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|Date of birth:June 21, 1972|
|Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia|
|Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)||Weight: 304 lb (138 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25|
|Debuted in 1995 for the Miami Dolphins|
|Last played in 1996 for the St. Louis Rams|
|* Miami Dolphins ( 1995– 1996)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 1998|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Willie Perry "Billy" Milner (born June 21, 1972 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a former offensive tackle in the National Football League. He attended Northside High School in Atlanta. Milner attended the University of Houston, where he was a third team college All-American and the team's MVP. He was drafted 25th in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. He started 9 games as a rookie, earning a spot on the all rookie team. He was traded to the St. Louis Rams his second season for tight end Troy Drayton and suffered a career ending neck injury in his third season derailing a promising career. Billy now resides in Sunrise, Florida with his wife Sabrina and daughter Breana, he also has a son (Maxwell) who lives in Houston, Texas.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Dolphins sign No. 1 pick". Beaver County Times. 1995-07-18. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=FCJVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=hDsNAAAAIBAJ&pg=5546,3627884. Retrieved 2011-02-07.
- "Billy Milner". Pro Football Reference. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/M/MilnBi21.htm. Retrieved 2011-02-07.
- Bricker, Charles (1996-10-02). "Dolphins Acquire Tight End, Cut Byars". Orlando Sentinel. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1996-10-02/sports/9610020102_1_drayton-novacek-dolphins. Retrieved 2011-02-07.
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