Jackson State’s Aubrey Miller Jr named to Athlon Sports first team All-America

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics:

Jackson State football LB Aubrey Miller Jr. adds another honor to his stellar 2022 campaign as he has been named first-team All-America by Athlon Sports.

Miller was the defensive anchor in helping JSU football to an undefeated regular season and second consecutive Southwestern Athletic Conference championship. Among his numerous awards, Miller has been named to several All-SWAC teams along with being named SWAC Defensive Player of the Year, BOXTOROW HBCU All-America and National Defensive Player of the Year, Associated Press FCS All-America, and Stats Perform FCS All-America, and AFCA All-America.

Athlon Sports All-America Team

Miller, who was also a Buck Buchanan Award finalist as Stats Perform FCS Defensive Player of the Year, made 112 tackles (59 solo), with two sacks, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, four quarterback hits, five pass breakups, and one touchdown. He recorded eight+ tackles in a game seven times, including four 10+ tackle games. Miller tied a career-high with 19 tackles against Texas Southern, made 17 tackles against Alabama A&M, and 11 tackles at Alcorn. He also scored a touchdown on a 19-yard fumble return against Florida A&M.

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