Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  By By Reid Forgrave  |  Last updated 12/23/13
The first time I met Brandon Miller, he seemed pretty amazed at where life had taken him over the past couple years. It was late June, two months after Butler's then-head coach, Brad Stevens, had hired Miller as an assistant coach at Miller's alma mater. Miller was plainly thrilled to be sitting in his own office at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse. It was only one year earlier that Miller was out of coaching, spending his time driving around southern Indiana as a pharmaceutical salesman. After three years as an assistant at Ohio State, he'd decided to get out of coaching and have more time with his wife and two young sons. For that year he was grinding, driving from doctor's office to doctor's office, a gig not too different from recruiting. Except he wasn't part of a team. "That year gave me so much perspective on who I wanted to be and how I wanted to coach, how I wanted to go about it on a day-to-day basis," Miller told me. "You take a step back and you realize how much you value be...
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