LSU Gold
Lake Charles, La.
High School
Barbe HS

Spent career as a valuable backup on the offensive line for the Tigers … Played both center and guard during his career at LSU … Played in 28 games with three starts … Starts came spread out over three seasons (2006 vs. Vanderbilt, 2007 vs. Fresno state, 2008 vs. Kentucky) … Saw action on a total of 477 offensive snaps during career … Graduated in December of 2008 with a degree in kinesiology.

Played in 11 games with no starts … Missed contests against Auburn and Troy … Saw action as a backup on the offensive line as well as LSU’s special teams – field goal and PAT units – Played season high 45 snaps in season-opening win over Appalachian State … Filled in at center for an injured Brett Helms midway through the Alabama game … Saw extensive action in Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech, playing 34 snaps at center for an injured Helms … Played a total of 184 snaps from scrimmage.

Played in 10 games, which included a start at right guard against Kentucky … Played career-high 91 snaps from scrimmage in the triple-overtime loss to Kentucky … Subbed for an injured Lyle Hitt against the Wildcats … Saw a total of 175 plays from scrimmage, which included 26 snaps vs. Louisiana Tech.

The Tigers’ backup at center, he saw action in six different games, including the Allstate Sugar Bowl … Earned just his second career start against Fresno State … Made seven knockdown blocks and one pancake block … Saw action in a total of 112 plays from scrimmage … Played a season-high 53 snaps in win over Fresno State … Had 30 plays from scrimmage vs. Kentucky … Recorded three knockdowns in each of the those games.

LSU’s No. 2 center before going down with a season-ending knee injury against Vanderbilt … Had surgery in November and was back in a limited role during the spring … Injury against Vanderbilt came during his first collegiate appearance, which was also the first start of his career … Played just six snaps from scrimmage before the injury.

Redshirted as a true freshman in 2004.

The top offensive line prospect in the state of Louisiana for 2004 and one of the top-rated centers in the country … Named a second-team All-American by USA Today … Rated by as the nation’s No. 7 offensive line prospect … Left Barbe as one of the most decorated offensive linemen in the school’s history … Named to FSN South’s Countdown to Signing Day “All-South” first team, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen and the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Top 20 Blue-Chip list … Also first-team 5A all-state honors in 2002 and 2003 … Missed most of his junior season and half of his senior season with a leg injury … Returned to the team and led the Bucs into the 5A state playoffs on a five-game win streak to close the regular season… A three-time all-district, All-Southwest Louisiana selection … Played in the U.S. Army High School All-Star Game … High school teammates with former LSU standout Justin Vincent … Coached by Jimmy Shaver.

Full name is Ryan Albert Miller … Born Aug. 10, 1985, in Lake Charles … Parents are Michael and Joyce Miller … Has one sister, Lauryn, and a brother, Michael … Graduated in December of 2008 with a degree in kinesiology with emphasis on human movement studies.


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