David Miller (American football)

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David Miller
Position: Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-06-27) June 27, 1984 (age 32)
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Cullman (AL)
College: UAB
Undrafted: 2007
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

David Miller is a former American football defensive end. He played college football at Alabama-Birmingham.[1]

In his professional career, Miller has been a member of the Arizona Rattlers, Edmonton Eskimos, Rio Grande Valley Dorados, and New York Sentinels.

High school career[edit]

Miller attended Cullman High School in Cullman, Alabama, and was a student and a letterman in football and track. In football, the Alabama Sportswriters Association (ASWA) named him to the All-State Team. As a senior, he was also named to the Birmingham News "Best of the Rest" and rewarded as his team's "Most Valuable Defensive Lineman." Miller played in the North-South All-Star Game after tallying 120 tackles and 22 sacks as a senior. He had 52 career sacks while playing at Cullman.

College career[edit]

At the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Miller was redshirted in 2002 as a true freshman. A versatile player, who played defensive end, defensive tackle, nose tackle, and linebacker, sometimes all in the same game. His primary position was defensive end, at which he started four years for the UAB Blazers and played in 46 contests.

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Rattlers[edit]

Miller was not drafted in the 2007 NFL Draft and decided to sign with the Arizona Rattlers of the AFL for the 2008 season.[2] The Rattlers eventually waived him injured after he sustained a shoulder injury that required surgery.[citation needed]

UNGL[edit]

After coming off surgery Miller was the first defensive end selected by the Virginia Senators in the 2009 UNGL Draft, but due to insufficient financial backing the league was unable to get off the ground for its inaugural season. [3]

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

Miller was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League in May 2009. He was released on June 28, 2009.[4]

Rio Grande Valley Dorados[edit]

After being released by the Eskimos, Miller signed with the Rio Grande Valley Dorados of the AF2, playing the final three games of the season and helping them earn a 2009 playoff berth. [5]

New York Sentinels[edit]

Miller was signed by the New York Sentinels of the United Football League.,[6] but was released during the 2009 season.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ UAB Football Official Site. "UAB Player Bio". Retrieved Dec 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ Ratters, Arizona. "Arizona Rattlers Team Roster". Retrieved Dec 19, 2009. 
  3. ^ The Roanoke Times. "UNGL Calls Delay of Game". Retrieved Dec 19, 2009. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Eskimos, Edmonton. "Edmonton Eskimos Transactions". Archived from the original on 2010-01-01. Retrieved Dec 19, 2009. 
  5. ^ Dorados, Rio Grande Valley. "Rio Grande Valley Dorados Roster". Retrieved December 19, 2009. 
  6. ^ United Football League. "Sentinels add 16 to roster". Archived from the original on December 10, 2009. Retrieved Dec 19, 2009. 
  7. ^ UFL Access. "UFL transactions". Archived from the original on 2009-09-26. Retrieved Dec 19, 2009. 

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