Before Nebraska (Kearney HS)
Brayden Miller earned honorable-mention all-state recognition as a senior at Kearney High School, when he passed for 1,371 yards and 15 touchdowns. He added 596 rushing yards and had 21 tackles and an interception on defense. Miller was part of a 12-1 team as a junior that reached the Class A state finals. Miller was the backup quarterback and also saw action on defense, making 18 tackles and two tackles for loss. Miller was selected to play in the 2019 Nebraska Shrine Bowl, and he threw a 54-yard touchdown pass in the game. Miller had scholarship offers from Nebraska-Kearney and Pittsburg State.