Originally from Colorado, Von Miller is an American football outside linebacker who now plays for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.
During his college football career at Texas A&M, Miller garnered unanimous All-American accolades and was named the Butkus Award winner as the nation’s best outstanding collegiate linebacker in the process.
Von Miller Biography
Vonnie B’Vsean Miller Jr. was born on the 26th of March in the city of Dallas, Texas, on the 26th of March in the year 1989. Miller was born to Von and Gloria Miller in Los Angeles, California. When he was growing up, both of his parents were sports in high school and college.
He received his high school diploma from ‘DeSoto High School’ in Texas, where he was an avid participant in athletics and a member of the ‘DeSoto Eagles,’ the high-school football team, which he helped to found.
Von Miller Career
As a second-round pick in the 2010 ‘NFL Draft,’ Miller was regarded as one of the top three outside linebackers in the league. He entered the 2011 ‘NFL Draft’ as one of the top three outside linebackers in the league. A year after being drafted, he formally signed a contract with the ‘Denver Broncos,’ the team that he has played for since July 2011.
A total of 10 sacks were recorded in nine games during Miller’s rookie campaign in 2012. AFC Defensive Player of the Week twice and AFC Defensive Player of the Month once were both awarded to him. He was also named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The race for the ‘Defensive Player of the Year’ ended with him finishing in second place.
He was ranked ninth on the ‘NFL Top 100 Players of 2013’ list, which was published at the beginning of 2013. Miller developed his game and finished the 2014 season with 14 sacks and 59 tackles. As a result, he has voted the ‘Super Bowl Most Valuable Player’ in 2015 and was placed 15th on the ‘NFL Top 100 Players of 2016’ list by the end of the season.
A six-year contract worth $ 114.5 million was signed with the ‘Broncos’ in the same year, making him the highest-paid defensive player in ‘NFL’ history and the highest-paid defensive player in ‘AFC’ history.
Von Miller Net Worth
Von Miller is an American football linebacker for the Denver Broncos who has a net worth of $40 million. He is the son of former NFL player Von Miller. Von Miller was born in 1989 in Dallas, Texas, where he attended DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas, where he played high school football. Von Miller is married and has two children. Von Miller had 37 tackles, seven sacks, fourteen tackles for loss, and twelve quarterback hurries during his junior season.
He finished his senior season as the Defensive MVP of the year for District 8-5A after recording 76 tackles, 6 sacks, and 14 tackles for loss. Von Miller was a defensive end for the Texas A&M Aggies during his collegiate football career.
Von Miller was named to the Big 12 Freshman All-Star team in 2007 after recording 22 tackles, two sacks, four tackles for a loss, and a forced fumble. Von Miller was a sophomore linebacker who played on the weak side.
With the Jaguars in his junior season, Von Miller played the jack position, which was a hybrid defensive end/linebacker position that allowed him to make the most of his exceptional pass-rushing ability. When he reached his senior year, Miller was playing the outside linebacker position for the 3-4 defense.
The Denver Broncos picked Von Miller with the second overall choice in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft, making him the most valuable player in the league. Von Miller has been selected to the Pro Bowl on two separate occasions.
After earning Second Team All-Pro accolades as a rookie in 2011, he earned first-team All-Pro honors as a sophomore in 2012. Von Miller made a total of $35 million in salary and sponsorships between June 2017 and June 2018, according to Forbes.
Von Miller Quotes
“I’ve had asthma my whole life. My mom used to hook the generator up to the Suburban and roll the extension cord all the way down to the football field and have my nebulizer hooked up to that so I could take treatments in-between offense and defense. I was in the fifth grade when she started doing that.” – Von Miller
“I like the sci-fi channel. Just science in general. I came across a segment on time travel and how time travel is possible. We create a spaceship that’s moving at almost the speed of light, we go in that spaceship in outer space, and we fly around for a year, when we get back to Earth, Earth would’ve aged 10 years.” – Von Miller
“I like Lil Wayne’s style. His style probably influences me the most. Basically, he’s just wearing exactly what he feels like wearing. He goes to the club, and he’s got shorts and a wife-beater on. That shows you what type of celebrity he is and what he is able to pull off, fashion-wise. I try to be in that same lane.” – Von Miller
“Out of high school, I was, like, 202-205 pounds. My rookie season, I was, like, 245; I got up to like 272, and I tore my ACL. I don’t know if my weight was part of the cause of that, but I got hurt, so I just tried to re-evaluate my situation.” – Von Miller
Dietrich Von Miller is a professional American football player who currently plays as an outside linebacker for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. The NFL’s “NFL Top 100 Players of 2017” list has him as the second-ranked player, making him the highest-ranked defensive player in the league.
Von Miller’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $40 million as of 2022.