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Steven Miller
RB #40
Height:
5-7
Weight:
172
College:
Appalachian State
Experience:
1

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Biography

First-year running back and return man who returns to the Lions after spending most of the 2013 season as a member of the team’s practice squad.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Lions to a Reserve/Future contract on January 1, 2014.
  • Re-signed by the Lions to the practice squad on November 19, 2013.
  • Released by the Lions on November 5, 2013.
  • Re-signed by the Lions to the practice squad on October 21, 2013.
  • Released by the Lions on October 17, 2013.
  • Signed by the Lions to the practice squad on September 1, 2013.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 2, 2013.

PRO
First-year running back and return man who returns to the Lions after spending most of the 2013 season as a member of the team’s practice squad.

2013: Member of the 2013 practice squad.

COLLEGE

2012: Started 11-of-12 games as a senior, leading the Mountaineers in rushing with 239 carries for 1,368 yards and 11 touchdowns. As a receiver, finished the season with 34 catches for 510 yards and five touchdowns.

  • Rushed for back-to-back multi touchdown games with 91 yards and two touchdowns against Montana and 167 yards and three touchdowns against The Citadel.
  • Eclipsed the 200-yards rushing mark with 202 yards against Coast Carolina and a season-high 245 yards against Western Carolina.
  • Carried the ball 25 times for 170 yards and a score against Furman.

2011: Finished as the second leading rusher as a junior for the Mountaineers, racking up 380 yards and three touchdowns. Also caught 13 passes out of the backfield for 132 yards and one touchdown.

  • Amassed 86 total yards in home debut vs. North Carolina A&T.
  • Turned in his best performance of the season in a 49-42 win at The Citadel with 102 rushing yards and two touchdowns on just 18 carries (5.7 avg).
  • Scored his only other touchdown of the year and finished the game with 60 yards on nine carries in a win over Savannah State.
  • Totaled 99 yards (76 rushing, 23 receiving) on 12 touches in the regular-season home finale against Western Carolina.

PERSONAL
Played as a prep at Piscataway (N.J.) High School under head coach Dan Higgins, helping to lead his team to a 2008 North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Championship. Rushed for over 1,300 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, including 206 yards on 25 carries (8.2 avg) in the state championship game.

  • Son of Victoria Miller.
  • Cousin, Malcom Jenkins, played defensive back at Ohio State and is currently a member of the New Orleans Saints.

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