Football Coaching Staff
Mason Miller
Assistant Coach


Miller continues his association with Hal Mumme in his fourth season with the Aggie football staff as offensive line coach.

   2007 was a successful year for the Aggie offensive line as Miller guided the Aggies that gave up just 27 sacks on the season, a 13 sack improvement from 2006. Offensive line was also responsible for helping the Aggie offense average 331.9 yards passing per game and 423.5 total offensive yards a game, as the Aggie offense finished fifth in the nation in total offense and 33rd in passing offense. The O-line also protected Aggie quarterback Chase Holbrook, who finished ninth in the nation in total offense with 322.6 yards per game. Miller also coached left tackle Mike Martinez who earned second team all-WAC honors in 2007.

   With Miller’s guidance in 2006 the Aggie offensive line had a breakout year. The Aggie O-line helped record five 100-yard rushing games and finish third in the nation in total offense, second in passing offense and 15th in scoring offense. Miller and the offensive line were also responsible for the protection of quarterback Chase Holbrook, who broke 21 school records in 2006. As a team, the Aggies also broke three total offensive records, six passing records and tied the school’s scoring record. The Aggies recorded three games with over 500 yards passing, five games with over 400 yards passing and 11 games with over 300 yards passing.

   In 2005, Miller coached an offensive that helped NMSU break several passing records, including passing attempts for a season (547), most completions in a season (310) and most completions in game (40). The NMSU passing offense ranked second in the WAC and 24th in the nation, throwing for 266.0 yards per game, while ranking seventh in total offense with 344.4 yards per game.  The offensive line helped the Aggie rushing attack recorded four 100-yard rushing games, including three consecutive games with 100 yards or more on the ground, something hadn’t happened since 2000.

   Miller who played running back for Mumme in 1994 & 95 later became a student assistant after suffering a career ending knee injure in 1995

   Miller coached running backs in 2003 and offensive line in 2004. Under his leadership, the Lion offensive line allowed only 24 quarterback sacks in a staggering 576 pass attempts. SLU averaged 537 yards of total offense and 408 yards passing per game, both tops in NCAA Division I-AA. The running game also improved. SLU averaged just over 74 yards per game in their first season in 2003 to 129 yards per game in 2004. At SLU Miller coached Ray Perkins who is second in single season rushing yards with 1,148. Perkins currently plays with the Miami Dolphins. He also guided center Donald Usry at Southeastern, who signed a free agent contact with the Baltimore Ravens in 2007 as well as guard Nick Cole at NMSU, who signed a free agents contact with the Eagles in 2006.

   Miller was the offensive coordinator at Valwood High School (Ga.) from 1998-1999 and helped lead the school to the Class A State Championship. He was also an assistant coach at Washington and Lee University from 2000-2001.  Mason coached wide receivers and tight ends as well as being responsible for coordinating the passing game.     

   He received his undergraduate degree in History from Valdosta State in 1999.


Miller File



Full Name: Michael K. Miller

Birthdate/Place: July 23, 1975, Jacksonville, N.C.

Wife: Megan



  Walton High School - Marietta, Ga., 1994

Valdosta State University - Valdosta, Ga. (B.A.History, 1999)


Playing Career

Valdosta State University - Running Back (1994 & 95)


Coaching Career

  Student Assistant Coach - Valdosta State, 1996

Offensive Coordinator - Valwood (Ga.)High School, 1998-2000

Assistant Coach (WR/Passing Game Coor.), Washington and Lee, 2000-01

Assistant Coach (Running Backs) - Southeastern Louisiana, 2003

Assistant Coach (Offensive Line) - Southeastern Louisiana, 2004

Assistant Coach (Offensive Line) - New Mexico State, 2005 -


Position: Assistant Coach
Other Position: Offensive Line Coach
Experience: 3 Years
Phone: 505-646-1634
Email: mamiller@nmsu.edu

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