Miles Burris #56
College: San Diego St.Height: 6’2⅛”Weight: 246 lbsArm Length: 31.7″Hand Size 9.7″
40 Yard Dash: 4.673 Cone Drill: 6.8120 Yard Shuttle: 4.20Bench Press: 31 repsVertical Jump: 37.5″Broad Jump: 121″
The Raiders seemed very excited at the opportunity to grab Miles Burris in the 4th round of the draft this year. In my opinion Miles seemed to fly under the radar a bit, and I wanted to dig a little deeper into why that was. Miles is a very instinctive player. He rarely second guesses his first read, and doesn’t waste movements during the play. By that I mean he doesn’t take a lot of “false steps” or move lateral too much. Because of that Miles plays faster than his 40 time suggests and is another reason why straight line speed is overrated by many. He has an attack mentality about him that I believe had a lot to do with the Raiders interest in him.
Miles made a lot of “splash” plays at San Diego St. His relentlessness and motor remind me of Von Miller, but his phys