Wes Miller
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Wes Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Joseph, Mo.

High School:
Benton High

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 235

Position:
Tight End

 Three-year letterman who brings experience and size to the cast of candidates vying to fill the starting tight end spot vacated by All-American senior Clay Harbor ... Had four catches for 34 yards in three spring scrimmages.

2009: Played 10 games, earning four starts as the second tight end ... Finished season with three receptions for 43 yards and a touchdown ... Had a 27-yard touchdown reception, the first TD and longest reception of his career, in home win over Murray State (9/19/09) ... Earned MSU Offensive Player of the Week honors for Murray State game ... Also had receptions against South Dakota State (10/10/09) and Illinois State (10/31/09) ... Named MSU Special Teams Player of the Week for Illinois State game ... Named to Missouri Valley Football Conference Honor Roll for 2009-10.

2008: Saw action in 10 games and was a regular contributor at tight end and on special teams ... Recorded a tackle in win at Southeast Missouri (9/20/08).

2007: Got into seven ballgames and caught a 15-yard pass in his collegiate debut against Missouri S&T (8/30/07) ... Also had a reception against UNI (11/3/07).

2006: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State.

High School: Four-year starter for coach Derek Wilson at Benton High in St. Joseph, Mo. ... Earned all-city, all-district, all-Midland Empire Conference and KKWK All-Regional honors as a senior tight end, defensive end and long snapper in 2005 ... Also earned all-city and all-conference honors as a sophomore and junior ... Was also a four-year basketball and baseball starter for the Cardinals, claiming all-city and all-district honors as a pitcher and first baseman.

Personal: Wesley Thomas Miller was born 1/18/88 in St. Joseph, Mo. ... Son of Tom and Kathy Miller of St. Joseph, Mo. ... Majoring in Exercise and Movement Science ... Has a brother, Ryan.

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