Columbine Star An All-American
Ryan Miller
Ryan Miller

Posted Oct 3, 2006

LITTLETON, COLO. – Ryan Miller of Littleton has been named a 2007 U.S. Army All-American. Miller joins a group of extraordinary student-athletes selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday, January 6, 2007 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

This classic East vs. West match-up will be televised live on NBC at 11:00 a.m. (MST) and will feature the nation’s top 80 high school football athletes.

Ryan Miller, rated as the nation's number four offensive lineman, a five-star prospect, and a member of the Scout Hot 100, is highly sought by the nation's elite. Miller, who is favoring Colorado and Notre Dame and has official visits set up to both schools, has the talent to make an impact in San Antonio.

"Athletic, strong and very tall, at 6-foot-7, Miller looks like a terrific future offensive tackle," said Allen Wallace, national recruiting analyst for "He's very aggressive, has excellent footwork and does a good job at staying low and using leverage despite his height."

“We are excited to see this fine young man represent his school and community as a U.S. Army All-American,” said Colonel Thomas Nickerson, Director of Strategic Outreach for the U.S. Army Accessions Command. “The U.S. Army recognizes the value of individual talents toward achieving team goals, and Ryan Miller’s abilities and dedication make him a strong addition to the game.”

Miller is a standout tackle at Columbine High School and was one of 400 players nominated nationally and then ultimately selected by the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee. The committee consists of, Tom Lemming, and SportsLink. As a U.S. Army All-American, Miller is eligible for the following honors: National H.S. Player of the Year Award, Walter Payton Trophy, AFL Ironman of the Year, U.S. Army Scholar Athlete Awards, and the Glenn Davis and Doc Blanchard U.S. Army Awards.

"Ryan Miller is one of the top offensive tackle prospects in the entire nation,” said Garrett Shea, Director of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. “He plays the position to perfection, using his tremendous size and speed to dominate attackers. In addition, he has terrific technique, excelling in both run and pass blocking. Ryan is a great all-around athlete and the Bowl is proud to have him join the U.S. Army All-American class of 2007.”

As a U.S. Army All-American, Ryan Miller will have the opportunity during Bowl week to participate in a series of Army leadership and teamwork sessions, NFL athlete seminars, study hall sessions, and goal setting and achieving workshops.

Ryan Miller
Ryan Miller
Ryan Miller

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