William Miller (Canadian football)

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William Miller
Date of birth January 3, 1957
Place of birth Rison, Arkansas
Career information
Position(s) Running Back
College Ouachita Baptist University
Career history
As player
1980–82 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1984 Pittsburgh Maulers
1985 Orlando Renegades
1986 Toronto Argonauts
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1980, 1982
Awards 1980 Jackie Parker Trophy

William Miller is a former award-winning running back in the Canadian Football League.

Miller played his college football at Ouachita Baptist University from 1975 to 1978, where he rushed for 3813 career yards and was inducted into their Athletics Hall of Fame in 2003.

He joined the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1980, rushing for 1053 yards. He was named an all star and won the CFL's Most Outstanding Rookie Award.[1] He rushed for 684 yard in 1981 and 1076 yards in 1982, being named an all star in 1982. He played three seasons total with Winnipeg and totaled 21 touchdowns.

He moved to the United States Football League in 1984 with the Pittsburgh Maulers. After playing 1985 with the Orlando Renegades,[2] he returned to the CFL for one last season, playing 5 games with the Toronto Argonauts in 1986.[3]


  1. ^ Schenley presentations prove best in west
  2. ^ USFL/CFL players
  3. ^ 2009 Toronto Argonauts Media Guide