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Lamar Miller
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No. 26     Miami Dolphins
Running Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-04-25) April 25, 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
High School: Miami (FL) Killian
Career information
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 97
Debuted in 2012 for the Miami Dolphins
Career history
*Miami Dolphins ( 2012–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* Second-team All-ACC (2011)
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Rush Attempts     51
Rush Yards     250
Rush Average     4.9
Touchdowns     1

Lamar Miller (born April 25, 1991) is an American football running back for the Miami Dolphins. Miller played college football at the University of Miami and was considered one of the top running backs in the 2012 NFL Draft.[1][2]

Early yearsEdit

Miller attended Miami Killian Senior High School in Miami, FL. As a senior he was a Parade All-American after rushing for 1,749 yards on 217 carries with 22 touchdowns.

College careerEdit

After he was redshirted in 2009, Miller saw his first game action in 2010. He played in 11 games with one start and rushed for 646 yards on 108 carries with six touchdowns. Miller took over as the Hurricanes starting running back in 2011. During the 2011 season, Miller became the first Miami running back since Willis McGahee in 2002 to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season.

Professional careerEdit

Miller was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL Draft, 97th overall on April 28, 2012. He was the second Miami Hurricane selected by the Dolphins in that year (the other was defensive end Olivier Vernon. They were the first Hurricanes drafted by Miami since Vernon Carey in 2004. The last pair of UM prospects to be selected by the Dolphins in the same Draft had been in 1991 when Randal Hill and Roland Smith trailed the same path. On June 1, 2012, Miller signed a 4-year, $2.58 million contract, including a $480,000 signing bonus.

Miller scored his first career touchdown, a 15-yard run, in a Week 2 match-up against the Oakland Raiders on Sept. 16, 2012.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

it:Lamar Miller
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