-coast. His early favorites include USC, UCLA, Oregon, ASU, Oregon State and Colorado.
Skinny: If your favorite college is looking for a big guy who can move than you can expect your favorite university to show up at La Quinta high school this spring.
Miles is a hard worker with great size and speed. He has a great attitude and good character.
Miles plays defensive end and offensive tackle for La Quinta and he has the skills to play either on the next level.
Miles has a high ceiling and still has growth potential. Believe it or not, Miles has a lankly frame and he could carry more weight with skipping a beat.
Miles just returned from the USC camp held this past weekend. “I didn’t feel I like that well,” Miles said. “I know I can do a lot better.”
Does Miles have a favorite school(s)?
“I think I would like to play locally at UCLA or USC,” Miles said. “But I’m pretty open.”