Miles Austin: The SuperNova

Miles Austin was born on June 30, 1984 in Summit, New Jersey. Miles attended Garfield High School in Garfield, New Jersey, and was a letterman in football,basketball, and track and field. In football he played wide reciever and defensive back, and as a senior he won All-Bergen County honors and All-State honors. In basketball, Austin garnered All-Bergen County honors as well. In track and field, Austin participated in the 100 meter dash, long jump, triple jump, and javelin throw. He recorded the second-longest javelin throw in Bergen County history with a throw of 214 feet, 8 inches. Austin finished third in the long jump and the triple jump at the New Jersey Meet of Champions. Miles Austin graduated from Garfield High School in 2002.

Miles college career took home at Monmouth. In his college career he caught 150 passes for 2,867 yards and 33 touchdowns. He is the school record-holder in recieving yards. He rushed 15 times for 140 yards and 1 touchdown. In 2003 Miles Set a Monmouth single-season record for touchdown catches with 12.

His NFL career started when the Dallas Cowboys signed him as a undrafted rookie free agent. In his rookie year he returned 29 kickoffs for 753 yards and recorded 5 tackles. His main highlight of the year was in the Cowboys playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. He returned 3 kickoffs for 136 yards in the game, including a 93 yard touchdown return. In the 55 postseason games in franchise history, it was the Cowboys’ first ever kickoff return touchdown in the playoffs. Miles caught his first career touchdown pass against the Green Bay Packers. In 2008 he had 13 catches for 278 and 3 touchdowns with an average of 21.4 yards per catch.

With the release of Terrell Owens, Miles is expected to start as the No. 2 receiver across from Roy Williams.

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  1. jonathan
    jonathan says:

    miles has been a winner in high school ;100 and 200 meter champion and long jump. member of the First Garfield track and field team to win a bergen county (NJ) sectional. In college (Monmouth U. NJ) was on 2 NEC championship football teams(one of which was a national MID-MAJOR championship chosen by THE SPORTSNETWORK final poll as the #1 mid-major football team in the nation). in the pros Mr.Bill Parcells called him personally after the draft and said to him come to Dallas. he returned the first kickoff return in Dallas Cowboy history in a playoff game,and was on the 2007 NFC East championship team. I want you to go back and look at your dvd of the last philly game,there is a special teams block where he pancackes a philly dude! the game out of hand,he’s not gettin any burn on O and he is still crackin heads!!


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