July 15, 2008

Running Back Commitment ready for Serious Senior Season

For all of the talent in Oklahoma's class of 2009, which was ranked among college football's top 10 groups in Rivals.com initial rankings, few players have put together the type of statistical dominance displayed by Garland (Texas) Naaman Forest running back Jonathan Miller. The 6-foot, 180-pound back finished just 16 yards short of 2,000 for his junior season but his goals for his final high school campaign are even loftier.

"I am aiming for 2,500 yards and 30 touchdowns this season. I want to have a season so you have to set big goals," Miller said. "I want to get that fourth star. I know it shouldn't mean much but I just want to say I accomplished that as well."

Of course Oklahoma coaches and fans hope that he can reach those goals playing against some of the best competition in the state of Texas. One such competitor will be Mesquite high school, home to recent Sooner offer Marcus Trice. While it would be easy to expect the two players to have an uncomfortable rivalry Miller says it's just the opposite.

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