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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 (111th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Hall of Fame semi-finalist in 2016

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated May 1, 2016 7:25PM
All-Time Rank: #188. George Webster… #189. Tom Jackson… #190. Joe Thomas… #191. SAM MILLS… #192. Gary Collins… #193. Steve Nelson… #194. Lee Roy Selmon… 

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 6.0 166
9 yrs NOR 133 125 106
3 yrs CAR 48 48 2 12 0 12 6.0 60

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA 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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3 Jeff Siemon, Tom Addison, Rickey Jackson*, Paul Maguire, Archie Matsos, Mike Singletary*, E.J. Junior, Doug Cline, Peter Boulware, Bruce Scholtz
4 Chris Spielman, Jamie Sharper, Lee Woodall, Harry Carson*, DeMeco Ryans, Lee Roy Caffey, Jeff Siemon, Eric Hill, Al Wilson, Riki Ellison
5 Lee Woodall, Dennis Gaubatz, Al Wilson, Maxie Baughan, Gus Otto, Woodrow Lowe, Doug Cline, Nick Barnett, Chuck Allen, Brian Noble
6 Ted Hendricks*, Shane Conlan, Bryan Cox, Eric Hill, Archie Matsos, Lee Roy Caffey, Randall Godfrey, Chris Spielman, Duane Bickett, Lofa Tatupu
7 Lance Briggs, Chad Brown, Ted Hendricks*, Jeremiah Trotter, Sherrill Headrick, Willie Lanier*, Jack Lambert*, Randy Gradishar, Shane Conlan, Andre Tippett*
8 Chad Brown, Jeremiah Trotter, Ted Hendricks*, Shane Conlan, Seth Joyner, Julian Peterson, Mo Lewis, Bryan Cox, Levon Kirkland, Sherrill Headrick
9 Jeremiah Trotter, Chad Brown, Chris Hanburger*, Ted Hendricks*, Seth Joyner, Sherrill Headrick, Mo Lewis, Shane Conlan, Julian Peterson, Bill Bergey
10 Willie Lanier*, Chris Hanburger*, Chad Brown, Seth Joyner, Nick Buoniconti*, Bill Bergey, Mo Lewis, Joey Porter, Ted Hendricks*, Isiah Robertson
11 Isiah Robertson, Willie Lanier*, Chris Hanburger*, Mo Lewis, Nick Buoniconti*, Greg Lloyd, Brian Urlacher, Joey Porter, Harry Carson*, Chad Brown
12 Chris Hanburger*, Isiah Robertson, Mo Lewis, Willie Lanier*, Ted Hendricks*, Joey Porter, Zach Thomas, Nick Buoniconti*, Harry Carson*, Brian Urlacher
Career Willie Lanier*, Isiah Robertson, Chris Hanburger*, Kevin Greene, Mo Lewis, Hardy Nickerson, Bill Bergey, Joey Porter, Greg Lloyd, Andre Tippett*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams