2014 CIS Football Player to Watch: Stephon Miller, Windsor Lancers


Source: Elisa Mitton, Windsor Sports Info /Photo credit Edwin Tam

Name: Stephon Miller
University: Windsor
Hometown: Pickering, Ont.
High school / Cegep: Pine Ridge High School
Position: Defensive Line
Academic program: Business Administration
Year of eligibility: 5
Height: 6-3
Weight: 235

Key stats 2013: 31 tackles in six games played,including a team high 10.5 tackles in Windsor overtime win overLaurier on September 28th.

CFL Draft: Drafted in the sixth round (46thoverall) in the 2014 draft by the Ottawa Redblacks

Entering his fifth year with the Lancer Football program, Milleris expected to make a big splash in the OUA in 2014. As a coreveteran in the defensive group, Miller has shown big-play potentialin the past which will be an important facet of the offense thisfall.

In 2013, the Pickering, ON native was fourth on the Lancerdefense with 31 total tackles and six sacks in six regular seasongames.

Miller was one of two Lancers drafted in the 2014 CFL draft,when he was selected 46th overall by the expansion OttawaRedblacks.

Always motivating teammates to take it to the next level,Stephon is an outstanding team leader who has a high off-seasoncommitment to the speed and conditioning program.

Stephon has been instrumental in keeping teammates focused andhe is well respected by his fellow teammates and coaches for hisstrong work ethic.

Head Coach Joe D’Amore on Stephon: “Stephon is aplayer who has developed his skills over the last 4 years and beingdrafted was a testament to his hard work and dedication,”said Coach D’Amore. “I believe Stephon is going tosolidify himself this season as one of the top pass rushers in theOUA. He will be a leader of the defensive front and is poise to bea candidate for all-Canadian honours.”

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