Dusty Miller     
      Dusty Miller

Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 155


High School
West High
Coach Sam Roberts
Career Bests
800 - 1:53.01
1,500 - 3:50.25
Mile - 4:07.04
3,000 - 8:34.15
5,000 - 14:56.91
UT Freshman Record
Mile, 4:07.04, 2004
SEC Results-Indoor
2004-Mile 4:09.24 (9th)
DMR 10:06.79 (7th)
2005-Mile prelims 4:11.26 (11th)
DMR 9:57.87 (5th)
2006-Mile prelims 4:14.22 (15th)
DMR 9:47.56 (3rd)
SEC Results-Outdoor
2004-1,500 prelims 3:51.94 (14th)
5,000 14:56.91 (19th)
2006-1,500 3:53.46 (11th)
5,000 15:39.57 (35th)
SEC Results-Cross Country
2003-8K 26:10.21 (22nd)
2004-8K 25:30.01 (54th)
2005-7.9K 26:02.56 (75th)
2006-8K 26:21.28 (60th)
South Regional Results-Cross Country
2003-10K 31:09.09 (22nd)
2005-10K 32:09.78 (42nd)
NCAA Results-Cross Country
2005-10K 31:49.6 (190th)

Major-Political science.

2008 Outdoor-Completed the 1,500 in 4:07.38 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational in his only competition of the outdoor season (March 29).

2008 Indoor-Squad member.

2007 Outdoor-Did not compete.

2007 Indoor-Did not compete while redshirting the season.

2006 Outdoor-Ran to a personal best time of 1:53.01 in the 800 while finishing fourth at the Knoxville Invitational (April 30) ... Finished second with a time of 3:51.97 in the 1,500 at the Vanderbilt Invitational (April 22) ... Recorded his season-best time of 3:50.63, less than half of a second off his career best, during the preliminaries of the 1,500 at the SEC outdoor championships (May 13) ... Placed 11th in the finals of the 1,500 at the SEC outdoor championships (May 14) ... Crossed the finish line in 3:57.15 to finish fifth in his first 1,500 of the season at the Disney World Invitational (March 23) ... Finished seventh in the 1,500 with a time of 3:56.94 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (April 1) ... Opened his season with a fifth place, 1:53.42 effort in the 800 at the Hurricane Invitational (March 18) ... Also anchored the Vols' 4x400 relay team to a fourth-place finish at the Hurricane Invitational ... Ran the third leg on Tennessee's distance medley relay team that finished fourth in the college section at the Penn Relays (April 28) ... Led off UT's sixth-place distance medley relay team at the Sea Ray Relays (April 15) ... Ran the third leg on the Vols' 4xmile relay, helping the team earn an eighth-place finish at the Penn Relays (April 29).

2006 Indoor-Ran the third led on Tennessee's third-place distance medley relay team at the SEC indoor championships (Feb. 26) ... Ran his season-best time in the mile, a 4:14.22 effort, in the preliminaries at the SEC indoor championships, taking 15th (Feb. 25) ... Finished third, with a time of 2:29.27, in the 1,000 at the Virginia Tech Invitational (Feb. 17) ... Stopped the clock at 1:55.11 to finish seventh in the 800 at the Indiana Open (Jan. 28) ... Recorded a time of 4:18.01 to finish 21st in the mile at the New Balance Invitational (Feb. 4).

2005 Outdoor-Redshirted the outdoor season ... Took the third leg as Tennessee finished third in the 4x800 relay with a time of 7:31.59 at the Baldy Castillo Invitational to open the season.

2005 Indoor-Ran his season-best mile time of 4:07.79 to finish ninth at the Penn State National Meet (Jan. 28) ... Finished 11th in the mile prelims at the SEC indoors after running a 4:11.26 time ... Also took the fourth leg on Tennessee's fifth-place, 9:57.87 effort in the distance medley relay ... Placed 13th in the mile after clocking a 4:12.97 time at the New Balance Invitational in New York.

