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Steven Miller
No. 10     Free agent
Date of birth: (1991-03-23) March 23, 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth: Plainfield, New Jersey
Career information
CFL status: Import
Position(s): RB
High school: Piscataway Township
Organizations
Playing stats at CFL.ca
Playing stats at NFL.com

Steven Miller (born March 23, 1991) is a Canadian football running back who is currently a free agent. He played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League from 2014 to 2015. He also played American football for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.

Early career Edit

Miller grew up in Piscataway, New Jersey and attended Piscataway Township High School where he played high school football for the Chiefs, graduating in 2009.[1] In 2008, he ran for 1,322 yards and 20 touchdowns.[2] The Chiefs won the 2008 North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 championship in his senior year.[3]

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.[4][5] 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.[3] 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 four touchdowns.[6]

Professional career Edit

In April 2013, Miller was signed to the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent.[6] He spent 2013 on the Lions' practice squad, and was cut in 2014 after playing in three preseason games.[7]

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.[3]

References Edit

  1. Stanmyre, Matthew. "Piscataway High School a prolific pipeline for Division 1 football programs", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, July 6, 2009, updated February 17, 2010. Accessed September 26, 2018. "Rutgers' Marvin Booker, left, and Nassau's Steven Miller, right, both recent Piscataway graduates, return for a skills day with the high school's football team.... RB Steven Miller, Nassau CC, 2009"
  2. 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. http://www.nj.com/hssports/blog/football/index.ssf/2012/10/piscataway_head_coach_dan_higgins_gets_a_clean_bill_of_health_nadir_barnwell_expected_to_return_pisc.html. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "STEVEN MILLER". http://www.appstatesports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=21500&ATCLID=205238257. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  4. Blevins, Dave (2012). College Football Awards: All National and Conference Winners Through 2010. McFarland. p. 471. ISBN 9780786490806. https://books.google.com/books?id=r_Yta5rctjoC&dq=nassau+community+college+steven+miller&source=gbs_navlinks_s. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  5. "Northeast Football Conference History". http://www.northeastfootball.com/nfc_history.htm. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Yuille, Sean (17 May 2013). "Lions undrafted free agents: Steven Miller scouting report". Pride of Detroit. http://www.prideofdetroit.com/2013/5/17/4336460/lions-undrafted-free-agents-steven-miller-scouting-report. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  7. "Steven Miller". http://www.detroitlions.com/team/roster/steven-miller/d8e1a8b9-72ee-4492-bccd-88c9241914b7/. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
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