1012 Athlete of the Month
Eagle linebacker John Michael Miller, #22, reaches for a Jag.
Our athlete of the month is Oak Mountain Eagle senior linebacker John Michael Miller. Miller has displayed excellence on the field, as evidenced by his selections to the All Metro seventh and eighth grade teams and by playing on the varsity squad all four years at OMHS. Off the field, he is involved in National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Spanish Honor Society, Spanish Club, peer assistants and Relay for Life.
How long have you been involved in football?
I started playing when I was in the fourth grade.
What is the best thing about being part of the Oak Mountain team?
To me, it’s the opportunity to grow up and play football with a lot of teammates and to think of them as my brothers.
Give us your overall thoughts on this year’s football season.
I have high expectations on how we start and finish games. I expect us to surprise some people and make the playoffs for the first time since 2005.
What are your college/career aspirations?
I would like to possibly play college football somewhere, but if that doesn’t work out I will play intramurals. I also plan to study pre-med, but I’m undecided where. Probably Bama.
Tell us about your family. Any other siblings involved with sports?
I have a 22-year-old sister, Lauren, who just moved to Houston for physical therapy school. She played point guard for the OMHS Lady Eagles basketball team.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I love hanging out with my friends and family and being outdoors. I also like to slalom ski and tube when we go to our lake house.