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Aubrey Miller Jr. Brings the Heat at the Reese's Senior Bowl


Well folks, it's safe to say that Jackson State University's LB Aubrey Miller Jr. did not disappoint during the Reese's Senior Bowl at Hancock Whitney Stadium last Saturday. This guy was on fire from the get-go, sprinting down the field 25 yards on the first play to deliver a powerful hit and tackle for the American Team. Sadly, they lost 27-10 to the National Team, but Miller's performance was a real standout moment. You might be asking, who is this guy and why are we talking about him? Let me break it down for you. Miller Jr. was the backbone of JSU's football team, leading them to an undefeated regular season and two consecutive Southwestern Athletic Conference championships. His awards speak for themselves, with All-SWAC teams, SWAC Defensive Player of the Year, BOXTOROW HBCU All-America, Associated Press FCS All-America, Stats Perform FCS All-America, AFCA All-America, and Athlon Sports All-America all in the bag. Not to mention, he was a finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award for Stats Perform FCS Defensive Player of the Year. Phew! But wait, there's more! Miller Jr. was a tackling machine during the season, with 112 tackles (59 solo), two sacks, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, four quarterback hits, five pass breakups, and even a touchdown. Seven times he recorded 8+ tackles in a game, and four times he had 10+ tackles. His 19 tackle performance against Texas Southern tied a career-high, while his 17 tackles against Alabama A&M and 11 tackles at Alcorn show just how dominant he was on the field. To top it off, he even scored a touchdown on a 19-yard fumble return against Florida A&M. In conclusion, Aubrey Miller Jr. proved himself as a force to be reckoned with during the Reese's Senior Bowl and his incredible season at JSU. This guy is the real deal, folks, and we can't wait to see what the future holds for him.


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