88 Steve Miller

Steve Miller Ohio State
usaUnited States
Canton, OH
High School
Canton McKinley
Past Teams
Ohio State
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Major: African-American Studies (2014), History (2013), Undeclared (2011-12)

Weight: 255 (2014), 252 (2013), 255 (2012), 245 (2011)

2014 Media Guide: Steve Miller is a three-year Ohio State letterman who has played in 20 games for the Buckeyes, including nine appearances in each of the last two seasons (during Ohio State’s 12-0, 2012 season and again during its 12-2 campaign in 2013) … a true senior, Miller can go really hard, and when he does good things usually happen … almost half of his 16 career tackles are tackles-for-loss (seven total; for 34 yards in losses).

2013: Miller played in nine games during the 2013 season as a backup at the “viper” defensive end position … he was credited with 12 tackles with half of them tackles-for-losses totaling 24 yards … three of his TFLs were quarterback sacks (vs. San Diego State, Florida A&M and Purdue) … he had a high of three tackles vs. Florida A&M and a high of two solo stops vs. San Diego State and Purdue … he totaled 204 plays, including a personal high 42 snaps on defense vs. Indiana and 49 total snaps (41 on defense and eight on special teams) vs. Clemson in the Discover Orange Bowl.

2013 Media Guide: Steve Miller is a two-year Ohio State letterman who has played in 11 games for the Buckeyes, including nine games last year during the team’s 12-0 season … his playing time last season included 55 plays from the line of scrimmage with a personal-high 17 coming against Central Florida … recorded his first quarterback sack against Central Florida (-10 yards) … is vying for playing time along the line at the “viper” position.

2012 Media Guide: Steve lettered last year as a true freshman after seeing playing time in numerous games as a reserve defensive lineman and special teams player … he came out of the 2012 spring drills listed as a back-up to John Simon at the team’s “Leo” position.

High School: Imposing defensive end who was an all-Ohio pick as a sophomore, junior and senior … recorded 260 career tackles, 28 TFL, 19 sacks, 7 forced fumbles for the playoff-bound Bulldogs … three-time all-Stark County, all-Federal League, all-Inland District defender for Coach Ron Johnson … Under Armour All-American Game, Ohio North-South Classic, Big 33 Game … also a basketball letterman … honor roll every quarter, academic champion.

Personal: Son of Josette Armstead.


SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2011Ohio State2011000000000000
2012Ohio State713301.0101.0100000000
2013Ohio State11012936.0243.0210000001
2014Ohio State15133420146.5201.0910141100