Miles James Mason comes from a long line of athletes. His sister was starting Point Guard for University of Hawaii, Uncle drafted to Philadelphia 76ers from Fresno State, and played overseas in Germany.
University of Utah
Miles arrived at the Utes the last day of training camp due late transcript confirmations, but he quickly became the starting. Left Tackle during his first practice when the previous starter received a concussion. Miles then moved to Left Guard when he returned to the field to play against USC his next game. Miles went on to have 21 career starts during his two years at Utah playing LT, LG, RG, and RT. 2011 – 11 starts (10 at Left Guard, one at Left Tackle). Regular season grade of 77% (516 of 673)…graded out at 83% against Arizona (44-53) and UCLA (43-52), 81% grade against Washington (46-57), BYU (51-63) and Montana State (48-59). 2012 – 10 starts (8 at Right Guard, 2 at Left Tackle). In the nine games that were graded (season finale against Colorado was not graded) he was in for 558 plays and allowed just one sack.
El Camino Junior College
Miles played 2 years, was second team All-Southern California Football Associate Offense in 2010, team finished 8-3 in 2009…played offensive and defensive line in 2006 at Santa Monica High School.
CFL – Edmonton Eskimos 08/2013 – 10/2013
After arriving in Edmonton as a free agent on August 13, 2013, Miles was immediately put to work. He started in his first game 3 days later against Toronto. His performance led to him earning the starting spot for 10 games straight to end the season. It was the first and only time that the franchise ever started an American on the Offensive Line as a Left Guard. As an American Lineman, Miles proved to be very competitive and impressive. This was no unfamiliar task for Miles, when you consider his first year at Utah, he did the exact same thing.
AFL – LA KISS 05/2015 to 08/2015
In his rookie Arena Football Season, Miles saw action in 9 games in 2015 with LA KISS. He served as a backup to all positions on the OLine including Center and Full Back. He first saw action due tothe injury of his fellow teammate, against a then undefeated San Jose SaberCats, and handed them their only loss during a championship season. Following his peformance, Miles took over starting duties at the Fullback Position, handling the ball for the first time ever in his football career. Miles totaled 3 Touchdowns, 11 Carries for 66 yards during his 4 starts at FB. He also caught all 3 of his passes for a total of 24 yards and a score.