Blake Miller
    Blake  Miller


    Greenwood, Ind.

    High School:
    Center Grove

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 245





    Blake Miller says defensive line poised for big season

    With 31 games to his credit and six career sacks, Miller is SIU's most-experienced defensive lineman.


    Good give-and-take characterizes Saluki Football Spring Game

    Offense made big plays in passing game, but defense forced four turnovers.


    Offense bounces back with strong performance in second spring scrimmage

    Kory Faulkner passed for 239 yards and four TDs.


    Defense dominates first scrimmage of Spring Ball

    Salukis record eight sacks and limit running backs to 55 yards on 30 carries


    SIU edges Northern Iowa, 34-31, with last minute score

    Austin Johnson nailed a 24-yard field with 0:59 left on the clock.


    Football vs. Illinois State

    Football vs. Illinois State Nov. 22, 2014


    Football vs. Northern Iowa

    Football vs. Northern Iowa Photo Gallery

    2014 (Senior)
    2014 Game-by-Game

    Started all 12 games...Team captain...Sixth on the team with 50 tackles...Team-best 8.5 tackles for loss...Second on the team with 5.0 sacks...Broke up six passes and recorded three quarterback hurries...Recorded 1.5 sacks in the MVFC opener against Western Illinois...Had a season-high 2.0 tackles for loss in a win at South Dakota...Recovered a fumble at Purdue.

    2013 (Junior)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Played in 11 games and made seven starts...Missed the season opener with a high ankle sprain...Started the final six games of the season...Set new career highs with 32 total tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss...Recorded a career-high seven tackles against Missouri State...Had a sack against Charleston (W.V.) and at South Dakota State and a half-sack at Western Illinois...Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.

    2012 (Sophomore)
    2012 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 11 games...Started the season opener at defensive end...Recorded 23 total tackles, 6 solo tackles...Recorded a career-high four tackles against Southeast Missouri State and again against Indiana State...Recorded one sack against Missouri State and a half sack against Illinois State...Recovered a fumble against Northern Iowa...Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.

    2011 (Redshirt Freshman)
    2011 Game-by-Game
    Played in nine games...Recorded six tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack

    2010 (Freshman)
    Redshirted...Was SIU's Special Teams Scout Player of the Week once and received the Massive Mule Award once during the year, which honors the Saluki rookie with the most outstanding week of strength training...Named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.

    High School
    Played varsity football for three seasons and led high school to the Class 5A state championship in 2008...Named honorable mention all-state and first team all-conference as a senior...Recorded 62 solo tackles with 15 tackles for a loss and four sacks in 2009 when his team went 10-3 while winning the regional championship to advance to the Final Four in the playoffs...Honor roll student...Lettered twice in track.

    Born on April 22, 1992, in Indianapolis, Ind...Son of Christina and Joseph Miller...Has one brother, Kyle...Business major.

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