Robert Mathis

Preston: Next test for Morgan State's Joshua Miles starts this week at NFL scouting combine

Preston: Next test for Morgan State's Joshua Miles starts this week at NFL scouting combine

Joshua Miles is the type of player everyone will root for this week at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis.

He is a Randallstown native who played at Western Tech High in Baltimore County and later at Morgan State. He has great size at 6 feet 6 and 315 pounds, and a heart as big as his body.

His soft-spoken and easy-going demeanor suggest a lack of confidence, but that would be the wrong interpretation. Miles, an offensive tackle, is considered a long shot to make an NFL roster this summer, but he wants to show a different story this week when team officials huddle to test and interview prospects.

“I would say there is a 100 percent chance of me making a roster,”...

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