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5   Jeromy Miles
Jeromy Miles

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sicklerville, N.J.

High School:
Winslow H.S.

Last College:
Navy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
07/20/1987


Career Honors

  • 2009 CAA Academic All-Conference Team
    • 2009 Walter Camp First Team All-American
    • 2009 New England Writer All-Star
    • 2008 Sports Network Second Team All-American
    • 2008 CAA Academic All-Conference
    • 2008 CAA All-Conference First Team
    • 2008 CAA Preseason All-Conference
    • 2008 Football Draft Prospectus Honorable Mention All-American
    • 2008 Preaseason Honorable Mention All-American by Draft Consensus
    • 2008 CAA Football Preseason All-Conference
    • 2007 CAA All-Conference Third-Team
    • UMass/Dinn Bros Athlete Of Week (Oct. 13, 2007)
    • 2006 Sporting News Honorable Mention Freshman All-American
    • 2006 ECAC Freshman of the Year
    • 2006 ECAC All-East First Team

    On Miles: Preseason All-American by several outlets ... Preseason All-Conference pick at free safety ... High-caliber player who plays hard on every snap ... Expected to be a great leader in his senior season ... Tremendous athlete who was an immediate impact player at UMass after transferring in from Navy after the 2006 season ... Good size and quickness ... Plays with a quiet confidence ... Transfer from Navy where he was named the ECAC Freshman of the Year in 2006.

    As a senior in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
    • Decorated senior captain free safety, pro prospect.
    • 2009 Walter Camp First Team All-American
    • 2009 CAA All-Conference First Team
    • 2009 New England Writer All-Star
    • Buck Buchanan Award Candidate as top FCS defensive player.
    • 2009 Preseason Consensus First Team All-American.
    • 2009 Preseason All-CAA Selection by Coaches and Phil Steele.
    • Senior captain (along with Vladimir Ducasse).
    • Started 47 games in a row, including all 36 games at UMass.
    • Tied for fourth on team in tackles with 62 (5.6 per game), also two interceptions, two fumbles forced and five passes defended.
    • In college finale at Hofstra (11/21) with seven tackles.
    • Six tackles and pass break-up on Senior Day vs. James Madison (11/14).
    • Three stops and a half-TFL in win over Northeastern (11/7).
    • Six tackles at #1 Richmond (10/24).
    • Two tackles before injury in win over #4 UNH (10/17).
    • Nine tackles, an interception and forced fumble at Delaware (10/10).
    • Six stops in win over Stony Brook (9/26).
    • Five tackles in win over Rhode Island (9/19).
    • Picked off an interception, had seven tackles, a forced fumble vs. Albany (9/12).
    • Eight tackles and a pass break-up at Kansas State (9/5).

    As a junior in 2008: Sports Network Second All-American ... CAA First-Team Safety ... CAA Academic All-Conference ... Preseason All-American by Draft Consensus ... Preseason CAA first-team safety ... Junior free safety, who is in second year as a starter at UMass after transfer from Navy ... First on UMass in tackles with 104, starting every game ... Ranks fifth overall in CAA in tackles per game (8.7). That mark leads all defensive backs in the league ... First on team solo tackles with 56. Also has five passed defended and 5.0 TFLs for 13 yards ... Has three interceptions with return for first career TD along with two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... Racked up 47 tackles over final three games (15.7 per game) ... Four double-figures tackle games this season ... Third game in a row with double-figure tackles with 10 vs. Hofstra (11/22) also forced a fumble and recovered a fumble ... Posted 18 tackles including 10 stops at #13 New Hampshire (11/15) ... Career-high and UMass season-best 19 tackles (7 solo) along with an interception and a TFL vs. Maine (11/8). Made 200th career tackle in the game ... Led UMass with eight tackles and TFL at Rhode Island (11/1) ... Six stops and a pass break-up against Bryant (10/25) ... Nine tackles including a TFL vs. #9 Richmond (10/18) ... Game-sealing fumble recovery with 1:30 left in regulation in win at Northeastern (10/11). Also had three tackles ... Returned a 52-yard interception for a touchdown to seal win over #16 Delaware (10/4) ... Forced fumble leading to Brian Ellis' touchdown at #11 FBS Texas Tech (9/20). Also had five tackles ... Had seven stops at #7 James Madison (9/13) ... Led UMass with eight tackles at Holy Cross (9/6) ... Racked up second career double-figure tackle game with 10 stops (five solo) vs. Albany (8/30). Also had fifth career interception and a TFL for four yards.

