Scotty Miller

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Scotty Miller
No. 10 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1997-07-31) July 31, 1997 (age 23)
Barrington, Illinois
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:174 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school:Barrington
College:Bowling Green
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 6 / Pick: 208
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl champion (LV)
  • First-team All-MAC (2016)
  • Second-team All-MAC (2018)
  • Third-team All-MAC (2017)
Career NFL statistics as of 2020
Receptions:46
Receiving yards:701
Receiving touchdowns:4
Rushing yards:30
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Scotty Miller (born July 31, 1997) is an American football wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Bowling Green and was drafted by the Buccaneers in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

Early life[edit]

Miller was born and raised in Barrington, Illinois. He was a star football player at Barrington High School, graduating in 2015. He was regarded as a two-star recruit coming out of high school. He also had personal bests of 10.53 in the 100M, and 21.25 in the 200M in track and field.

He committed to play for Bowling Green State University's football team on November 11, 2014.[1][2]

College career[edit]

College Statistics
Receiving Rushing Returning
Year Team GP Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
2015 BG 10 7 29 4.1 0 0 0 0 24 457 19.0 0
2016 BG 12 74 968 13.1 10 0 0 0 22 355 16.1 0
2017 BG 12 63 722 11.5 4 2 22 11.0 0 0 0 0
2018 BG 11 71 1,148 16.2 9 4 16 4.0 0 4 19 4.8 0
Total 45 215 2,876 13.4 23 6 38 6.3 0 50 831 16.6 0

Miller graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2019.

Professional career[edit]

Miller was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round, 208th overall, of the 2019 NFL Draft.[3] The Buccaneers acquired the selection used on Miller in a trade that sent DeSean Jackson to the Philadelphia Eagles.[4] Miller's 40-yard dash was clocked as low as 4.2s and as high as 4.39 at his Pro Day.[5][6]

2019 season[edit]

In Week 15, during a 38–17 win against the Detroit Lions, Miller caught three passes for 49 yards and his first career touchdown but injured his hamstring and left the game.[7] On December 17, 2019, Miller was placed on injured reserve.[8]

Miller finished his rookie season with 13 catches for 200 yards and one touchdown as well as two rushes for 18 yards.[9]

2020 season[edit]

In Week 4 against the Los Angeles Chargers, Miller recorded five catches for 83 yards and his first touchdown of the season, his first from new quarterback Tom Brady, during the 38–31 win.[10] In Week 7 against the Las Vegas Raiders, Miller recorded six catches for 109 receiving yards and a touchdown for his first professional 100-yard game.[11] Overall, Miller finished the 2020 season with 33 receptions for 501 receiving yards and three receiving touchdowns.[12]

In the NFC Championship against the Green Bay Packers, Miller recorded a 39 yard touchdown reception at the end of the first half during the 31–26 win.[13] Miller had one rush for −3 yards in Super Bowl LV against the Kansas City Chiefs, which the Buccaneers won, earning Miller his first Super Bowl ring.[14]

NFL career statistics[edit]

Legend
Won the Super Bowl
Bold Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team Games Receiving Rushing Fumbles
GP GS Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD Fum Lost
2019 TB 10 2 13 200 15.4 48 1 2 16 8.0 18 0 0 0
2020 TB 16 5 33 501 15.2 48 3 3 14 4.7 7 0 0 0
Career 26 7 46 701 15.2 48 4 5 30 6.0 18 0 0 0

Postseason[edit]

Year Team Games Receiving Rushing Fumbles
GP GS Rec Yds Avg Lng TD Att Yds Avg Lng TD Fum Lost
2020 TB 4 2 4 80 20.0 39 1 2 5 2.5 8 0 0 0
Career 4 2 4 80 20.0 39 1 2 5 2.5 8 0 0 0

Personal life[edit]

Miller is a Christian.[15] He is married to Jenna.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scott Miller Scouting Report". 247Sports.com. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  2. ^ Piotrowicz, Nicholas (June 9, 2019). "Doubted yet again, Miller intent on showing he belongs in NFL". The Blade. Toledo, Ohio. Retrieved March 6, 2021.
  3. ^ Vitali, Carmen (April 27, 2019). "Buccaneers Select Scotty Miller in the Sixth Round of the 2019 NFL Draft". Buccaneers.com.
  4. ^ "2019 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved September 20, 2020.
  5. ^ "Bucs found a gem in former-6th rounder Scotty Miller". Bleacher Report.
  6. ^ "Scott Miller Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved January 25, 2021.
  7. ^ "Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Detroit Lions – December 15th, 2019". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 5, 2020.
  8. ^ Gantt, Darin (December 17, 2019). "Bucs put Scotty Miller on IR". ProFootballTalk. Retrieved October 30, 2020.
  9. ^ "Scott Miller 2019 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 5, 2020.
  10. ^ Edwards, Josh (October 4, 2020). "Buccaneers vs. Chargers final score: Tom Brady rallies Tampa to win over rookie Justin Herbert". CBSSports.com. Retrieved October 6, 2020.
  11. ^ "Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Las Vegas Raiders – October 25th, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 30, 2020.
  12. ^ "Scott Miller 2020 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 7, 2021.
  13. ^ "NFC Championship – Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Green Bay Packers – January 24th, 2021". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 31, 2021.
  14. ^ Patra, Kevin (February 7, 2021). "What we learned from Buccaneers win over Chiefs in Super Bowl LV". NFL.com. Retrieved March 7, 2021.
  15. ^ Ackerman, Jon. "Bucs WR Scotty Miller at Super Bowl: 'Without Jesus coming down, none of this would be possible'". Sports Spectrum. Retrieved February 7, 2021.
  16. ^ Radtke, John. "Scotty Miller's dad: 'He failed every eye test when he was 17'". Retrieved February 7, 2021.

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