Lonyae Miller
Lonyae  Miller

Fontana, Calif.

High School:
Fontana Kaiser

Fresno State: A special back who is coming off his best season ... an explosive player who had two runs of 80 yards or more and another of 69 yards last season ... an every down back with both power and speed ...ranks 13th among active NCAA players for highest yards per carry average (5.58) in a career ... has played in 32 games and scored 16 touchdowns in his career. (2008) Slowed by nagging injuries and missed the La Tech game but still managed to rush for more than 800 yards and averaged 6.8 yards per carry and 68th in the NCAA in rushing averaging... ranked fourth in the WAC ... his 6.8 per carry average ranked third-best in the WAC ... scored five touchdowns ... had back-to-back games rushed for 161 yards and two touchdowns against Hawaii, including a 90-yard run, the second-longest run in the NCAA ... he followed that with 181 yards and an 80-yard touchdown against Idaho ... had just six carries but had 60 yards and a touchdown vs. Nevada ... had 13 carries for 113 yards and two touchdowns, including a 69-yard run vs. Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl ... was clocked by Bulldog coaches at a 3.97 flying 40-yard dash in a game. (2007) Started eight games and played in 10 ... was third on the team with 609 yards and averaged 4.6 yards per carry ... ran for seven touchdowns, second most on the team ... had a 72-yard touchdown run, longest rush by a Bulldog during the season ... had two receptions for 23 yards. (2006) Played in 10 games, primarily as the No. 2 option behind Dwayne Wright ... averaged 5.3 yards per carry and was the second leading rusher on the team with 287 yards ... scored two touchdowns ... led the team against Hawaii with 16 carries for 113 yards and a touchdown ... had nine carries for 56 yards and a touchdown in a win over Idaho.

High School: An explosive player with a great combination of speed and power ... selected third-team all-state in California ... ran for an astounding 2,567 yards on 277 attempts his senior season ... finished fourth in the state in rushing yards ... averaged 9.27 yards per carry with 34 touchdowns and a long run of 94 yards ... rushed for more than 100 yards in every game and had seven games of 200 or more yards ... best game came against Coachella Valley, when he rushed for 277 yards and four touchdowns ... averaged 223.6 yards per game in the last five games of his high school career, reaching the 200-yard mark four times ... scored a season-high five touchdowns against Rubidoux ... guided his team to a 10-3 record ... on defense, recorded 19 total tackles, 16 solo, and two interceptions ... was named a first team All-CIF Southern Section at running back ... named the Sunkist League Offensive MVP ... named an Old Spice Top 50 athlete ... coached by Dick Bruich.

Personal: Born April 29, 1988 ... parents' names are Devena Higgins and Lonyae Miller, Sr. ... has two sisters, Lottiera Freeman and Tyler Miller ... enjoys playing X-Box, sleeping and working ... lists his favorite athlete as Terrell Davis because of his running style ... his biggest thrill was scoring his first Fresno State touchdown ... he admires his father the most ... also recruited by Arizona, UTEP, Idaho and Oregon State.

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