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|Drew Miller |
Lakes High School, 1996
Drew Miller displayed excellence in every way possible on and off the field. Miller attended Lakes High School where he played football and baseball. On the football field, he started three seasons at quarterback while also playing the role of kicker and punter. As a senior, Miller threw for 3,366 yards with 42 touchdowns, while earning the Player of the Year award. He ended his career with numerous school and state records, including 9,003 career passing yards and 103 career touchdowns. Miller earned several awards for his achievements, including First Team
All-State, First Team All-Conference three times, and First Team All-American during his senior year. He also helped his baseball team end a 15-year playoff drought.
Miller’s football success continued at Brigham Young University. He became the first true freshman in history to start at quarterback at BYU. After two seasons, he transferred to the University of Montana, where he became the 1999 Big Sky Conference Newcomer of the Year. He was named First Team All-Big Sky as well as First Team All-American in 1999 and 2000. During those two years, Miller was a finalist for the Walter Payton Award, which is awarded to the most outstanding offensive player in the Division I-Football Championship Subdivision. Miller played 22 games during his collegiate career, completing 530 of his 812 passes (65 percent) with 7,211 yards and 52 touchdowns. He has numerous school records included 327.8 passing yards per game.
After graduating from Montana, Miller had a short career in the Canadian Football League and Arena Football League. Miller then got into coaching, where he spent a season as an assistant for the University of Montana. Following that, he became the quarterbacks coach at Lakes High School and the offensive coordinator at Bellarmine Prep. After coaching in the high school ranks, Miller went back to collegiate coaching, taking a position at Central Washington University as the wide receivers coach for three seasons. He then went on to become the wide receivers and kick returners coach for Idaho State University. In his coaching career, Miller has coached many all-conference and All-American players.