Player Profile: Ben Miles
#29 Ben Miles
Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA
High School: Catholic HS (Texas A&M)
2019 (So.): Indiana State: Made his Jayhawk debut, starting at fullback … Coastal Carolina: Started at fullback vs. the Chanticleers … Returned one kickoff for 12 yards … at Boston College: Started his third-consecutive game for Kansas … Did not record any statistics … West Virginia: In the starting lineup, at fullback, against the Mountaineers … at TCU: Tallied the first tackle of his collegiate career against the Horned Frogs … Oklahoma: Returned to Kansas’ starting lineup at fullback against the Sooners … at Texas: Caught one pass from quarterback Carter Stanley to record his first reception of the season as well as his career … His catch was good for a gain of two yards … Texas Tech: Carried the ball one time for a gain of one yard in the Jayhawks’ Homecoming victory over the Red Raiders … Kansas State: Rushed the ball once (without a gain) against the Wildcats in the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown …at Oklahoma State: In the starting lineup for the Jayhawks in Stillwater, his eighth start of the season … Did not record any statistics against the nationally ranked Cowboys … at Iowa State: Carried the ball one time against the Cyclones in Ames … Baylor: Played in his 12th game in the team’s season finale against the Bears in Lawrence.
2018 (RFr.): Appeared in one game for Texas A&M, providing the Aggies with quality depth at fullback.
2017 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season of collegiate football while at Nebraska.
High School: Played for Dale Wiener at Catholic HS in Baton Rouge, Louisiana … Regarded as one of the nation’s top fullback prospects … As a senior, helped Catholic High to a 10-3 record and a trip to the quarterfinals of the Division I state playoffs … Had 49 carries for 236 yards and two touchdowns, caught 22 passes for 223 yards and two touchdowns … Named a team captain during his senior season and was an all-district choice … A key part of Catholic High’s success in 2015 as the team posted a 10-3 record and went on a playoff run that led to a Division I state championship … Member of the 2014 campaign when Catholic High reached the state quarterfinals. … Regarded among the top three fullbacks in the nation by all major recruiting outlets … Ranked as the No. 22 overall prospect in Louisiana by ESPN and as the No. 34 player in Louisiana by Rivals.com.
Personal: Son of Kansas football head coach Les Miles and Kathy Miles.