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Miller Takes the Field

Posted Jul 28, 2011

Rookie Von Miller participated in his first professional practice session Thursday.


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- When he found out his contract was finalized, the first words out of Von Miller's mouth summed up his bright future quite well.

"I get to play football," he said.

He sure does, and the second overall selection of the 2011 NFL Draft trotted out onto the field at Dove Valley Thursday night for his first official practice as a Bronco.
 
Playing football is all it's really ever been about for Miller, who was very accepting of the new rookie wage scale, and couldn't wait to get on the field with his new teammates as soon as possible.
 
His excitement was evident from his first steps out of the locker room, as the rookie came out in his No. 58 uniform with a big smile, leaping in front of teammates ahead of him.
 
"I'm super excited. I was anxious to get out here and when we locked it up I was happy to get out here and practice," Miller said."Getting out there with all the guys and just run around and running into people -- it's been a long time since I did all that, so it was great to get out there."
 
Miller's first practice was just a walkthrough, but the outside linebacker did record an interception on a throw from Kyle Orton. The intensity will surely ratchet up Saturday when Miller and the rest of the Broncos put on the pads for the first time.
 
"I'm eager to put them on Saturday. It's been a long time as well," Miller said. "The last time I hit somebody was January 7, Cotton Bowl. I'm anxious to knock the cobwebs off."
 
Everyone is eager to see Miller at full-speed, where he can show off his abilities to rush the quarterback and track plays down from sideline and sideline.
 
Those plays will come in due time, but on this his first official day in the pros, Miller was just soaking it all in.
 
"I called all my guys back at (Texas) A&M. I called my mom, my dad, it was just an exciting moment to finally achieve my dream," Miller said. "I got drafted and everything, but when I finally put my name down on that piece of paper, it was a surreal experience and something I'll always remember."

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