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80 Miles Austin
Miles Austin 92721
Returning starter as Monmouth's X receiver... Two-time first-team All-Northeast Conference performer... Enters senior season as a solid All-America candidate... Needs 13 catches and 309 yards to equal school records in respective categories... School's all-time leaders in TD receptions with 22... Preseason All-NEC pick.
2004 (Junior): Named to Don Hansen?s Football Gazette NCAA Mid-Major second-team All-America as a junior... First-team All-NEC performer... Led Monmouth receivers in all categories, hauling in 47 passes for 859 yards and nine touchdowns... Also led team in scoring with 66 points and all-purpose yardage with 965 total... Recorded 86 rushing yards on five carries with one touchdown... Completed two passes for 92 yards on the season... Opened 2004 campaign with seven receptions for 118 yards and a 41-yard touchdown, along with a 27-yard rushing touchdown versus St. Peter?s... Caught seven passes for 125 yards and a touchdown against La Salle... Scored three touchdowns against Robert Morris, recording 144 yards on five receptions with two scores, including a 69-yard touchdown while also blocking a punt and returning it for a touchdown against the Colonials, earning NEC Special Teams Player of the Week honors... Caught five passes for 146 yards
against Iona, including a 25-yard touchdown reception... Tallied five receptions for 59 yards against Georgetown... Caught seven passes for 124 yards and two touchdowns in shootout win over St. Francis [Pa.].
2003 (Sophomore): First-team All-NEC selection at wide receiver... Led squad with 44 receptions, 796 yards, and a team-record 12 receiving touchdowns... Also led team in scoring with 72 points... Logged 3 catches for 57 yards and two TDs against Iona... Recorded six receptions for 101 yards and a school record three TD catches against Wagner... Against La Salle, had four catches for 79 yards and two TDs... Logged 92 yards and a touchdown against Sacred Heart... Had six catches, a career-high 165 yards, and a touchdown against St. Francis [Pa.] to help Hawks clinch a share of the NEC Championship and earn a berth in the ECAC Bowl... 165 receiving yards was the second-highest total in school history.
2002 (Freshman): Appeared in all 10 games as a freshman... Caught 10 passes for 208 yards and one TD... Caught first career touchdown in season opener at Lafayette (41 yards)... Grabbed three passes for 39 yards at Robert Morris... Hauled in three passes for 40 yards at Wagner.
High School: Two-year letterwinner at Garfield (N.J.) High School... Played wide receiver and defensive back for Coach Steve Mucha... Earned All-Bergen County and All-State Group II honors as a senior... Logged 75 tackles and 10 interceptions as a senior... Named second-team All-Bergen County on the GHS basketball team... Scored 1,028 points during his career... Participated in the javelin, long jump and 100 meters for Boilermakers? track and field squad... Recorded the second longest javelin throw in Bergen County history with 214?8?... Finished third at the New Jersey Meet of Champions in both the javelin and triple jump.
Personal: Born Miles J. Austin on June 30, 1984 in Summit, N.J... Son of Miles and Ann Austin... Majoring in history.
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 219
Year: Senior
Hometown: Garfield, N.J.
High School: Garfield
Experience: 3 Letters
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