Inside the Headset: Mike Miller

This week on Inside the Headset, we are featuring the Co-Offensive Coordinator and Tight Ends Coach at the University of Maryland, coach Mike Miller. Coach Miller discusses his time as a walk-on at UAB, the impact of his head coaches on his career path and some advice for how to be successful at such a young age in the profession.

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Mike Miller has been the tight ends coach at Maryland for the past three seasons and will continue to serve in that position and as the co-offensive coordinator going into his fourth season. Under Coach Miller, as passing game coordinator, Maryland set five school records; 5,740 total yards, 3,960 passing yards, 339 completions, a 69.2 completion percentage, and 26 passing touchdowns tied school records. 

Prior to coming to Maryland in 2019 Coach Miller worked at Alabama, 2017-2018, Charlotte Christian High School in North Carolina, 2016, and Clemson University 2015. Coach Miller started coaching in 2014 as a student coach at the University of Alabama-Birmingham after walking on and later earning a scholarship as one of the team’s quarterbacks. 

In 2019 Coach Miller was named to 247 Sports 30Under30 list and was a part of the AFCA’s 35 Under 35 2022 class.

1:45 Growing up in a football household

5:17 Recruitment & Life as a Walk On

10:16  Defensive Student Assistant

12:57 Transition from offense to defense

15:02 Why take the HS job?

23:52 What steps did you take to be successful

29:17 Advice for young coaches

32:47 Social/Conclusion

Twitter: @CoachM_Miller

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