Nick Miller (American football)


Nick Miller (American football)
Nick Miller

At a game in Denver in October, 2010.
No. --     Free Agent
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: March 29, 1987 (1987-03-29) (age 24)
Place of birth: Mesa, Arizona
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
College: Southern Utah
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2010 for the Oakland Raiders
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • GWC Special Teams P.O.Y. (2008)
Career NFL statistics as of 2010
Receptions     3
Receiving yards     40
Receiving TDs     --
Stats at NFL.com

Nick Miller (born March 29, 1987 in Mesa, Arizona) is an American football who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Southern Utah.

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Early years

Miller played high school football at Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Arizona. He was a 1st Team All-Region wide receiver; and a 2nd Team All-State honoree and 1st Team All-Tribune selection at defensive back. Miller recorded up 656 receiving yards and eight touchdowns during his senior season. He also intercepted five passes and helped his team to an East Valley region championship.

Miller also lettered in baseball and track.

College career

After transferring from Scottsdale Community College, Miller became a starting wide receiver at Southern Utah University in 2007.[1] He set an SUU record with 41 kickoff returns for 914 yards. He also finished second on the team in receptions and receiving yards, with 35 catches for 435 yards and a touchdown. In addition to the 19 carries he had for 50 yards. he also led the team with 19 punt returns for 175 yards.

As a senior in 2008, Miller was named Great West Conference Special Teams Players of the Year and caught 55 passes for 763 yards and three touchdowns.

Professional career

Oakland Raiders

Miller went undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft, but was signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent. He survived final cuts on September 5 and made Oakland's 53-man roster.[2] However, he never played during his rookie season because of a shin injury. On December 30, Miller was placed on injured reserve with the shin injury.

On October 10, 2010, Miller made his official NFL debut, returning a punt 46 yards in the third quarter of the Raiders' 35-27 win over the San Diego Chargers. On October 24, 2010 Nick Miller made a 32 yard catch along the sideline for his first career catch. On October 1, 2011, Miller was released by the Raiders.

St. Louis Rams

The St. Louis Rams signed him on October 6, 2011. He was waived on October 22.

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