64 Facts About Von Miller

1. Von Miller was selected to the 2019 Pro Bowl as a starting outside linebacker, which was his seventh career and fifth consecutive Pro Bowl.

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2. Von Miller became the highest paid defensive player in NFL history, with the highest amount of guaranteed salary.

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3. Von Miller became eligible to play on October 20, 2013, when the Broncos played the Indianapolis Colts.

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4. Von Miller capped off the 2012 season finishing second in voting for Defensive Player of the Year and being named first-team All-Pro.

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5. Von Miller wears No 58 in honor of his favorite football player, the late former Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Thomas.

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6. Von Miller became the Aggies' highest draft pick since Quentin Coryatt, who was selected second overall in 1992.

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7. Von Miller was the highest selected linebacker since LaVar Arrington went No 2 to the Washington Redskins in 2000.

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8. Von Miller was persuaded by former NFL running back LaDainian Tomlinson to join the lawsuit.

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9. Von Miller posted 10.5 sacks and 17.5 tackles for loss.

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10. Von Miller became the first Aggie to be named a first team All-American since Jason Webster in 1999.

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11. Von Miller recorded two sacks, four tackles for loss, and a forced fumble.

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12. Von Miller was drafted by the Broncos second overall in the 2011 NFL Draft.

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13. Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller rips the ball from Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson for a fumble recovery.

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14. Von Miller describes this chain of events as though spending hours learning about Haast's eagle was a highlight of his offseason.

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15. Von Miller hosted his annual All Hallows' Eve bash for his teammates on Monday.

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16. Von Miller competed in the 110m hurdles, triple jump and javelin throw.

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17. On September 17, 2005 Von Miller became the third-fastest player to reach 50 sacks in NFL history.

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18. Von Miller wears the No 58 in honor of the late Derrick Thomas, who was his favorite player growing up.

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19. Von Miller was missing classes on the regular, so Sherman suspended him for the spring game.

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20. In 2013, Von Miller bought 38 chickens to raise on his eight-acre property outside Dallas.

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21. Von Miller kicked off his NFL career in epic fashion by causing a fumble on his first snap against the Oakland Raiders.

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22. Von Miller was selected by the Denver Broncos with the second overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.

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23. Von Miller was born on March 26, 1989 in DeSoto, Texas.

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24. Von Miller made an immediate impact in his first year as a professional.

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25. Von Miller was a star in both track and football at DeSoto High School, but some college football recruiters were concerned about his relatively small size for a defensive lineman of 6 feet 3 inches and 212 pounds (96.2 kg).

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26. Von Miller kicked off his football career as a four-star recruit, and was courted by prestigious universities, including Florida, Ole Miss, Texas Tech, and Oklahoma.

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27. Von Miller joined Reggie White and @DeMarcusWare as the only players with 10 sacks in seven of their first eight NFL seasons.

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28. Von Miller joins elite company with sack on Philip Rivers.

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29. Von Miller joins Emmanuel Sanders who won a Player of the Week award this year, in Week 7, but on the offensive side of the ball.

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30. Von Miller passed another Broncos legend in Karl Mecklenburg, as each had three DPOW awards before this one pushed the current superstar ahead.

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31. Von Miller sets new Broncos record as Defensive Player of the Week.

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32. Von Miller can change the course of a game, which is something that Tomlin is keenly aware of ahead of their Week 12 matchup.

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33. In the end, Von Miller said, the pursuit is never quite over.

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34. Von Miller has five sacks in the past four games, while Chubb has 6.5 sacks in the past four.

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35. Von Miller has sacked Rivers 15 times, by far the most of any quarterback he's ever faced and almost twice as many times as No 2 on the list, Alex Smith, with eight.

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36. Von Miller said so many other defenders are bothered by Rivers because of his talent and renowned trash talk.

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37. Von Miller said the only reason he used to despise Rivers was the uniform he wears.

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38. Von Miller said that if Rivers were surrounded by the talent the likes of which Tom Brady, Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger have enjoyed throughout their careers, "he'd have multiple Super Bowls just like those guys.

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39. Denver Broncos were on the brink, but Von Miller kept hope alive with this interception on Phillip Rivers.

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40. Von Miller was the second pick of the 2011 draft by the Denver Broncos.

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41. In 2018, Von Miller has 10 sacks and four forced fumbles with six games yet to be played.

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42. Von Miller picked off Rivers in the third quarter and returned it for 42 yards, which ultimately led to a three-yard touchdown run by Royce Freeman.

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43. Von Miller has notched a sack in five consecutive games and is within 4.0 sacks of Simon Fletcher's 97.5 career sacks, which rank first in franchise history.

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44. Von Miller recorded a sack and an interception against Philip Rivers and Los Angeles.

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45. Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 1.

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46. On March 8, 2016, Von Miller was announced as one of the celebrities who will compete on season 22 of Dancing with the Stars.

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47. In 2012, Von Miller created Von's Vision to provide Denver-area youth with eye examinations and eyewear.

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48. In September 2013, Von Miller was cited for speeding and driving with a suspended license in Arapahoe County, Colorado.

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49. In August 2013, Von Miller was arrested on a failure to appear warrant for driving-related charges in October 2012.

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50. As of 2017's NFL off-season, Von Miller held at least four Denver Broncos franchise records for sacks, including:.

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51. On December 19, 2017, Von Miller was named to his sixth Pro Bowl.

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52. Von Miller finished the 2016 regular season with 13.5 sacks and 24 quarterback hits.

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53. Von Miller recorded six tackles, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, and two quarterback hurries, and was named Super Bowl MVP for his performance.

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54. On September 17, 2015, Von Miller became the third-fastest player in NFL history to reach 50 sacks career.

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55. In July, 2013, ESPN reported that Von Miller had been suspended four games for violating league policy, pending appeal.

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56. In 2012, Von Miller teamed up with Ubisoft, makers of the video game The Hip Hop Dance Experience, to create his very own sack celebration dance called "The DeSoto Shuffle" that was inspired by the video game.

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57. Von Miller finished the season third in sacks with eighteen and a half, breaking a Denver Broncos record of seventeen previously held by Elvis Dumervil.

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58. Von Miller was selected to the 2012 Pro Bowl and was named AP Defensive Rookie of the Year.

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59. On July 28, 2011, Von Miller officially signed with the Denver Broncos.

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60. Von Miller was drafted by the Denver Broncos second overall in the 2011 NFL Draft.

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61. In March 2011, Von Miller was selected to represent top flight rookies in the NFL Labor Union talks.

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62. Von Miller was projected to be a second round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft had he passed on his senior season.

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63. Early in the season, Von Miller suffered a high ankle sprain that held him back for the first six games.

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64. For his efforts, Von Miller was named first team All Big-12 at defensive end and was named a first-team All-American by Sporting News and Sports Illustrated.

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