Pro-style quarterback Jack Miller, a Class of 2020 prospect and four-star recruit from Scottsdale, AZ (Chaparral), was recently named the top quarterback in the country for his class according to 247 Sports.
Miller, a 6-feet-4, 210-pound sophomore, tells AZCentral.com he has narrowed his list of schools to five. In no particular order, Miller noted his list is Ohio State, LSU, Florida State, Mississippi and South Carolina.
“I’m probably going to take a trip to Ohio State and LSU and whoever else I really like this summer, and then plan to make an early decision before the season,” Miller told AZCentral.com.
If you are wondering how the Rebels are in the mix, Miller has a family connection to Mississippi.
“Ole Miss was always a favorite since middle school,” his dad, Jack Miller Sr. tells Gridiron Now. “His mom is from Jackson (Miss.) and his sister is currently going to Ole Miss.”
While former head coach Hugh Freeze was the head coach when a scholarship offer was extended to Miller from the Rebels, both Miller and his dad like the current direction of the program.
“He needs to get acquainted with Coach Luke and Coach Longo, but likes what he has seen so far, since they have been involved in the program,” Miller said. “With their success in recruiting, we will visit soon or come during (next) season (for a visit).”
LSU could be the wild card. The younger Miller tells 247 Sports he is very interested in the Tigers.
“They have so much talent there and I really like coach (Ed) Orgeron a lot,” Miller told the website. “He’s a real good coach and great guy and I have a lot of interest in the LSU program.”
You can expect a commitment to one of the five programs soon as Miller is set to make a decision prior to next football season, when he enters his junior campaign.
Last fall, Miller threw for 1,735-yards and 20-touchdowns with only six interceptions. In just two seasons at Chaparral Academy, he has amassed 5,388 passing yards and 73 touchdown tosses.
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