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Junior Miller

Junior Miller
Date of birth: (1957-11-26) November 26, 1957
Place of birth: Midland, Texas
Career information
Position(s): Tight end
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 1980 / Round: 1 / Pick 7
Organizations
As player:
1980-1983
1984
Atlanta Falcons
New Orleans Saints
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1980, 1981
Career stats
Playing stats at

Selvia Miller, Jr. (born November 26, 1957) is a former American college and professional football player who was a tight end in the national Football League (NFL) for five seasons during the 1980s. Miller played college football for the University of Nebraska, and earned All-American honors. He was selected in the first round of the 1980 NFL Draft, played professionally for the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints of the NFL, and was twice selected to the Pro Bowl.

Miller was born in Midland, Texas. He attended Robert E. Lee High School in Midland, and was a standout high school football player for the Lee Rebels.

He attended the University of Nebraska, where he played for coach Tom Osborne's Nebraska Cornhuskers football team from 1976 to 1979. As a senior in 1979, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American.

The Atlanta Falcons chose Miller in the first round (seventh pick overall) of the 1980 NFL Draft, and he played for the Falcons from 1980 to 1983. He was selected for the Pro Bowl in 1980 and 1981. He played his fifth and final NFL season for the New Orleans Saints in 1984.


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