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BEAR FACTS

Senior outfielder Paul Miles

Senior outfielder Paul Miles

May 8, 2008

BEAR FACTS Archive

Paul Miles

Baseball

Senior, OF

 

When did you start playing baseball?
 At age 5

Who has had the greatest impact on your career?
 My parents

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?
 It's a tie between basketball and soccer


 

 

What is your nickname on the team and why?
 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?
 None

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?
 Time management

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?
 My parents

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?
 Michael Johnson

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.
 Playstation

What is your dream job? 
 ESPN commentator

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

Biggest superstition?
 Knocking on wood if something potentially bad is said

Biggest fear?
 Bungie jumping

Biggest pet-peeve?
 People who ask you questions that they already know the answer to

Least favorite food?
 I like all food

Worst movie you've seen?
 Nacho Libre

Favorite T-Shirt? 
 Light blue polo shirt

Best opposing Big 12 fans?
 Texas

Movies or TV?
 Movies

MTV or ESPN?
 ESPN

Inflatable Judge or Bruiser?
 Bruiser

Daytime or Nighttime?
Nighttime

Penland or Memorial?
 Memorial

Cars or Trucks?
Trucks

Compiled by David Kaye, Athletic Media Relations student assistant

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