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Sam Mills

Samuel Davis Mills Jr.

Position: LB
Height: 5-9    Weight: 229 lbs.

Born: June 3, 1959 in Neptune, NJ
Died: April 18, 2005 in Charlotte, NC
High School: Long Branch
College: Montclair St.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 101 (109th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #300. Isiah Robertson… #301. Lomas Brown… #302. Mike Brown… #303. SAM MILLS… #304. Richie Petitbon… #305. Dave Casper… #306. Chuck Muncie… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1986 27 NOR LILB 51 16 13 1 0 1 0 0 92 0 6
1987* 28 NOR LILB 51 12 12 1 0 3 0 0 58 0 10
1988* 29 NOR LILB 51 16 16 0 0 4 0 0 105 0 12
1989 30 NOR LILB 51 16 15 2 0 1 0 0 3.0 95 0 7
1990 31 NOR LILB 51 16 14 2 0 1 0 0 0.5 112 0 7
1991* 32 NOR LILB 51 16 16 2 13 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 0 1.0 102 0 18
1992* 33 NOR LILB 51 16 16 1 10 0 10 0 4 0 3 76 1 3.0 130 0 16
1993 34 NOR lilb 51 9 7 2 0 1 30 1 2.0 85 0 4
1994 35 NOR LILB 51 16 16 1 10 0 10 0 2 0 1 0 0 1.0 115 40 7
1995 36 CAR LILB 51 16 16 5 58 1 36 0 5 0 4 7 0 4.5 86 24 13
1996*+ 37 CAR LILB 51 16 16 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 2 41 1 5.5 90 32 18
1997 38 CAR LILB 51 16 16 1 18 0 18 0 1 1 0 0 0 72 27 8
Career 181 173 11 119 1 36 0 22 1 23 154 3 20.5 1142 123 126
9 yrs NOR 133 125 4 33 0 10 0 16 0 17 106 2 10.5 894 40 87
3 yrs CAR 48 48 7 86 1 36 0 6 1 6 48 1 10.0 248 83 39

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1987* 28 NOR LILB 1 1
1990 31 NOR LILB 1 1
1991* 32 NOR LILB 1 1 1.0
1992* 33 NOR LILB 1 1
1996*+ 37 CAR LILB 2 2 2 34 0 24 0
Career 6 6 2 34 0 24 0 1.0
4 yrs NOR 4 4 1.0
1 yr CAR 2 2 2 34 0 24 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1997 38 CAR LILB 51 16 16 2 12 0 12 6.0 12
Career 181 173 2 12 0 12 6.0 12
9 yrs NOR 133 125 0
3 yrs CAR 48 48 2 12 0 12 6.0 12

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1992* 33 NOR LILB 51 16 16 1 1 6
1993 34 NOR lilb 51 9 7 1 1 6
1995 36 CAR LILB 51 16 16 1 1 6
1996*+ 37 CAR LILB 51 16 16 1 1 6
Career 181 173 3 1 4 24
9 yrs NOR 133 125 2 2 12
3 yrs CAR 48 48 1 1 2 12

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams