1340 The Fan continues highlighting recruits that will join the Red Raiders in the class of 2016. The class is made up of 24 players, is ranked 45th nationally and 7th best in the Big 12, according to Texas Tech 24/7 Sports.

Below are Houston Miller's highlights from his senior year. Miller is a big-time player who has a reel full of big-time plays. He has a chance to make an immediate impact on Texas Tech and its reputation on defense.

5 Things to watch: Tackling, Closing Speed, Play Recognition Skills, Strafing While Sacking and Pursuit Angles.

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    He was the FW Star Telegram's Defensive Player of the Year

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    He was on the Associated Press Sports Editor's All-State team at two positions

    Not only was Miller an APSE First Team All-State defensive end, he was also an Honorable Mention at linebacker.

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    He's played some Tight End

    If you watch the highlight package above, you can catch Miller lined up at tight end, a la JJ Watt. Cue in at :30 to see if he catches the touchdown.

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    Miller chose the Red Raiders over 14 other offers

    With 15 total offers including Cal, Iowa and Boston College, Houston Miller committed to Texas Tech.

    He was also recruited by Arkansas, Florida State and the rest of the Big 12.

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    Houston Miller is a big fan of Lubbock

    There has been a lot said about how Lubbock sucks. Houston Miller disagrees. In fact, he didn't want to leave Lubbock at the end of his official visit.

    It goes a long way when the players feel a great passion for both the community and school they play for. Houston Miller is already completely sold for Texas Tech.

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