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Arizona Cardinals choose Joshua Miles, Offensive Tackle

NFL: Combine Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

With the 248th overall selection, the Cardinals select offensive tackle Joshua Miles of Morgan State.

Miles is a 6’5, 314 lbs. Senior where he played 31 games as an offensive tackle. He was also a Third team All-MEAC selection and team captain in his final year.

With 35 5/8” inch arms (92 percentile), a 36” vertical jump (99 percentile) and a broad jump of 109 inches (84 percentile), Miles has the potential to be a intriguing late round project for Sean Kugler to work with.

What brought Miles onto the scene was his work at the Shrine Game, according to the Director of the game Harold Richardson:

“Just looking at his film, I could see him getting drafted or signed as a priority free agent,” said Richardson, who was the Atlanta Falcons’ general manager from 1998 to 2001. “Seeing him at the practices and game among the bigger competition, he looked comfortable and he deserved to be there.”

He was actually one player who created a buzz at the game: