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Steven Miller (gridiron football)

Steven Miller
No. 10     Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date of birth (1991-03-23) March 23, 1991
Place of birth Plainfield, New Jersey
Career information
Status Active
CFL status International
Position(s) RB
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg)
College Appalachian State
High school Piscataway Township High
Career history
As player
2013-2014 Detroit Lions*
2014-Present Saskatchewan Roughriders
*Pre-season and/or practice squad member only
Career stats
  • Playing stats at CFL.ca
  • Playing stats at NFL.com

Steven Miller is a Canadian football running back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He formerly played American football for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.

Early career

Miller attended Piscataway Township High School where he played high school football for the Chiefs. In 2008, he ran for 1,322 yards and 20 touchdowns.[1] The Chiefs won the 2008 North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 championship in his senior year.[2]

Miller played college football for Nassau Community College in 2009 and 2010. In 2010, he won Northeast JC Football Conference Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year and helped lead Nassau to the conference championship.[3][4] He recorded 1,180 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns in his final year with Nassau. In 2011, he transferred to Appalachian State where he played for the Mountaineers.[2] In his senior year, he rushed for over 1,368 yards on 239 carries and 11 touchdowns. Additionally, he recorded 34 receptions for 377 yards and an additional 4 touchdowns.[5]

Professional career

In April 2013, Miller was signed to the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent.[5] He spent 2013 on the Lions' practice squad, and was cut in 2014 after playing in three preseason games.[6]

Miller was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in October 2014. He played in two regular season games and a post-season game. In the regular season, he ran for 68 yards on 12 carries and acted as a kickoff returner.[2]

References

  1. ^ Haley, John (28 October 2012). "Piscataway head coach Dan Higgins gets a clean bill of health, Nadir Barnwell expected to return; Piscataway finds 2013 QB; More P-Way news". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "STEVEN MILLER". Appalachian State Mountaineers. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Blevins, Dave (2012). College Football Awards: All National and Conference Winners Through 2010. McFarland. p. 471.  
  4. ^ "Northeast Football Conference History". Northeast Football Conference. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  5. ^ a b Yuille, Sean (17 May 2013). "Lions undrafted free agents: Steven Miller scouting report". Pride of Detroit. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Steven Miller". Detroit Lions. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
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