After trading the 10th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft to the Arizona Cardinals, the Oakland Raiders selected UCLA tackle Kolton Miller with the No.15 overall pick.
Starter in all 13 games at left tackle ... Named second-team All-Pac-12 Conference by the league coaches ... The offensive line group helped to improve the team's rushing output by almost a full yard per carry from 2016 ... Rushing yardage, rushing touchdowns and rushing first downs all went up for the Bruins ... UCLA ranked third in the conference in total offense in 2017.
Starter at right tackle in the first five games of the season … Missed the balance of the season due to an injury suffered in the week five Arizona game.
Starter at offensive tackle in five games (Cal, Colorado, Oregon State, Washington State, Nebraska) … Also saw action on special teams … Team surrendered just 14 quarterback sacks, the second-lowest total in school history … Helped pave the way on the ground for running back Paul Perkins, the third-leading rusher in school history who posted a second straight 1,000-yard season.
Did not see game action in his first season in the program.
Four-star recruit according to Rivals.com … Rivals’ No. 31 offensive tackle in the nation and the No. 35 prospect in the state of California … Four-stars from 247Sports … Three-stars according to Scout.com, the No. 28-rated offensive tackle in the nation, No. 44 prospect in the state of California and No. 63 recruit in the West … PrepStar All-West Region …Named fi rst-team Sierra Football League and fi rst-team All-Metro by the Sacramento Bee… Cal-Hi Sports All-Northern California fi rst-team and all-state selection … Named a team captain for the Sacramento Optimist All-Star game.
Full Name: Kolton Daniel Miller … Born in Redwood City, Calif. … Parents: Dan and Karrie
Miller… Has one younger brother, Chad … Lists his biggest thrill in sports as winning his high school league title despite losing a number of players to injuries during the year … Lists former NFL standout Tedy Bruschi, now with ESPN and another Roseville High alum, as the athlete he admires the most … Hobbies include fishing and watching movies … Earned a spot on the UCLA Athletic Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2014 … Political Science major.
With the 15th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, the Raiders select UCLA offensive tackle Kolton Miller.