* 2014 Ball State Team Captain *
* 2012 Academic All-Mid-American Conference *
2014 (Sr.): Started 11 games to earn fourth letter . . . season high seven tackles vs. Northern Illinois . . . registered sacks vs. Indiana State, vs. Northern Illinois and at Bowling Green . . . credited with one pass breakup vs. Eastern Michigan . . . six tackles vs. Indiana State and vs. Akron.
2013 (Jr.): Started 12 games to earn third letter . . . two tackles and one tackle for loss vs. Illinois State . . . seven tackles with one tackle for loss vs. Army . . . three tackles at North Texas . . . four tackles at Eastern Michigan . . . four tackles, one sack and career best 1.5 tackles for loss vs. Kent State . . . tied career high with 1.5 TFLs at Akron . . . first career fumble recovery at Akron . . . first career blocked kick at Eastern Michigan . . . five tackles with one sack vs. Miami University.
2012 (So.): Started all 13 games, including the Beef 'O' Brady Bowl St. Petersburg, to earn second letter . . . named Mid-American Conference West Division Defensive Player of the Week for his performance at Toledo . . . career high 11 tackles plus added one tackle for loss at Army . . . tied his career high with 11 tackles at Toledo and tied for team high honors in tackles against the Rockets . . . finished second in tackles for the Cardinals at Army . . . made his first career start in the season opener vs. Eastern Michigan . . . three tackles vs. EMU and at Kent State . . . two tackles at Clemson . . . first career sack at Indiana . . . four tackles vs. South Florida, vs. Northern Illinois and vs. Ohio . . . seven tackles in the bowl game.
2011 (Fr.): Season high three tackles vs. Army, vs. Temple and at Northern Illinois . . . credited with two tackles at South Florida . . . first career tackle for loss at Western Michigan . . . earned first letter.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in football for head coach John Kirby . . . helped Eastern Alamance to a 13-3 record as a senior and a 49-7 career mark . . . helped the team to a 5-2 mark in the Mid-State 3A Conference as a senior . . . helped squad to two conference championships, two regional titles and two Class 3A runner-up finishes in state playoffs . . . North Carolina Preps All-State as a senior . . . all-region as a senior . . . conference and regional Defensive Player of the Year as a senior . . . all-conference as a junior and senior . . . participated in the Shrine Bowl All-Star Game after his senior season . . . managed 98 tackles, 17 sacks and three forced fumbles as a senior . . . tallied 250 tackles, 27 sacks and seven forced fumble in his career . . . set the school record for sacks in a season with 17 as a senior . . . set the school standard for sacks in a game with three as a junior.
PERSONAL: Son of Vernon and Hope Miles . . . two sisters . . . owns a 3.444 cumulative grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . . managed a 3.416 grade-point average last fall . . . received the school's Minority Academic Achievement Award . . . born Sept. 28, 1993, in Raleigh, N.C. . . . full name is Nicholas Chase Miles.
|SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Tackles: 11, at Army, 10/27/2012 (9-2); at No. 25 Toledo, 11/6/2012 (4-7)
Sacks: 1.5, at Akron, 10/26/2013 (1-1)
Tackles for loss: 2.0, vs Arkansas State, Jan 05, 2014 (2-0)
Fumbles recovered: 1 [t-4th], at Akron, 10/26/2013
Pass breakups: 1, Central Michigan, 11/06/2013 ; Eastern Michigan, 11/22/2014