- Also Known As:
- Vonnie B'Vsean
- Date of Birth:
- March 26, 1989
- 6' 3"
Von Miller (born Vonnie B’Vsean Miller in DeSoto, Texas, on March 26, 1989) is an American professional football player for the Denver Broncos. From 2008-2010, he played three seasons of college football for the Texas A&M Aggies where he was a two-time All American linebacker. Von then entered the 2011 NFL draft, where he was selected by the Broncos as a second overall pick. Von was named to the Pro Bowl his rookie year and was named the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year. After four appearances in the Pro Bowl, Von’s first trip to the Super Bowl was in 2016. Von was the third fastest player to reach 50 sacks taking him just 58 games to accomplish the feat on Sept. 18, 2015. On Jan. 24, 2016, Von recorded 2.5 sacks on Tom Brady in the AFC championship game, a Broncos record.
Best Known For:
Von is best known as the Denver Broncos star outside linebacker, and one of the NFL’s biggest stars.
Von was raised near Dallas, Texas and grew up active in sports and athletics. He has a younger brother, Vinsynzie Miller. Von’s parents are Von Miller and Gloria Miller, who operate a power supply company. In Aug. 2013, Von was arrested on failure to appear charges which were driving related. Then Von again had legal issues when, in Sept. 2013 in Colorado, he was cited for driving and speeding with a suspended license.