UNC Football Bio
15 Donnie Miles
Miles Miles 1082251

2016 - Junior Season
Started all 13 games at safety • Ranked third on the team with 102 tackles, including three for loss, two pass breakups and a fumble recovery • Had a pair of tackles in the Sun Bowl • Had seven tackles vs. NC State • Made four tackles vs. The Citadel • Tied for team-high honors with 11 tackles, including one for a loss, at Duke • Made six tackles in a 48-20 win over Georgia Tech • Had six tackles and a pass breakup in the win at Virginia • Made eight tackles in the win at No. 16 Miami • Made 11 tackles in the win at No. 12 Florida State • Had nine tackles and recovered a fumble in the comeback win over Pitt • Made nine stops in the win over JMU • Had nine tackles in the win at Illinois • Made nine tackles in the season opener vs. Georgia.

2015 - Sophomore Season
Earned All-ACC honorable mention from ACSMA • Started all 14 games at safety and led the team with 128 tackles • Posted a career-high 22 tackles vs. Baylor in the Russell Athletic Bowl • That is the most by a Tar Heel since linebacker Durrell Mapp finished with 23 vs. NC State in 2007 • It was the most by a UNC safety since Dexter Reid had 22 vs. Clemson in 2002 • Finished with seven tackles (five solo) in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson • Had eight tackles (six solo) and a tackle for loss in the win at NC State • Finished with 11 tackles in the win at Virginia Tech • Tallied seven tackles in the win over Miami • Finished with seven tackles (five solo) in the win over Duke • Had 11 tackles (eight solo) and a key forced fumble in the win at Pitt • Finished with five tackles in the Virginia win, eight against Wake Forest and six at Georgia Tech • Finished with eight tackles (five solo) in the win over Delaware • Tallied 10 tackles (five solo) and a pass breakup in the Illinois win • Had six stops, a tackle for loss and a pass breakup in the win over NC A&T • Established a new career high with 12 tackles (nine solo) in the season opener against South Carolina • Moved into the starting strong safety role after appearing at the ram position in 2014. 

2014 - Redshirt Freshman Season
Appeared in 12 games and started six at the ram position • Finished the season fifth on the team with 53 tackles (31 solo), 4.0 tackles for loss, one sack and one pass breakup • Posted five tackles, including a tackle for loss, in the Quick Lane Bowl vs. Rutgers • Had four stops in the regular season finale against NC State • Finished with four tackles, including one for loss, in the win over Pitt • Posted four tackles in back-to-back wins over Georgia Tech and Virginia • Had three solo stops and a tackle for loss at Notre Dame • Tallied six tackles against both Clemson and Virginia Tech, including six solo stops against the Tigers • Had a season-high 10 tackles at East Carolina • Making his Carolina debut, posted four tackles, including his first collegiate sack, against SDSU.

North Gwinnett High School
Prepstar All-Southeast Region • Ranked among the top 100 players in Georgia by Rivals.com and ESPN.com • Considered the nation's No. 38 safety by Scout.com • Is the No. 66 rated safety in the country by Rivals.com • Played defensive back and running back • Posted more than 50 tackles as a junior and rushed for 674 yards and nine touchdowns splitting time at tailback • Also made 24 catches for 269 yards • Team finished 11-2 and was ranked the No. 4 team in Georgia • Team won back-to-back 7-AAAAA championships • Coached by Bob Sphire.

Nickname is “Donnie Buckets” • If he could choose an NFL team to play for, it would be the Falcons or the Dolphins • His dream job is to play safety in the NFL • His New Year's resolution was to be a better person than he was in 2015 • His favorite TV show is “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” • His favorite type of food is Japanese • The people who had the biggest impact on his life are Donnie Miles Sr. and Diane Turner, his father and mother. • Grew up in Carol City, Fla., outside of Miami • Birthday is August 3 • Communication studies major.

Position: Safety
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: North Gwinnett (Ga.)
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