|Cleo Miller played two final seasons in the United States Football League with the Michigan Panthers. He posed next to a display at the Hall that includes the jersey he wore during the Panthers’ 1983 championship season.|
Former NFL running back Cleo Miller visited the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Monday.
Originally signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Chiefs in 1974, Miller was picked up on waivers by the early in the 1975 season.Used primarily as a blocker, Miller was a multi-purpose player for Cleveland through 1982.
Today, he ranks ninth in Browns history in rushing yards (2,286) and rushing touchdowns (16). He also is fifth in career rushing average (4.19). Miller led the team in receptions in 1977 with 41 catches.
In 115 career NFL games, Miller amassed 2,492 yards rushing; recorded 140 career catches for 1,175 yards; and also returned 34 kickoffs for 660 yards.
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Cleo Miller’s lone 100-yard rushing game of his NFL career came in the Browns’ 27-16 win over the Buffalo Bills at Rich Stadium on Oct. 23, 1977. See the official play-by-play (aka Game Book) from his milestone game. PDF (2.58 MB)>>>
The Pro Football Hall of Fame houses a photo collection of more than two million images. See this photo of Cleo Miller from his playing days. PDF (513 KB)>>>