Lonyae Miller

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Lonyae Miller
Free agent
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-04-29) April 29, 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: Fontana (CA) Kaiser
College: Fresno State
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Lonyae Durell Miller, Jr. (born April 29, 1988) is an American football running back. He played college football at Fresno State.

Early life[edit]

Miller was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in Fontana, located in neighboring San Bernardino County.[1][2] Miller graduated from Henry J. Kaiser High School of Fontana in 2006. Miller's father Lonyae Miller Sr. has been a special education teacher in the Fontana Unified School District.[3] He also competed in track & field as a sprinter, recording personal-best times of 10.7 seconds in the 100 meters and 21.9 seconds in the 200 meters.

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Lonyae Miller
Fontana, California Henry J. Kaiser HS 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 198 lb (90 kg) 4.53 Dec 18, 2005 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 72
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 92 (school)   Rivals: 38 (RB); 63 (CA); 75 (school)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


College career[edit]

Miller then played on the Fresno State University Bulldogs football team from 2006 to 2009 as a running back. Miller ran for 2,062 yards on 374 carries and 20 touchdowns in his four seasons. Miller also made 14 receptions for 91 yards.[4]

Professional career[edit]

2010 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 in 221 lb 3034 in 878 in 4.53 s 1.55 s 2.60 s 4.54 s 7.20 s 36.5 in 10 ft 0 in 26 reps
All values from the NFL Scouting Combine.[5][6]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, he was signed as a free agent by the Dallas Cowboys.[7] He was waived on September 4, 2010, but was signed to the practice squad a day later. He was promoted to the active roster on December 3, 2010.[8]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On January 3, 2012 signed to a future/reserve contract with the Oakland Raiders.


  1. ^ "Lonyae Miller". NFL. Retrieved August 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Lonyae Miller". Fresno State Bulldogs. Retrieved August 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.fusd.net/district/board/archive/agendas/2009/20081105.pdf
  4. ^ "Lonyae Miller". sports-reference.com/cfb. Retrieved August 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Lonyae Miller". NFL Draft Scout. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Lonyae Miller Combine Results". NFL. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  7. ^ "17 Undrafted Rookies Agree To Terms". Dallascowboys.com. 2010-04-25. Retrieved 2010-07-10. 
  8. ^ "What it means: Cowboys add running back to active roster. He was released". Dallas News. 2010-12-03. Retrieved 2010-12-03. 

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