Boss on Miller: "Max possesses the work ethic and desire to be an integral part of our success in 2009. He is a strike thrower who understands how to get hitters out. Max will be extremely valuable out of the bullpen in late-inning situations."
2008: Made three appearances in relief, pitching 2.2 innings...threw two-thirds of an inning vs. Central Michigan (5/13) with one strikeout and no runs allowed...collected three strikeouts on the season.
2007: Did not see game action.
2006: Made one appearance, pitching an inning of scoreless relief in MSU's 14-5 win over Grand Valley State (3/29).
2005: Did not see game action.
High School: A three-year letterwinner at Andover High School...finished senior season with a 13-1 record and 110 strikeouts...helped lead AHS to a school-record 33 wins in 2004...compiled a .506 batting average and a 7-2 pitching record as a junior...earned all-area, all-league, all-district, all-county and all-state honors in 2004...led team to a No. 2 state ranking as a senior...served as team captain in junior and senior seasons...also lettered in basketball and football.
Personal: Born Sept. 24, 1985 in St. Louis, Mo...son of Tom and Kristin Miller...human resources major...father is an MSU alum...sister Laura competed as a member of the MSU women's swimming and diving team from 2001-03...lists parents as his biggest baseball influence...favorite team is the St. Louis Cardinals...favorite player is Albert Pujols.