Bears set to make third Holiday Bowl appearance
Bears Set To Make Third Holiday Bowl Appearance
Keenan Allen selected as team's offensive MVP; Mychal Kendricks and D.J. Holt share defensive MVP honors.
Golden Bears and Longhorns to square off at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.
Anger, Allen and Schwartz join Kendricks as first-team selections; a total of 15 Golden Bears honored.
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AFTER CAL: Agreed to terms on an undrafted free agent contract with the Denver Broncos on April 29, 2012 ... participated at Cal's 2012 Pro Day.
CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Played in 46 games with 34 starts, compiling totals of 64 receptions for 774 yards and five touchdown catches, the first of which came on his first career reception as a freshman in 2008 and provided the winning score late in the fourth quarter of a 24-17 Emerald Bowl victory over Miami, Fla. ... has added 778 all-purpose yards (774 receiving, four kick return) and two tackles.
2011(Game-by-Game Stats): Had 24 catches for 263 yards and a career-high three touchdown receptions while starting all 13 contests, catching at least one pass in 12, to earn an honorable mention all-conference selection from the Pac-12's coaches ... credited with the first kick return of his career for four yards to give him 267 all-purpose yards ... twice named an honorable mention selection for the College Football Performance Awards' Tight End Performer of the Week honors ... captured the team's Pappy Waldorf Award on offense ... had at least one reception in 12 of 13 games ... had a career-high-tying five catches for a season-high 67 yards at UCLA ... had four catches for 21 yards at Oregon and three for 16 at Stanford ... posted his first career two-touchdown game with a pair of TD grabs for 27 yards and his first kick return ... had two receptions on two other occasions in the season-opener vs. Fresno State (32 yards) and at Arizona State (10 yards) ... had a season-long 44-yard reception on his only catch against Utah that was one short of his career high of 45 ... came up with single catches vs. Washington State (19 yards), vs. Presbyterian and Texas in the Holiday Bowl (nine yards), at Washington (five yards) and vs. Oregon State (four yards) ... ... named the No. 20 draft-eligible tight end by Phil Steele prior to the season ... on the watch list for the second consecutive season for the John Mackey Award given annually to the nation's top tight end ... on the Preseason Tight End Trophy Watch List of the College Football Performance Awards ... selected as a Cal "Player to Watch" in Lindy's preseason magazine.
2010 (Game-by-Game Stats): Played in 12 games with 11 starts ... contributed 13 receptions for 152 yards and a touchdown catch that came on a 45-yard reception from Brock Mansion at Oregon State and was the longest of his career ... earned honorable mention Tight End Performer of the Week honors from the College Football Performance Awards after catching a season-high-tying three passes for 53 yards at Oregon State ... also had a season-high-tying three catches for a season-high 57 yards receiving at Nevada, including a 32-yard reception from Kevin Riley that before the 45-yarder at Oregon State was tied for the longest of his career ... had a pair of catches for 19 yards vs. Arizona State, as well as single catches in five other contests (vs. UC Davis, vs. UCLA, at USC, at Washington State, vs. Oregon) ... had at least one catch in six consecutive games beginning vs. UCLA and ending vs. Oregon ... recorded the first tackle of his career at Oregon State ... on the watch list for the Mackey Award given annually to the nation's top tight end ... earned honorable mention preseason All-American honors from College Football Insiders, as well as first-team All-Pac-10 selections by Lindy's and Sporting News, second-team by Phil Steele and third-team according to Athlon ... listed by Steele as the nation's No. 13 draft-eligible tight end.
2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): An honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection ... tallied 26 receptions for 357 yards to rank third on the team in both categories ... was No. 24 in the Pac-10 in per-game receiving yards (32.45) ... played in 11 contests with 10 starts, missing back-to-back games vs. Oregon State and Arizona due to injury ... recorded at least one catch in each of the last 10 contests he played in after being shut out in the season opener against Maryland ... had a season-long 32-yard reception vs. Eastern Washington ... made a career-high five catches for 55 yards in the Poinsettia Bowl vs. Utah ... posted four receptions and a career-high 70 yards receiving against USC ... had three catches on three occasions at Stanford (53 yards), vs. Eastern Washington (48 yards) and at Arizona State (47 yards).
2008 (Game-By-Game Stats): Saw action in 10 games all off the bench as a true freshman, primarily as a backup tight end and on special teams ... his one catch came on Cal's last offensive play of the year - a two-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Nate Longshore with 2:41 left in the Emerald Bowl for the game-winning score in the Bears' 24-17 victory over Miami, Fla.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 18 tight end prospect in the country by Rivals and No. 53 according to Scout ... earned three-star ratings from both Rivals and Scout ... selected to the All-Far West squad by SuperPrep as a senior ... Cal-Hi Sports third-team All-State selection, first-team All-West Catholic Athletic League choice and San Jose Mercury News All-WCL pick as a junior when he posted 12 receptions for 106 yards and one touchdown for a run-dominated offense ... also contributed 69 tackles, 10.0 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks on the defensive side of the ball as a junior ... had 18 catches for 310 yards and five scores his senior year.
PERSONAL: Full name is Anthony Joseph Miller ... born January 22, 1990 ... parents are Antonio and Farida Miller ... has two sisters, Tiffany and Briana ... major is undeclared.
MILLER'S CAREER GAME HIGHS
LAST UPDATED: May 16, 2012