I love Andre Miller. I remember a Big Monday game @ the Huntsman Center when the
Utes squared off against Fresno State. FSU had a tough guy point
guard in Chris Herren, who was getting all the attention going in to the 10pm
game. Andre came out and was sensational! Him and the Utes ripped
the Bulldogs, Miller left the court with a standing ovation, while Herren could
not get out of the stadium fast enough, walking off the court with a towel on
his head.Herren had a cup of coffee in the league, while Andre is
still a starting pg, 12 years later. Class act and a class man.
Would love to see him coach the Utes or the Jazz one day.
When making the argument who the best Ute basketball player ever is (which also
means best college basketball player ever in the state of Utah)It will always
end with Andre Miller. There's to many big names of great former Utes to list
here. But in Andres career as a Ute he went to the sweet 16 (3 times), elite 8
(2 times), Final 4 (once) and National Championship game (once). Nobody has that
resume in the state of Utah. On a side note they won the conference championship
4 times also. Stats are nice. Winning is far better. His NBA career is
validating my comments. On top of all of that, Andre is a humble and cool
I remember watching Andre torch Long Beach State at the Pyramid. He had made a
brilliant play and I commented to a guy next to me--"That--is an
All-American." Three or four LBS fans grumbled and turned around and said,
"no, he isn't," and "Get real,--he's no All-American." Well,
Andre went on to rip them to pieces and every time he scored--I couldn't help
myself--I said, "Noooo, I guess he's not really an All-American, is
he?" The LBS fans were ready to kill me by the end of the game--but I
smiled and nodded, gave a little wink and pointed at the scoreboard.Andre and the Utes had destroyed them."Gents. Tell your
grandkids you got to see an All-American play today---good afternoon."Sigh. Thanks for the memories, Andre!
dyer gary why even bring up ainge or the y in your comments?
I think Andre is the greatest success story to come out of Utah including all
schools. He doesn't whine like one player Danny Ainge did while playing
for the tds. He got a degree while in school and lead his team to the ncaa
finals onlylosing to Kentucy in the finals.
Through this year, Andre Miller has earned $73,785,973 during his NBA career. I
heard from a friend that he still wears sweats with holes in them and is very
grounded and loves to serve the youth and his community. That is one Ute that
has made his school proud. Keep up the good work.
Andre Miller is a class act. He was one of my favorites to watch up at the
Huntsman Center. An amazing college player with a solid professional career. I
hope he continues to find success.