Peoria High School running back Jamal Miles has been named this week's Arizona Cardinals and Wells Fargo "High School Player-of-the-Week."
Miles ran for 256 yards and three touchdowns in the Panthers 31-20 victory over Millennium High School last Friday night. He finished the night with 382 all-purpose yards including a 97-yard punt return for a touchdown.
The sixth-year Arizona Cardinals Football Club "Player-of-the-Week" award, presented by Wells Fargo, is selected by a local sports panel consisting of Cardinals Director of Community Relations Luis Zendejas, Community Relations Coordinator Sheldon Meeks, Sports 620 AM anchor Paul Calvisi, NBC-12 sports reporter Bruce Cooper, 16-year Arizona high school football official Bob Ferreira, Cardinals radio analyst and Sports 620 AM talk show host Ron Wolfley, AIA Director of Media Marketing Brian Bolitho, former Arizona high school coach Emil Nasser, 1060 AM radio host Dan Manucci, and Wells Fargo representative Jeff Smith.
A football plaque acknowledging the award will be presented to Miles by a Cardinals alumnus at a ceremony at Peoria High School (11200 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria) on Friday, October 24 at 1:30 p.m. during the school's Homecoming assembly in the gym. The Panthers host Paradise Valley High School on Friday night at 7 p.m.
For more information, contact Sheldon Meeks in the Cardinals community relations department (602/379-1688).
Week 1: RB De'Andre Currie, Mountain Pointe H.S.
Week 2: QB Justin Sieczkowski, Seton Catholic H.S.
Week 3: QB Kevin Pantastico, Desert Ridge H.S.
Week 4: RB Kaylin Ashley, Coronado H.S.
Week 5: RB Jeremiah Cornist, La Joya H.S.
Week 6: RB Mike Brown, Cactus H.S.
Week 7: RB Jamal Miles, Peoria H.S.