2004 Outdoor-Won the 1,500 at the Gatorade Classic (May 2) in a lifetime-best 3:50.25, the season's fastest effort by a Vol ... Achieved his 5,000 career-best time of 14:56.91 to take 19th at the SEC outdoors (May 16) ... Took 14th in the 1,500 prelims with a time of 3:51.94 at the SEC meet ... Improved his 1,500 time to 3:50.49 to garner eighth and led off the thirdplace 4x1,500 relay (15:51.29) at the Sea Ray Relays ... Also ran the lead leg on Tennessee's third-place, 9:53.54 distance medley relay effort at Sea Rays ... Took eighth in section A of the 1,500 after trimming his time to 3:52.13 at the Texas Relays ... Also led off Tennessee's 12th-place, 9:54.85 distance medley relay at the Texas Relays ... Finished the 5,000 in 15:26.21 to place 12th at the Alabama Relays ... Ran the 1,500 in 4:07.31 at the Raleigh Relays ... Led off the season-best 9:51.89 effort in the distance medley relay to finish 11th in addition to running the second leg of the 4xmile relay (15th, 17:02.86) at the Penn Relays.

2004 Indoor-Put the wraps on his first collegiate season with the school indoor freshman mile record in his possession ... Rewrote teammate Jeff Day's two-week old school indoor freshman mile record by finishing the SEC indoor mile prelims in 4:07.04 (Feb. 28) ... Just two weeks earlier Day broke Ron Addison's 31-year old school indoor freshman mile record of 4:08.61 from 1973 ... Just missed scoring in the SEC indoor mile after placing ninth in the finals with a 4:09.24 time ... Led off Tennessee's second-fastest distance medley relay of the year, a seventh-place, 10:06.79 effort at the SEC indoors ... Ran his career-best 3,000 time of 8:34.15 to take 12th at the Kentucky Invitational (Jan. 17) ... Laid the groundwork for his coming school freshman indoor mile record with a 4:08.94 clocking in the mile to earn 11th at the Armory Collegiate Invitational in New York.

2006 Cross Country-Lettered after running in three of Tennessee's six races ... Finished 60th overall and ninth on the team at the 8K SEC championship ... Placed 108th overall, 11th among Vols, at the 8K Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic ... Competed in the 8K Brooks Pre-Nationals meet, but did not finish.

2005 Cross Country-Lettered after running in six of Tennessee's seven races and scoring in three ... Made the travel squad cut for each of Tennessee's three postseason races -- the SEC championship, the NCAA South Regional and the NCAA championship ... Finished 190th, fourth among Vols, with a time of 31:49.6 at the 10K NCAA championship ... Placed 42nd with a time of 32:09.78 at the NCAA South Regionals ... Ran to 75th with a time of 26:02.56 at the 7.9K SEC championship ... Led the Volunteer contingent to a team victory to open the season with a third-place, 15:20 finish at the 5K Chattanooga Invitational ... Finished second overall and among Vols with a time of 23:27 to propel the squad to the win at the 7.3K Tennessee Invitational ... Placed 131st in 25:18.5 at the 8K Pre-Nationals Invitational (blue race).

2004 Cross Country-Lettered after running in five of six races and scoring in one ... Won the 7.8K Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 24:38.40 to best the 63-runner field ... Finished 54th, ninth among Vols, with a 25:30.01 time at the 8K SEC championship ... Made the NCAA South Regional travel squad as an alternate ... Finished eighth, sixth among Vols, to open the season with a 25:41.66 time over the five-mile Old Timers Classic course at Western Kentucky.

2003 Cross Country-Lettered after running in all six races and scoring in three ... Found his way near the front of the Tennessee pack when the postseason rolled around ... Finished 22nd, second among Vols, with a 26:10.21 time at the SEC championship ... Placed 22nd, third in the Vol pack, in 31:09.09 at the NCAA South Regional ... Led the Volunteers with his season-best, fifth place finish in 26:14.17 at the Tennessee adidas Invitational ... Ran to 20th, sixth among Vols, in a season-best time of 25:52.42 in the winning Tennessee effort at Louisville's Cardinal Classic ... Finished 28th, sixth among Vols, in 27:04.47 at the Navy Invitational.

High school-One of the most promising Knoxville high school distance specialists since Olympian and former Vol Tony Cosey ... Earned five Tennessee state high school titles ... Swept three middle distance state titles in 2003 with wins in the 800 (1:54.46), 1,600 (4:19.72) and 3,200 (9:32.92) ... Won the state cross country championship and outdoor 1,600 state title in 2002 ... Broke Cosey's state record 1,600 time with his lifetime-best 4:11.53 at the Volunteer Track Classic on Tom Black Track, home of the Vols.

Personal-Full name is Robert Dustin Miller ... Born July 6, 1984 in Knoxville ... Parents are Ron and Susan Miller ... Family also includes younger sister Casey Ann ... Follows his father, uncle, aunt and two cousins as students at the University of Tennessee.



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