Christian Miller (American football)

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Christian Miller
No. 50 – Carolina Panthers
Position:Outside linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1996-06-16) June 16, 1996 (age 23)
Columbia, South Carolina
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school:Spring Valley (SC)
College:Alabama
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 4 / Pick: 115
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Christian Miller (born June 16, 1996) is an American football linebacker for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama and high school football at Spring Valley High School in South Carolina.

College career[edit]

A four-star recruit heading into Alabama,[1] Miller was primarily used as an outside linebacker in college, although coach Nick Saban sometimes experimented with him at inside linebacker in practices.[1] Miller's junior season was widely hampered by injuries. His senior season saw him record 8.5 sacks, although Miller strained his hamstring in the 2018 Orange Bowl and missed the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship game due to the injury.[2] Miller stated that his technique improvements while in college made up for his lack of experience in college.[3]

Professional career[edit]

At the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine, Miller recorded a 38.5-inch vertical jump.[2]

Miller was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the fourth round (115th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Miller's father, Corey Miller, was a nine-year NFL veteran.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tsoukalas, Tony. "Christian Miller could be one of the steals in this year's NFL Draft". Rivals. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Bezjak, Lou. "'He checks every single box': Columbia's Christian Miller ready for NFL Draft moment". The State. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  3. ^ Gayle, Austin. "Alabama's Christian Miller takes pride in his pass-rush technique, versatility". Pro Football Focus. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  4. ^ Strickland, Bryan (April 27, 2019). "Panthers draft Christian Miller in fourth round". Panthers.com.

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