Before Nebraska (Catholic HS)
Ben Miles comes to Nebraska regarded as one of the nation’s top fullback prospects. Miles starred at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, La.
As a senior, Miles helped Catholic High to a 10-3 record and a trip to the quarterfinals of the Division I state playoffs. As a senior, Miles had 49 carries for 236 yards and two touchdowns. He also caught 22 passes for 223 yards and two touchdowns and was a powerful blocker. Miles was a team captain during his senior season and was an all-district choice as an offensive athlete.
Miles was also a key part of Catholic High’s success in 2015. The team posted a 10-3 record and went on a playoff run that led to a Division I state championship. Miles was also a varsity team member during the 2014 campaign when Catholic High reached the state quarterfinals.
Miles is regarded among the top three fullbacks in the nation by all major recruiting outlets. He is also ranked as the No. 22 overall prospect in Louisiana by ESPN and as the No. 34 player in Louisiana by Rivals.com.
Miles did not take any other visits, but had numerous offers, including Boston College, LSU, Michigan State and Purdue.
Miles was born on Aug. 31, 1998, and is the son of Les and Kathy Miles. His father, Les, is the former head coach at LSU and Oklahoma State.