ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A famed Friday Night Lights runningback was arrested in Abilene on charges including failing to register as a sex offender.
James “Boobie” Miles was booked into the Taylor County Jail Thursday for Failing to Comply with Sex Offenders Duty to Register and Violation of Bond/Protective Order. He was released from jail after posting bonds totaling $20,000.
The charges are connected to a 2020 aggravated sexual assault case, where he was sentenced to 5 years in prison.
Miles was a runningback featured in Friday Night Lights by H. G. Bissinger, a book later turned into a featured film that followed the 1988 season of the Odessa Permian football team. Miles was one of the major characters in the story.
No further information has been released.