    As a sophomore in 2007: CAA Third-Team Safety ... Transferred from Navy, and started all 13 games at free safety in first season at UMass ... Had 67 tackles (38 solo) ... Had four forced fumbles, ranked second in the CAA, two fumble recoveries ... Picked off two interceptions ... Had 11 passes defended to rank second in CAA in passes defended ... Named UMass Athlete of the Week after Villanova win on Oct. 13 ... Four tackles including a TFL at #4 Southern Illinois (12/1) in NCAA Quarterfinal ... Led UMass with a career-high 10 tackles in NCAA First Round win over Fordham (11/24) ... Had interceptions in back-to-back weeks with one at Hofstra (11/17) ... Picked off first pass with UMass along with eight tackles in win over #14 New Hampshire (11/10) ... Made six tackles, recovered a fumble and had a TFL at Rhode Island (11/3) ... Tied for team-high with career-best nine tackles, forced a fumble and two pass break-ups at William & Mary (10/27) ... Made four pass break-ups, all in the end zone, to help UMass to 4OT win over Villanova (10/13). Three of the PBU in overtime sessions. Also made five tackles ... Made six tackles at Boston College (9/29) along with a TFL ... Forced his league-best third fumble at Maine (9/22), also made two tackles as defense held Maine to 67 passing yards ... Racked up five tackles along with a pass break-ups vs. #23 Towson (9/15) ... Forced two fumbles, had three tackles and two TFLs for 10 yards at Colgate (9/8) ... In UMass debut, had six tackles and a fumble recovery against Holy Cross (9/1).

    As a freshman in 2006 (at Navy): Named First-Team All-East and the ECAC Freshman of the Year ... Named Honorable Mention Freshman All-American by The Sporting News ... Played in all 13 games, starting the final 11 contests ... Finished the season with 61 tackles, which ranked fifth on the team with 28 solo stops and 33 assists ... Also had two interceptions, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery ... In on two tackles against Army (12/11) ... Registered four tackles and intercepted a pass, returning it 24 yards against Temple (11/18) ... Huge game against Eastern Michigan (11/11), recording six tackles, recovering a fumble and intercepting a pass for 28 yards ... In on seven tackles and forced a fumble against Duke (11/4) ... Contributed seven tackles and broke up a pass against Notre Dame (10/28) ... led the team in tackles with eight, including 0.5 for a loss, against Rutgers (10/14) ... was in on three tackles in the win over Air Force (10/7) ... Made five tackles, including 0.5 for a loss, and recovered a fumble in the win over UConn (9/30) ... Strong game against Tulsa (9/23), registering a then career-high seven tackles, including one for a loss ... Earned his first-career start at Stanford (9/16), making two tackles including 0.5 for a loss ... Made three tackles against UMass (9/9) ... In first career against East Carolina (9/2) made one tackle.

    Before College: Earned three letters in football and four each in wrestling and track at Winslow High School ... track team won three state championships while he was in school ... was an all-conference performer in football.

    Personal: Jeromy Theodore Miles ... Born July 20, 1987 in Voorhees, N.J. ... Son of Dorothea Perry ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

    Career Statistics (Defense)

    Year	GP/GS	UT	AT	TT	FF	TFL	Int	PD
    2006Nav	13/11	28	33	61	0	2.5-7	2-52	3
    2007	13/13	38	29	67	4	2.5-3	2-6	10
    2008	12/12	56	48	104	1	5-13	3-57	5
    2009	11/11	36	26	62	2	0.5-4	2-10	5
    Totals	49/47	158	136	294	7	10.5-27	9-125	23
    

    Career Highs

    Tackles: 19 vs. Maine (11/8/08)
    Touchdowns: 1 vs. Delaware (10/4/08)
    Interceptions: 1 nine times (last, at Delaware, 10/10/09)
    Fumble Recovery: 1 six times (last vs. Hofstra, 11/22/08)
    Forced Fumbles: 2 at Colgate (9/8/07)
    Passes Defended: 4 vs. Villanova (10/13/07)
    10-Tackle Games: 5 (last vs. Hofstra, 11/22/08) UMass  3-2
    

    Game-By-Game

    2006 UT-AT-TT, Other 9/2 E. Caro. 1-0-1 9/9 UMass 1-2-3 9/16 Stanford 1-1-2, 0.5tfl 9/23 Tulsa 4-3-7, tfl 9/30 UConn 1-4-5, 0.5 tfl 10/7 Air Force 2-1-3 10/14 Rutgers 5-3-8, 0.5tfl 10/28 N.Dame 3-4-7, pd 11/4 Duke 3-4-7, ff 11/11 E.Mich. 2-4-6, int, fr 11/18 Temple 1-3-4, int 12/2 Army 0-2-2 2007 UT-AT-TT, Other 9/1 H. Cross 5-1-6, fr 9/8 Colgate 2-1-3, 2tfl, 2ff 9/15 Towson 2-3-5, pd 9/22 Maine 1-1-2, ff 9/29 BC 2-4-6, tfl 10/13 Vill. 1-4-5, 4pd 10/20 NU 1-0-1 10/27 W&M 7-2-9, ff, 2pd, 0.5tfl 11/3 URI 4-2-6, fr, tfl 11/10 UNH 3-5-8, int 11/17 Hofstra 1-1-2, int 11/24 Ford. 5-5-10 12/1 SIU 4-0-4, tfl 2008 UT-AT-TT, Other 8/30 Alb. 5-5-10, int, tfl 9/6 HC 8-0-8 9/13 JMU 4-3-7 9/20 TTU 5-0-5, ff, pb 10/4 Del. 0-1-1, int-TD 10/11 NU 1-2-3, fr 10/18 Rich. 3-6-9, tfl 10/25 Bry. 2-4-6, pb 11/1 URI 8-0-8, tfl 11/8 Maine 7-12-19, int, tfl 11/15 UNH 10-8-18, tfl 11/22 Hof. 4-6-10, ff, fr

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