May 8, 2008
BEAR FACTS Archive
When did you start playing baseball?
At age 5
Who has had the greatest impact on your career?
What is the best part of being a college athlete?
Being able to represent your school on the field against bitter rivals you have grown up hating
Favorite sport other than baseball?
What is your nickname on the team and why?
It's a tie between basketball and soccer
Boobie...because my last name is miles and it reminds my teammates of the character from Friday Night Lights
After meeting Coach Smith, what was your first thought?
Pretty straight forward and to the point
Do you have a pre-game ritual, if so what is it?
Who are your favorite sports heroes?
Derek Jeter, Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays
What is the most unique item in your locker?
Nothing unique, its pretty basic
What is the highlight of your sports career?
Getting to suit up in the Green and Gold every game
What is the funniest moment from a Baylor practice.
Not really at batting practice, but getting to use the tarp as a slip-n-slide on rainout days
What is the biggest challenge you have had to overcome?
What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
Fouling out of a basketball game was I was 9
What opposing schools do you most look forward to competing against?
Texas and Texas A&M
What is your favorite team road trip?
Spring 2006 Kansas State....can't beat a 15-hour bus ride
Who is your biggest fan?
Why did you choose to attend Baylor?
Good baseball team and academics
What's the most important thing you've learned as a Baylor athlete?
That someone is always watching what you do
What single thing will you most miss about Baylor when you leave?
The friends and my teammates
Who is your all-time favorite Baylor athlete?
What is one thing you would change about Baylor?
Football stadium closer to campus
As a role model to young athletes, what advice can you give?
Be able to look yourself in the mirror after a game and tell yourself that you played your hardest, and left it all on the field
What are three words that describe you?
Courageous, Loyal, Inspired
What song is stuck in your head right now?
Shop Boyz- "They Like Me"
What is your favorite T.V. show?
Real World/Road Rules the Gauntlet 3
Name one thing that people would be surprised to learn about you.
I love to watch soccer on TV
Name one thing you can't go a week without.
What is your dream job?
What's your most valued possession?
2005 Conference Championship Ring
What song is playing in your MP3 player right now?
I don't have an MP3 player
Best non-athletic talent?
Haha ... Dog Whisperer
Favorite musical artist?
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Knocking on wood if something potentially bad is said
People who ask you questions that they already know the answer to
Least favorite food?
I like all food
Worst movie you've seen?
Light blue polo shirt
Best opposing Big 12 fans?
Movies or TV?
MTV or ESPN?
Inflatable Judge or Bruiser?
Daytime or Nighttime?
Penland or Memorial?
Cars or Trucks?
Compiled by David Kaye, Athletic Media Relations student assistant