With the 2012 season on the way, lets look at Von Miller, Linebacker for the Denver Broncos
MILLER AT A PEEK:
• A second-year linebacker who was named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year and a Pro Bowl starter in 2011 after tying the franchise rookie sack record (11.5).
• Finished fifth on the Broncos with 64 tackles (50 solo) as a rookie in addition to leading the club with 19 tackles for a loss and 24 quarterback hits in 15 starts.
• Produced two separate five-game stretches posting at least a half sack in 2011.
• Became just the second player in Broncos history (K David Treadwell, 1989) to be selected to the Pro Bowl as a rookie.
• Earned second-team All-Pro honors from the Associated Press in addition to being named the Denver Athletic Club’s Colorado Athlete of the Year for 2011.
• Posted 27.5 sacks in 26 starts over his last two seasons at Texas A&M University and won the Butkus Award (nation’s best linebacker) in addition to being named a consensus All-American as a senior in 2010.
• Finished his collegiate career with 33 sacks (fourth in school history) and 50.5 tackles for a loss in 47 games played (30 starts).
• Named to The Sporting News’ Freshman All-Big 12 Team in 2007 after seeing action in nine games as a true freshman for the Aggies.
• Selected by the Broncos in the first round (2nd overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.
He is already of to a great season start with 7 solo tackles, will he be the difference maker this week against the Houston Texans?