| Roy Miller
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6-2 / 295
· Career statistics
· 2008 season highlights video
· 2007 season highlights video
Big, physical and explosive four-year defensive tackle who played in 49 career games, starting 19 ... was one of the strongest members of the UT squad ... benched 500 lbs., squatted 625 lbs. and power cleaned 365 lbs. ... recorded 138 tackles, 25 TFL, 10 sacks, 44 pressures, six PBD, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery during his career ... started all 13 games at defensive tackle in 2008 ... earned Fiesta Bowl Defensive MVP honors ... tabbed first-team All-Big 12 by the league's coaches ... logged 49 tackles, 11 TFL, 5.5 sacks, 28 pressures, four PBD and a fumble recovery ... appeared in all 13 games at defensive tackle in 2007 ... tabbed honorable mention All-Big 12 by the league's coaches ... tallied 40 tackles, eight TFL, a sack, seven pressures, a PBD and a forced fumble ... played in all 13 games in 2006, starting six ... posted 39 tackles, 3.5 sacks, six TFL and six pressures ... appeared in 10 games as a freshman in 2005 ... recorded 10 tackles, three pressures and a PBD ... prep All-American who earned practice MVP honors at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... a member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... drafted with the 17th pick in the third round (81st overall) by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2009 NFL Draft.
Started all 13 games at defensive tackle ... tabbed first-team All-Big 12 by the league's coaches and second-team All-Big 12 by The Associated Press, Austin American-Statesman, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Kansas City Star, San Antonio Express-News and Waco Tribune-Herald ... named the team's Most Productive Defensive Performer three times ... helped UT rank first in the Big 12 in scoring defense (18.8 ppg/18th NCAA), total defense (342.9 ypg), rushing defense (83.5 ypg/third NCAA) and second in pass efficiency defense (124.2 rating) ... logged 49 tackles, 11 TFL, 5.5 sacks, 28 pressures, four PBD and a fumble recovery ... notched three TFL against FAU ... posted five tackles and two TFL while adding four pressures at UTEP ... recorded two tackles and a sack versus Rice ... added two tackles against Arkansas ... tallied eight tackles, a TFL, two PBD, three pressures and a fumble recovery at Colorado ... was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week due to his efforts ... posted three tackles and a pressure against No. 1 Oklahoma ... logged three tackles and a TFL versus No. 11 Missouri ... awarded the Hard Hat award for his hit on the first play from scrimmage ... notched two tackles and a pressure in a victory against No. 7 Oklahoma State ... added five tackles, a sack and four pressures at No. 6 Texas Tech ... recorded four tackles, two sacks and two pressures against Baylor ... logged four tackles, a half sack, two TFL, two pressures and a PBD at Kansas ... posted four tackles, three pressures and a PBD against Texas A&M ... added three tackles, two pressures and a sack in UT's 24-21 victory over No. 10 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl to earn Defensive MVP honors.
Appeared in all 13 games at defensive tackle ... tabbed honorable mention All-Big 12 by the league's coaches ... earned UT's Joseph W. Moore Award for Tenacity ... helped UT allow just 93.4 rushing yards per game (sixth NCAA) ... tallied 40 tackles, eight TFL, a sack, seven pressures, a PBD and a forced fumble ... notched three tackles and a TFL against Arkansas State ... had three tackles, a TFL and two pressures versus No. 19 TCU ... recorded five tackles, two TFL, a sack, a forced fumble and two pressures at UCF ... posted four tackles and a TFL against Rice ... recorded three tackles versus Kansas State ... tallied three stops versus No. 10 Oklahoma ... posted four tackles, a PBD and two pressures at Iowa State ... recorded three tackles at Baylor ... notched five tackles, including a TFL, against Nebraska ... posted two tackles, including a TFL, at Oklahoma State ... added two tackles at Texas A&M ... notched three tackles, a TFL and a pressure against No. 12 Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl.
Played in all 13 games, starting the final six ... posted 26 tackles, four TFL, two sacks and two pressures in his six starts ... helped UT give up only 61.2 yards rushing per game (third NCAA), 297.4 yards per game (22nd NCAA) and 18.3 points per game (26th NCAA) ... the 61.2 yards rushing per game ranks second on UT's all-time list ... posted 39 tackles, 3.5 sacks, six TFL and six pressures on the season ... recorded a tackle and had one pressure against North Texas ... added a tackle and a pressure versus No. 1 Ohio State ... posted four tackles at Rice ... notched a tackle against Iowa State ... posted three tackles, a sack and a pressure versus No. 14 Oklahoma ... added a sack and a pressure against Baylor ... had three tackles, a half sack and a pressure at No. 17 Nebraska ... notched four tackles, including two TFL and a sack, at Texas Tech ...established a career high with six tackles and a pressure at Kansas State ... recorded five tackles, including a TFL, against Texas A&M ... notched a career-high 10 tackles in the Alamo Bowl versus Iowa.
Appeared in 10 games at defensive tackle ... recorded 10 tackles, three pressures and a PBD ... tallied one tackle against La.-Lafayette and Rice ... added one tackle and a pressure at Missouri ... tallied one tackle against Texas Tech ... posted one tackle and a pressure at Baylor ... had a tackle and a PBD versus Kansas ... posted a season-high two tackles and a pressure at Texas A&M ... added one tackle in the Big 12 Championship and in Texas' 41-38 victory over USC for the National Championship.
Coached by Ken Gray at Shoemaker H.S. ... two-time all-state and three-time all-district performer at defensive tackle ... also played some offensive tackle ... named a captain in the 2005 U.S. Army All-American Bowl and recorded two sacks and three tackles ... tabbed MVP of practice and finished second in MVP voting of that game ... totaled 264 tackles and 24 sacks for his career ... earned first-team all-state honors as a senior ... named all-district and all-area Defensive MVP ... recorded 111 tackles, 25 solo tackles, 10 sacks, 19 hurries, 17 TFL, six PBDs and two fumble recoveries, including a 43-yard TD return that season ... recorded 17 tackles versus Temple as a senior ... unanimous first-team all-district and all-area that year as well ... earned honorable mention all-state honors as a junior ... unanimous first-team all-district choice as a sophomore ... four-year letterman in powerlifting and a two-year letterman in track and field ... earned eighth place in state powerlifting championships as a junior ... competed in the shot put and discus in track and field.
Born in Fort Lewis, Wash. ... lived in Fort Eustis, Va. from 1989-96 before moving to Killeen ... father, Roy, is in the Army ... graduated with a degree in corporate communications ... a member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll ... a prep honor roll student who was a three-time academic all-district selection ... named to the National Honor Roll as a junior ... active in UT's community service program ... hosted 150 middle school students at Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletic Center ... spoke at his middle school and high school in Killeen ... is part of a group of Longhorns that regularly visits patients at the Austin Children's Hospital ... participated in A Hero's Tribute by welcoming troops back to Fort Hood after being stationed overseas ... participated in reading and mentoring at local elementary and middle schools as a prepster ... also volunteered at a local youth center ... his cousin, Bryce Scanlon, was a defensive lineman at Utah ... enjoys watching movies and playing video games.
THE MILLER FILE
Nicknames: Miller Time, Mill Ticket, The Business
I can't live without: God
Favorite movies: Inside Man
Favorite actor: Denzel Washington
I never miss: A good meal
Nobody knows how much I like to : Read
Favorite video game: Halo 3
After my football career is over, I hope to: Be a coach
Favorite music group: Marvin Gaye
My sports hero: Warren Sapp
The biggest influence on my football career is: My dad and his work ethic
I came to Texas because: The staff, the tradition and the academics