RECRUITING: St. Louis cornerback D.J. Miller commits to Iowa State

Iowa State has landed a commitment from three-star defensive back D.J. Miller. The 6-foot, 170-pound prospect announced his decision on Twitter on Saturday.

Miller, the No. 101 cornerback in the 2019 recruiting class according to 247Composite, chose the Cyclones over offers from Iowa, Air Force, Western Michigan, Bowling Green and Ball State. He has taken a pair of unofficial visits to Ames, most recently on March 30.

Miller joins Lees Summit, Mo. safety Vonzell Kelley as defensive backs in the Cyclones’ 2019 group of commitments. He is Iowa State’s 10th 2019 commit and the third one from the state of Missouri.

The Cyclones’ class currently ranks as the No. 29 class in the country and the fourth-best class in the Big 12.

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