SEPTEMBER 24, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State offensive lineman Harry Miller, a junior who has played in 20 career games, on Friday was named as one of 22 members of the 2021 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. Miller earned the honor for is dedication to for his dedication to community service and the positive impact they have made on the lives of others. He was chosen amongst 109 total nominations.
The Allstate AFCA Good Works Team was established in 1992 by the College Football Association, recognizing the extra efforts made by college football players and student support staff off the field. AFCA became the governing body of the award in 1997 and continues to honor college football players who go the extra mile for those in need.
This year, Allstate pledged $1 million to be spread among the 22 student-athletes – as well as a non-profit of their choice – to assist them in continuing to make a positive impact in their respective communities.
Miller, a mechanical engineering major who in 2020-21 was named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar for having a grade-point average of 3.70 or better, has also been active in community service endeavors even before arriving at Ohio State. Consider:
- Miller has been involved in mission trips to Nicaragua since high school.
- Over the past seven years, he’s made nearly a dozen trips to Nicaragua and sometimes has brought teammates with him
- He is currently serving as a board member at Mission 4 Nicaragua, a nonprofit organization that operates a school and distributes food and medicine to less fortunate families in Los Brasiles.
- He’s raised over $1,000 for Mission 4 Nicaragua through the sale of t-shirts, sweatshirts and baseball caps
As a first-year starter in 2020, Miller helped Ohio State reach the College Football Playoff National Championship Game for an offense that averaged 519.4 yards per game. In 2019, as a true freshman, he appeared in 13 of 14 games as the team’s back-up center and a starter on special teams.
Fans will have the opportunity to help Miller become the 2021 Allstate Good Works Team captain through an online vote. The complete AFCA Good Works Team roster, including Miller, will be listed at ESPN.com/AllState, where fans can vote for the captain through Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.
COURTESY OSU ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS