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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 (107th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 13, 2014 11:25AM
All-Time Rank: #235. Warren Moon… #236. Larry Grantham… #237. Dan Hampton… #238. SAM MILLS… #239. John Abraham… #240. Bert Jones… #241. Tommy McDonald… 

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD 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 3.0 2 0 1 0 0 95 0 7
1990 31 NOR LILB 51 16 14 0.5 2 0 1 0 0 112 0 7
1991* 32 NOR LILB 51 16 16 1.0 2 13 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 0 102 0 18
1992* 33 NOR LILB 51 16 16 3.0 1 10 0 10 0 4 0 3 76 1 130 0 16
1993 34 NOR lilb 51 9 7 2.0 2 0 1 30 1 85 0 4
1994 35 NOR LILB 51 16 16 1.0 1 10 0 10 0 2 0 1 0 0 115 40 7
1995 36 CAR LILB 51 16 16 4.5 5 58 1 36 0 5 0 4 7 0 86 24 13
1996*+ 37 CAR LILB 51 16 16 5.5 1 10 0 10 0 0 0 2 41 1 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 20.5 11 119 1 36 0 22 1 23 154 3 1142 123 126
9 yrs NOR 133 125 10.5 4 33 0 10 0 16 0 17 106 2 894 40 87
3 yrs CAR 48 48 10.0 7 86 1 36 0 6 1 6 48 1 248 83 39

Kick & Punt Returns

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
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Joe Schmidt*, Peter Boulware, Paul Maguire, Sam Huff*, Shane Conlan, Ray Lewis, Sam Cowart, Jeff Siemon, Archie Matsos, Tom Addison
4 Chris Spielman, Wayne Robinson, Dave Wilcox*, Chris Doleman*, Peter Boulware, DeMeco Ryans, Paul Maguire, Lee Woodall, Dexter Coakley, Skip Vanderbundt
5 Chris Doleman*, Nick Barnett, Stan West, Terrell Suggs, Dexter Coakley, E.J. Holub, Jamie Sharper, Al Wilson, Larry Grantham, Vaughan Johnson
6 Zach Thomas, Lance Briggs, Terrell Suggs, Lee Roy Caffey, Bryan Cox, Dan Currie, Cornelius Bennett, Stan West, Chris Doleman*, Shane Conlan
7 Randy Gradishar, Lance Briggs, Chad Brown, Chris Doleman*, Dave Robinson*, Bobby Bell*, Terrell Suggs, Ted Hendricks*, Maxie Baughan, Jason Taylor
8 Chad Brown, Tom Jackson, Dave Robinson*, Ted Hendricks*, Chris Doleman*, Ray Nitschke*, Randy Gradishar, Seth Joyner, Jeremiah Trotter, Mike Stratton
9 Joe Fortunato, Terrell Suggs, Jeremiah Trotter, Willie Lanier*, Dave Robinson*, Ray Nitschke*, Chris Doleman*, Chris Hanburger*, Tom Jackson, Chad Brown
10 Dave Robinson*, Joe Fortunato, Chad Brown, Isiah Robertson, Chris Doleman*, Seth Joyner, Charles Haley, Jeff Siemon, Zach Thomas, Tom Jackson
11 Isiah Robertson, Randy Gradishar, Chris Doleman*, Joe Fortunato, Ray Nitschke*, Willie Lanier*, Dave Robinson*, Bobby Bell*, Karl Mecklenburg, Chris Hanburger*
12 Sam Huff*, Chris Hanburger*, Isiah Robertson, Joe Fortunato, Chris Doleman*, Bobby Bell*, Zach Thomas, Dave Robinson*, Ted Hendricks*, Willie Lanier*
Career Willie Lanier*, Sam Huff*, Joe Fortunato, Randy Gradishar, Karl Mecklenburg, Dave Robinson*, Andre Tippett*, Bill Bergey, Chuck Howley, Maxie Baughan

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams